Pointe Rouge Beach
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Marseille Things to Do: Visit the Pointe Rouge Beach and the Frioul Islands

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Now the summer has arrived it’s the perfect time for a trip down to one of Marseille’s southerly beaches, Pointe Rouge. It’s sandy and sheltered and the lifeguards are already in place. It was developed in the 60s, and the marina now hosts 1,800 boats. …Continue reading …

Provence Summer Cool Down Gorges du Toulourenc
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Discover 3 Wet Places to Cool Down in Provence this Summer

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: It’s nearly 9pm and it’s still around 30 degrees on the terrace this evening. The weather over the last couple of weeks has been bizarre, ranging from the day I got in the car at Uzès to see the display reading 47degrees to a week …

French Riviera beaches @Fibitee
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TOP 12 favourite beaches on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: The French Riviera, or Côte d’Azur as it’s called in French, is famous (and possibly infamous) for its beaches. There are an enormous variety in the approximately 125 kilometres of coastline between Menton and St Tropez, from pebbles to fine white sand, from long …

Nice Beach @bfblogger2015
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Heading for a Beach in France? Nice!

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Traveling by train from Uzes to Nice for a weekend at the beach is a piece of cake. The low cost train fare makes the trip a “must.” Now that I’m planning to travel a lot by train in Europe, I’m glad to have …

White Horses of Camargue @Bfblogger2015 @alanmcbride
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White Horses on the Beach: Festival d’ Abrivados Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: When I heard there were going to be white horses racing on the beach at Saites-Maries-de-la-Mer, I couldn’t wait to get there. I sent a note to my photographer friend, Alan McBride, and suggested he join me with his fancy cameras. It was an …

MuCEM views #Marseille #Provence #MUCEM @PerfProvence
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Reasons to Visit Marseille Must See List

It is too bad that some visitors shy away from France’s second biggest port, scared off by Marseille’s somewhat edgy reputation. In the past, they might have been right, but now it would be a crying shame to miss the museums and the shopping in Marseille. When you go this …

Paloma beach St Jean Cap Ferrat #FrenchRiviera @FibiTee
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A beach-a-week: Paloma Beach, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: With the best of intentions earlier this summer I set out to write about a beach a week, which didn’t seem such a hard target, however last week got the better of me and I forgot!  But summer isn’t over in the South of …

Beach Ste Marguerite island #Cannes #CotedAzur @FibiTee
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A beach-a-week: île Sainte-Marguerite

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Continuing on our tour of beaches on the French Riviera, this week’s destination isn’t really one beach but a whole island of beaches.  Ile Sainte-Marguerite is located just off Cannes, easily reached by a 15 minute ferry ride, and bursting with tiny rocky bays, …

Beach at Pointe de lAiguille @FIBITee #CotedAzur
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A beach-a-week: la Pointe de l’Aiguille

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: This is the next addition in her series on “A Beach a Week.” Enjoy the latest glimpse at the best of the Cote d’Azur. In case you’re not aware, I’ve been running a little summer series, writing about one local beach each week for …

Esclamandes beach St Aygulf Esclamandes Frejus Cote d'Azur @FibiTee
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A beach-a-week: Esclamandes, St Aygulf

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Today’s beach in my series a-beach-a-week is one of the longest sandy beaches on the Côte d’Azur, situated just east of Fréjus at the edge of St Aygulf in the Var.  Esclamandes beach consists of 4 sections – family (regular), nudist, kitesurf and dogs …