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Saint-Palais-sur-Mer and its rock formations

Saint-Palais-sur-Mer (Fr. Saint-Palais-sur-Mer) is a commune in the southwest of France, located in the department of Charente-Maritime, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its inhabitants are called the Saint-Palaisiens and the Saint-Palaisiennes. The city borders with Royan resort.

A seaside resort that took off at the end of the nineteenth century, Saint-Palais-sur-Mer is a residential town in the …

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Saint-Raphaël has been classified as a health resort since 1914

Saint-Raphaël (fr. Saint-Raphaël) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in south-eastern France. Part of French Riviera.

The town was classified as a health resort on 15 September 1914. Beaches and business tourism represent an important part of the local economy.

Together with Fréjus they form an urban location known as Fréjus-Saint-Raphaël.

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Villefranche-sur-Mer and its citadel

Villefranche-sur-Mer (Fr. Villefranche-sur-Mer) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region on the French Riviera and between Nice city and the Principality of Monaco, which is just west of the French-Italian border.

Tourism and attractions

The town has seven monuments listed in the inventory of historical monuments and 160 places and monuments listed in the …

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Beaulieu-sur-Mer means “beautiful place”

Beaulieu-sur-Mer (Fr. Beaulieu-sur-Mer) is a seaside village on the French Riviera between Nice and Monaco. It is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department and borders the communes of Èze, and Villefranche-sur-Mer.

Nestled amongst abundant vegetation, Beaulieu means “beautiful place” in French, and the city really proves it.

With its sandy beaches with palm trees and mild climate, Beaulieu is one of …

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Biarritz – King of beaches and beaches for kings

Biarritz (fr. Biarritz) – a luxury resort town belonging to the Atlantic Pyrenees Department (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), the New Aquitaine Region in southwestern France. Its current Basque name is Biarritz (or Miarritze), and its current Gascon name is Biàrrits.

The name Biarritz probably comes from the berarr Basque root, replacing belharr, “grass” with the suffix -itz addition and …

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Costa Daurada resorts

Spanish Mediterranean beaches. Costa Daurada

The Spanish coast stretches for several thousand kilometers. A small coastline stretch of the Tarragona province in Catalonia stands out among this length. Washed by the Balearic Sea, this coast is known in a tourist environment as the Costa Daurada, which means “golden coast” in Spanish. The region received …

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