The geographical area of the “Beaujolais” extends along the eastern edge of the Massif Central between the Saône river to the east and the Beaujolais mountains to the west. Located in the Rhône and Saône-et-Loire departments, it is the southern extension of wine-growing Burgundy. The vineyard begins beyond the town of Mâcon and extends over …More
Valence is a commune in south-eastern France, the capital of the Drôme department and within the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
By its geographical location, Valence is one of the points of compulsory passage between Paris and the Mediterranean Sea. Its position at the centre of the meridian axis of the Rhone Valley places the city at the mouth …More
The Principality of Monaco (fr. Principauté de Monaco) is the second-smallest country by area in the world; only Vatican City is smaller. Monaco is the most densely populated country in the world. Part of French Riviera.
The principality benefits from a mild Mediterranean climate and has many luxury hotel facilities. The Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix …More
Béziers (fr. Béziers, Occitan: Besièrs) is a town and commune in the Occitanie region of Southern France; it is a subprefecture of the Hérault department.
Béziers is a member of the Union of French bullfighting cities, as Arles, Bayonne, Dax or Mont-de-Marsan.
Béziers is one of the oldest cities in France. Research published in March 2013 shows that Béziers dates …More
Sète (fr. Sète; Occitan: Seta), known as Cette until 1928, is a commune in the Hérault department in the region of Occitania in southern France. Its inhabitants are called Sétois.
Built upon and around Mont St. Clair, Sète is situated on the south-eastern end of the Étang de Thau, an enclosed saltwater lake used primarily for …More
Mèze (fr. Mèze, in occitan Mesa) is a commune in the Hérault department in southern France.
Lake de Thau or basin de Thau is the largest of a string of lagoons (étangs) that stretch along the French coast from the Rhône River to the foothills of the Pyrenees and the border to Spain in the Languedoc-Roussillon. …More
Terrassa (cat. Terrassa, sp. Tarrasa) is a city in the east central region of Catalonia, in the province of Barcelona, comarca of Vallès Occidental, of which it is the cocapital along with Sabadell.
Terrassa with a nominal GDP of more than €4 billion is in fourth place in cities with the highest GDP in …More
Sabadell (cat. Sabadell) is the fifth-largest city in Catalonia. It is in the south of the comarca of Vallès Occidental and its joint capital (co-capital), on the River Ripoll, 20 km north of Barcelona. Sabadell is located 190 m above sea level.
Archaeological remains found around Can Roqueta and Can Gambús indicate that the …More
Mataró (cat. Mataró) is the capital and largest town (resort) of the comarca of the Maresme, in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia Autonomous Community, Spain. It is located on the Costa del Maresme, to the south of Costa Brava, 30 kilometres north-east of Barcelona.
The city of Mataró has its origins in Roman times, …More
San Sebastián (or Donostia in Basque) is a coastal city and municipality, the capital of the Gipuzkoa province, and is located in the Basque Autonomous Community, in northern Spain. The city is located on the southern coast of the Bay of Biscay, 20 km from France. The population of San Sebastian’s municipality is 186,665 people …More