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  • Shopping in cityAix-en-provence travel tips
    The city is nice in the center. You can go shopping everywhere, also on the local markets. If you don't know where to go, just go to the tourist office. [...]
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  • The pope's palaceAvignon travel tips
    Visit the pope´s palace in the city center. But bring your own guide with you, because sometimes it´s difficult to question yourself through to the point you want to go to. [...]
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  • AntiquitiesBlesle travel tips
    If you visit Blesle, don't miss the Antiquities Shop on the Rue de la Bonale. They have many nice things, objects for everyday use and decoration. They are not expensive and you can even negotiate from the price. We bought 5 things ( for [...]
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  • Wine and Wine Trade MuseumBordeaux travel tips
    The museum is dedicated to the history and art of wine. It is located in the Chartrons quarter, which was the traditional center of wine merchants. The building of the museum is an 18th century manor house with the old cellars restored. [...]
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  • From Lille to Boulogne-sur-merBoulogne-sur-mer travel tips
    Boulogne-sur-mer is connected with major european cities by train. From Lille it takes approximately 2 hours by train (Ter - Transport express régional) and it costs about 40 euros for a round trip, for an adult (the price depends on the [...]
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  • Traditional foodBrioude travel tips
    Better visit the locals for lunch then going to restaurants that serve not so traditional French food like pizza. Locals are very kind and you can make yourself be understood even if they don't speak much English, eating their home prepared [...]
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  • The white cliffs of DoverCalais travel tips
    While visiting Calais you must see the amazing white cliffs of Dover, visible even from Calais when the wheather is clear. The cliffs started to develop 130 million years ago when coccoliths begun to gather on the bottom of the sea and [...]
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  • Catharian castleCarcassonne travel tips
    If you are close, you should take a look at the impressing Castel at Carcassone. It also offers a great view over the city. [...]
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  • The capital of climbingChamonix travel tips
    What can I say? Chamonix it's great, from the center of the town you can see the heights peak in Eastern Europe, Mont Blanc 4807m. There are many, hotel, great food, nightlife. You can do every outdoor activity here; from tracking to [...]
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  • Cathedral Notre DameClermont-ferrand travel tips
    The Gothic style Cathedral is the main attraction of the city. It would be really hard to miss it because it's huge. It was built from volcanic rock, just like all the other old buildings in the city, so it is totally black. If you look [...]
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  • Caise D'allocations FamilialesLille travel tips
    If you are a student in Lille, you can apply to CAF (Caise D'allocations Familiales), a form of help provided by the country for anyone that doesn't have a good material status. If you stay at a hostel, they usually cover a part of the cost [...]
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  • Silk workshopLyon travel tips
    Silk is manufactured in Lyon since the 16th century. They make beautiful things of skill, it must be one of the best jobs. :) The workshop can be visited only by groups of 40-50 people, but if you have the chance to get into a group, [...]
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  • St. Guilhem le DésertMontpellier travel tips
    Close to Montepeiller, there is the village St. Guilhem le Désert. This medieval village is one of the most beautiful ones of France and lies on the way of the Jakobspilgrimage. At the central place of St.Guilhem there is the backery Bals [...]
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  • Jules Verne MuseumNantes travel tips
    Verne was born in Nantes and the Museum was opened for the occasion of the 150th anniversary of his birth. It's a great place for everyone who lived Verne's works in his/her childhood, or even now. The building is not very big, but the [...]
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  • Ancient Nemausus in the modern city areaNimes travel tips
    If you are at Nimes, and you are interested in looking at roman history, you should visit several places. The amphitheater, from the end of the 1st century a.d., is very well preserved. There are still bull fightings beeing held. The [...]
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  • Joan of Arc DayOrleans travel tips
    As you may know, Orleans was the hometown of Joan of Arc, the heroine of France. She changed the outcome of the Hundred Years War in the favour of the French. Now the whole city of Orleans is comemorating her. She is honored with museums [...]
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  • Welgrow Travel Announces New Luxury Tours to FranceParis travel tips
    Recognized as the most celebrated luxury travel operator in India, Welgrow Travels announced special luxury tours to the romantic capital of the world – France. A fun filled luxury tour with Welgrow Travels will take you to the best of [...]
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  • Automobile MuseumReims travel tips
    There are more than 200 vehicles exposed in this wonderful museum. It is ran by a pocketful of car collectors and displays vehicles from 1908 to the present days. In the museum you can find cars, motorbikes, plaques, period advertising [...]
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  • La Piscine - A museum on top of a swimming poolRoubaix travel tips
    In Roubaix there is a “must see” sight called La Piscine (The swimming pool). It is in fact a museum (Museum of Art and Industry) opened after intense renovations in 2001. The museum is build on top of a swimming pool constructed [...]
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  • The valleyRoussillon travel tips
    You should really visit the valley with the grounds existing in several colours, done by nature. [...]
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Lille Travel guide

   Legend has it that the foundation of the city can be traced to the year 640. But if the archives are to be checked, the name of the city first emerged by the year 1066. The name Lille traces its roots to the term insula or l’Isla and a reference to the fact that the area was at one time marshy.    Prior to the 1960s and the 1970s, the city of Lille was known as an important city for various industries like coal, mining and textiles. But during the 1970s, these industries fell and the city of Lille transformed into a city that supported the service sector. [...]
 
 
 

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