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Firminy
https://sitelecorbusier.com/en
http://www.ville-firminy.fr
https://colinbisset.com/2019/03/05/formidable-firminy

Tour de France

Le Tour de France

Celebrations
July 14 Bastille Day

Weather
http://www.wunderground.com/q/zmw:00000.1.07200?sp=LFRQ
http://www.wunderground.com/q/zmw:00000.37.07156

Headlines
http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20190804-why-the-french-love-to-say-no
https://www.politico.eu/article/france-fuel-tax-gilets-jaunes-dumps-controversial-fuel-tax
From Bordeaux to Brie, This Map Plots the Origin of Your Favorite French Food – Atlas Obscura
how-to-discover-the-real-france
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2014/04/breton-women
Langue bretonne. Spectaculaire action à la Cité de la voile de Lorient
France’s aristocratic gardens weave a pathway from present to past
Budget_travel_in_france

Music
https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/100-classic-french-songs/266530054

Rugby pioneers
https://www.facebook.com/RugbyPioneers/
http://rugby-pioneers.blogs.com
Rugby pioneers

Flickr groups
Flore de France
Ecotourism Europe Group
Freewheeling France Group

Recommended listening
The legacy of the Norman invasion – On the effects of French on English—and in particular on the upper and more formalized aspects of English society like the law, but also on the letter h—of the Norman invasion of England.

Iconic Buildings: Chartres Cathedral – One of France’s most famous buildings, the Chartres Cathedral is a fine example of Gothic architecture. Construction started in 1193 and wasn’t completed until 1220, and even today the cathedral retains a certain mystical power.

http://www.litteratureaudio.com/livre-audio-gratuit-mp3/rousseau-jean-jacques-les-reveries-du-promeneur-solitaire.html

http://tunein.com/search/?query=france
http://tunein.com/radio/RTL-1043-s6617
http://tunein.com/radio/Ch%C3%A9rie-FM-913-s3124

Twitter
@G_Cromer
@ID_Tourisme
@LovePaysLoire
@Tourisme_Veille
@Gaelle_Lac
@Reseau_ATD
@VA_Ecotourisme
@Jmtr_tourisme
@francediplo
@LaTourEiffel
@EcotourismFR
@ConsulFranceNYC
@PNRHL

YouTube
France24english
Michel Sardou Mix
Francelator

Tourism Portals
http://www.francetourism.com
http://us.franceguide.com
http://rendezvousenfrance.com
@RVenFrance

Tourism
http://www.veilleinfotourisme.frhttp://www.veilleinfotourisme.fr/taskforcehttps://twitter.com/Tourisme_Veille
http://www.ecotourisme-magazine.com
http://www.lejournaldelecotourisme.com
http://www.voyageons-autrement.com
http://www.pacte-tourisme-durable.org
http://www.tourisme-durable.orghttps://twitter.com/ActeursTourisme
International Coalition for Responsible Tourism – http://www.coalition-tourisme-responsable.org/ENGLISH/qui-sommes-nous.html

Accommodation
French Youth Hostel Association hifrance.org
Solarhotel.fr – First green hotel in Paris

Web Conferences
Le Webhttps://twitter.com/leweb

Geography
The State of France (2008) (Video)

Government
Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Spatial Planning

News
http://www.lexpress.fr
http://www.tv5.org
France 24YouTube@FRANCE24

Visas
france.visahq.com

Language
Indecipherably rude – The meaning of the word ‘rude’, as it is used in English, does not translate into French. Sophia Waters has been figuring out the mismatch in the cultural conceptions behind the dictionary definitions of this word, in both languages.

National Platforms and Booking portals
http://www.voyageons-autrement.com

France’s most beautiful villages – Some 32,000 villages have shaped the French countryside over time and those of them that are members of the Association “Les Plus Beaux Villages de France” (The Most Beautiful Villages of France) share the same passion and ambition: to make the exceptional quality of their heritage known and recognized and to invite you to encounter their history, their land, their culture and their inhabitants. Come and share an art of living, charm and authenticity in 156 places charged with emotions… http://www.les-plus-beaux-villages-de-france.org/en

Farm holidays: 5,200 farmers in the Bienvenue à la Ferme network. Savour farm produce, dine in a farmhouse inn, have your afternoon snack on the farm…Stay at a bed and breakfast or cottage, or even go camping on a farm. http://www.bienvenue-a-la-ferme.com/en/

http://www.stationverte.com/ – Nature tourism and rural tourism classification scheme and information portal

http://bistrotdepays.com/ – The objective of Bistrot de Pays is to contribute to the conservation and development of the economic and social fabric or rural areas through a local activity network, by maintaining, or recreating, the village cafe offering a variety of services in the locality including organisation of festivals and cultural activities, providing the main local tourism information documents, promoting local produce, offering restaurant service with a preponderance of local recipes and produce.

