Les Calanques

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The Calanques National Park is a privileged space that has something to surprise you. With an immediate proximity to the second largest city in France, such a wild fauna and flora is unprecedented in France.


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If there is anything about Marseille that makes everyone agree, it is our creeks! Even the most acerbic critics of the Phocaean city remain stunned by such beauty. Sumptuous landscapes, a blue sea that the whole world envies us. Put on your shoes and get ready to be amazed!


Choco Story - Museum

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The Chocolate Museum immerses its visitors in the history of cocoa and chocolate. From the Mayas to today's fine gourmets and Spanish conquerors. Children will discover the museum during a game drive.


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Choco-Story provides an answer to all these questions and many more. It traces the 5500 years of chocolate history in words, images and flavours. The museum plunges the visitor into the fabulous world of chocolate and takes him on an exciting adventure through time, to live intensely with the eyes, nose and mouth!

Young or old, fanatical or simply curious... everyone will find their happiness at the Chocolate Museum. As for the many authentic artifacts, they will delight history lovers.


Royal Museums of Fine Arts

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The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium are open to everyone. Their objective is to make your visit as enjoyable and rewarding as possible.


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The collection of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium covers a period extending from the 15th to the 21st centuries.

 

It provides a vast overview of western art, with remarkable ensembles of works of artists from Belgium or from the former Southern Netherlands. Composed mainly of paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints, it also includes, in particular through donations or deposits, items of decorative arts and furniture along with a small number of non-European works.


Vimy Ridge Memorial

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Canada's most impressive tribute overseas to those Canadians who fought and gave their lives in the First World War is the majestic and inspiring Canadian National Vimy Memorial which overlooks the Douai Plain from the highest point of Vimy Ridge, about ten kilometres north of Arras.


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Canada's most impressive tribute overseas to those Canadians who fought and gave their lives in the First World War is the majestic and inspiring Canadian National Vimy Memorial which overlooks the Douai Plain from the highest point of Vimy Ridge, about ten kilometres north of Arras.

 

The Memorial does more than mark the site of the engagement that Canadians were to remember with more pride than any other operation of the First World War. It stands as a tribute to all who served their country in battle in that four-year struggle and particularly to those who gave their lives.


Battle of Seicheprey

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On April 20th, 1918, in Seicheprey, France, near the St. Mihiel Salient, American soldiers engaged in their first significant infantry battle of World War I.


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In 1918, Pershing started sending a number of his divisions to the St. Mihiel Salient for combat exposure, and in situ training. This front-line training involved units from the 26th Division, known at the “Yankee Division”.

 

The battle of Seicheprey occurred on the southern side of the St. Mihiel salient. There, three companies of the Yankee Division's 102nd Regiment occupied a trench, known as the Sibille trench.

 

On April 20th, the German Army attacked from the northeast, north, and northwest, arriving at the town simultaneously in three different groups. This attack outmaneuvered the Americans, and inflicted a number of American battle casualties, which ranged between 400 and 500 people wounded & killed.

 

However, the Yankee Division did not back down from the attack. They initiated a counter-attack that night, in which the 102nd Regiment took lead, and as a result, was the hardest affected. The counter-attack regained the American trenches.

 

Despite the casualties and German taunts, the 26th Division proved to the Germans that they a serious military group -- sacrificing their lives, rather than surrendering when surrounded.


Synagogue of Carpentras

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Built in 1367, Carpentras Synagogue is the oldest synagogue still in use today in France, and one of the oldest in Europe.

Carpentras Tourist Office offers guided visits in French, English, and German, to enable visitors an informative experience learning about the history of Jews in the Comtat Venaissin.


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Your guide will lead you through historic neighbourhoods in the heart of Carpentras, as well as the lower ground floors and prayer room in the synagogue.

On the ground and lower ground floors are the baths and pools (mikvé), designed for Jewish ritual cleansing, including the early pool that dates back to the 14th century. Other rooms house the bakery and ovens. The 18th century sanctuary is on the first floor.


Abbaye de La Sauve-Majeure

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Located between the Garonne and the Dordogne, in the Entre-Deux-Mers, the abbey takes its name from the great forest, or "Silva Major", which characterized the surrounding landscape. She soon became the head of priories spread from England to Aragon, and then became a stopover on the pilgrimage to Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle.


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La Sauve-Majeure is one of the most beautiful examples of Romanesque architecture and sculpture in the Southwest. From its bell tower, it offers a unique view of the Entre-Deux-Mers landscape.

 

On a bewitching site, vast of 3 hectares, the ruins of the monastic buildings and the cloister adjoin an abbey church famous for its historical capitals, which illustrate the sacred texts and the medieval imagination.

It has a lapidary museum and is a haven that invites you to stroll around.


Saint Joseph's Catholic Church

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St Joseph’s is an English speaking Roman Catholic Parish with parishioners coming from over 40 different countries and every continent in the world.


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We are blessed with a rich diversity of personalities, talents, commitment and ideas - all of which go towards making this a very much lively and vibrant community. Conveniently located between the Arc de Triomphe and Parc Monceau, we are always happy to welcome visitors to Paris.


Auberge du Parc Carola

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The Auberge du Parc Carola is located near the Sources Carola de Ribeauvillé, at the entrance of this beautiful village in Alsace in the Haut Rhin.

A special culinary journey awaits you in the bistronomic universe of Michaela Peters and Laurent Pellegrini.


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Authentic cuisine, prepared with love by a couple whose humility - the true humility of great professionals - does not bother them with the useless. The taste, the mastery of the recipes, are simply the result of their common passion.

Lunch or dinner with friends or alone, eyes in the eyes to share a gourmet pleasure, but also events and family gatherings, as life sometimes gives the opportunity.

An authentic cuisine, without artifice but exceptionally brilliant and creative, a place at last, a setting, a welcome, to be remembered ABSOLUTELY!


Hotel de Berri*****

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Nestled in the middle of an exclusive green oasis in the heart of the city, Hôtel de Berri, a hotel called The Luxury Collection, Paris stands in the 8th arrondissement, which is very popular.


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Paying tribute to the greatest names in 20th century decorative arts, the hotel offers a renowned private art collection in an environment of typically Parisian elegance to offer the authentic atmosphere of a home. Occupying the former residence of avant-garde fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli, Hôtel de Berri enjoys a fascinating cultural heritage dating back to the 20th century.


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