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La Roque Saint Christophe France

La Roque Saint-Christophe, rock houses of the Neanderthals

La Roque Saint-Christophe is a kilometer-long gorge in the middle of a rock in Dordogne. It used to serve as homes from the time of the Neanderthals to the 16th century. Nowadays it’s open for visitors. There are some guided tours given that give the opportunity to learn more about the former life of the …

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Paintings come to life in Carrières de Lumières

Near the picturesque village of Les-Baux-de-Provence lies the Carrières de Lumières, a quarry where bauxite was once used for the construction of the villages in the area. Now it is an interesting site where you can enjoy a beautiful spectacle.   Paintings come to life After buying a ticket you’ll walk through a door into …

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Les Baux-de-Provence, one of the most beautiful villages of France

Last summer Maxime and I were away for a weekend in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, a village in the Alpilles national park. The village is not far from the city of Avignon and we traveled to this region for a cycling race. Of course we also had to visit the beautiful village of Les-Baux-de-Provence and its castle. Build …

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Visit Carcassonne, a fortified town in the South of France

  As I child I would visit France with my parents, brother and sister. I loved visiting old caves, castles and so on. I think it’s super interesting to learn  about the way people have lived in the past. The city of Carcassonne is one of those places. It’s the most beautiful preserved medieval city …

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