World Heritage
whc.unesco.org/en/statesparties/fr

Bikes
veloenfrance.fr
cycling-loire.com/ Loire à Vélo is an 800-kilometre cycle tourism route along the banks of France’s longest river, the Loire. The Loire à Vélo forms the western end of Eurovelo 6.
eurovelo6.org/Eurovelo 6 is the great trans-European route connecting the Atlantic with the Black Sea.
Velorution France – velorution.org
Cycling and Wine Tasting in Bordeaux, France
Taking the cycle on the train – velo.sncf.com

Government
service-public.fr
gouvernement.fr

Protected Areas
Parc naturel régional Périgord-Limousin http://www.parc-naturel-perigord-limousin.fr
http://www.parc-vosges-nord.fr
http://www.biosphere-vosges-pfaelzerwald.org
http://www.mab-france.org/eng/reserves/R_vosges.html

Local Taste
Vins de Loire – vinsdeloire.fr

Guide Books
Viatao – Guides for a responsible tourism

Associations
Mont Blanc Ecotourism Association – http://montblanc-ecotourisme.asso-web.com/

Food
percelay.bzh
https://www.facebook.com/maisonpercelay

Places
Brest
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brest,_France
http://www.mairie-brest.fr

Bretagne = Brittany
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CE-pV06_mY
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brittany
Best foot forward in Brittany
http://twitter.com/#!/BrittanyFerries
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Penmarch/106382869398820
http://www.wunderground.com/q/zmw:00000.1.07200?sp=LFRQ
http://www.brittanytourism.com/discover-our-destinations/heart-of-brittany-kalon-breizh/unmissable-sites/saint-gildas-et-les-chapelles-du-blavet

Club Bigouden
http://www.leclubbigouden.com
http://bigouden.weebly.com
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Club.Bigouden
http://escuiller.wix.com/big-club

Loire Valley
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loire_Valley
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%A2teau_de_Chambord
http://www.westernfrancetouristboard.com/loire.html
http://www.loirevalleytourism.com
http://www.loireavelo.fr/
Eco Musee de Veron– situated in two traditional 19th century farmhouses, the museum informs about the local area and the Loire Valley from past to present
Chateau de Chenonceau

Lorraine
tourisme-metz.com
tourisme-lorraine.fr

Lyon
City walks Lyon Greeters http://www.lyoncitygreeter.com/EN/

Marseille
mp2 Marseille Airport
http://colinbisset.com/2015/07/01/a-radiant-unity
http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/le-corbusiers-unite-dhabitation/6428242
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marseille
http://www.france.fr/en/regions-and-cities/marseille-mediterranean-capital.html

Montpellier
Montpellier’s international airport is served by 5 regular or low-cost companies (Air France, Ryanair, Easyjet, Iberia, Air Arabia). Other international airport in cities like Barcelona, Gerona, Marseille…. are connected by train to Montpellier.
SNCF (Rail)
Montpellier airport
TAM (bus, tramway)

Nantes
Nantes Walking Tours – Nantes Greeters
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/europeangreencapital/winning-cities/2013-nantes/index.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nantes
June 2-5, 2015 http://www.velo-city2015.com@Velocity2015 (Nantes, France)

Le Grand Eléphant // The Great Elephant

Nice
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nice
http://www.nice.fr/index.html

Normandy
http://www.normandie-tourisme.fr

Paris
paris
Parisien for a day – The Paris Greeters, walking tours in Paris

Perigord
http://www.perigord-vert.com/decouvrir.html

Poitou Charentes
http://www.poitou-charentes-vacances.com

Toulon
http://www.toulon.com
http://www.toulontourisme.com
http://www.rctoulon.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toulon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RC_Toulonnais

Toulouse
bibliothequedetoulouse.fr
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bibliothequedetoulouse
http://www.toulouse.fr
http://uk.toulouse-tourisme.com
http://tourism-midi-pyrenees.co.uk
The industrial hub with a creative heart

Versailles
Versailles

Filing

Tectono-volcanic Ensemble of the Chaine des Puys and Limagne Fault
http://www.chainedespuys-limagnefault.com

http://www.ffbsc.org

Election Présidentielle 2017
hashtag: #ElectionPresidentielle2017
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_presidential_election,_2017
http://www.politico.eu/article/president-emmanuel-macron-5-takeaways-france-election-win
http://www.politico.eu/article/emmanuel-macron-defeats-marine-le-pen-to-win-french-presidency-projection
https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/le-pen-is-just-a-gargantuan-polling-error-behind-macron
http://thehill.com/policy/international/332228-french-media-warned-avoid-publishing-emmanuel-macron-leaks
https://www.ft.com/content/35eb38fc-1e02-11e7-b7d3-163f5a7f229c
http://www.bbc.com/news/topics/f671cc6e-8cdd-4351-90d1-fcc3bae18534/france-presidential-election-2017
http://www.politico.eu/tag/french-elections-2017
http://www.francetvinfo.fr/elections
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkZir1L7fSY

Election Présidentielle 2017

World Heritage: Pont-d’Arc Cave
http://www.culture.gouv.fr/fr/arcnat/chauvet/en
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chauvet_Cave
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1426

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/12/141219-chauvet-paleolithic-cave-art-paintings-france-ancient-culture

Slideshare
Responsible Travel Week 2013 in France from Guillaume Cromer

Wikipedia
France
Marcel Marceau
Blaise Pascal
Government of France
Metric system
Maximilien Robespierre
Winwaloe
Point Penmarch
Reveries_of_a_Solitary_Walker
Impressionism
Foie gras
Philippe Petain
Antoine_de_Saint-Exup%C3%A9ry
Champagne

Planeta.com

France

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