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Bastogne in Belgium
Enter the historical atmosphere of the Battle of the Bulge during the Second World War. Visit Bastogne's museums and the Mardasson Hill Memorial. Discover the Bastogne city centre and the region's culinary specialties.
Biarritz in Basque Country
VIDEO: Biarritz in Basque Country in France - capital of surfing Biarritz, the most touristic town of the French Basque Country, is located in South-West of France close to the Spanish border. Biarritz's casino (opened in 1901) and beaches make the town a notable tourist center for Europeans and East Coast North Americans. The city has also become a prime destination for surfers from around the world: the Biarritz is considered as the French surfing capital.
Bruges in Flanders in Belgium
VIDEO: Discover Bruges in Belgium, the most beautiful Flemish town. Landmarks such as the belfry of Bruges, Beguinage, Minnewater castle and many more. Bruges is also perfect for tasting the world famous Belgian beer and Belgian chocolate.
Brussels in Belgium - Capital of Europe
Discover in Brussels, the capital of Europe and of Belgium, the buildings of the European Institutions as well as historical places and monuments such as the Grand Place market square or the statue of Manneken Pis. Brussels also offers the perfect opportunity to try tasty products from Belgium.
Charleroi: city safari in place sometimes called the ugliest city of Europe
VIDEO: Charleroi in Wallonia in Belgium: city safari in a destination called sometimes the ugliest city of Europe. Visit the unique City of Charleroi in Belgium. Charleroi, balancing between industrial decline and urban renaissance, is sometimes called the ugliest city of Europe, so now you can make your own judgement. Thanks to Charleroi Adventure, offering unique city safaris in Charleroi: http://charleroiadventure.com/en/
Châteaux of the Loire Valley
VIDEO: Châteaux of the Loire Valley in France: Château de Chenonceau and Château de Chambord Discover the two most famous châteaux of the Loire Valley in Western France: the Château de Chenonceau and the Château de Chambord. The Château de Chenonceau on the Cher river: the current château was built in 1514–1522 on the foundations of an old mill. After Palace of Versailles, it is the most visited château in France. Chambord is the largest château in the Loire Valley. It was constructed by King Francis I of France. This château is distinctive by its French Renaissance architecture blending medieval forms with classical Renaissance structures.
Christmas in Lorraine
Saint Nicholas parades as well as unique Christmas Market are part of the unforgettable Christmas traditions in Lorraine region in France. Come experience these Eastern France Christmas atmospheres in Metz, Nancy and the entire Vosges region for an unforgettable family trip.
Dinant in Belgium
Discover the amazing landscape of Dinant, a city located on the River Meuse in Wallonia. The town is world-famous for its citadel and collegiate church.
Etain in Lorraine: Petitcollin doll factory
Petitcollin is the oldest and ultimate French dolls maker. Company was founded in 1860 in Etain. Petitcollin has built up a wealth of expertise in manufacturing dolls and the result is a beautiful collection loved by children today. Petitcollin continues to make dolls in the traditional way and its factory and museum can be visited in Etain.
Metz Christmas market in Lorraine
Visit the Christmas market of, the second biggest Christmas Market in France. Enjoy all Christmas light decorations and the Saint Nicholas parade. You can also taste the culinary specialties such as Mulled wine.
Nancy in Lorraine region
Discover the beautiful architecture of the city of Nancy in Lorraine in France. The famous Place Stanislas of Nancy is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the City also during wintertime and enjoy Saint Nicholas Festival as well.
Provence: market of Apt
The market of Apt in Luberon in Provence (France) is taking place every Saturday since the early 16th century. In the Apt market you can find namely all kind of gastronomy products made by local producers of the Provence area.
Strasbourg - city of European Parliament
VIDEO: Strasbourg in Alsace - city of European Parliament Strasbourg in Alsace Region in Eastern France, is the City of the European Parliament and of the Council of Europe. The beautiful Strasbourg has also lots of other attractions like the unique medieval cathedral and the picturesque Petite-France district with half-timbered houses.
Strasbourg Christmas Market
VIDEO: Christmas market of Strasbourg in France The Christmas Market of Strasbourg in Alsace region is probably the most beautiful, oldest and the most important Christmas market in Europe. Strasbourg has been holding its "Christkindelsmärik" around the cathedral since 1570. Today the market is taking place in several squares of the city.
Verdun in Lorraine
Live the history of one the biggest battles of World War I which took place in Verdun in 1916. Visit the battlefields of Verdun and the numerous memorials and museums. Discover also the places of the battle of Argonne Forest, where US forces were fighting in 1918. The unique architecture of Verdun City Center is also a must.
Vosges Mountains in East of France
Discover Vosges Mountains in east of France, and enjoy its various great lakes during summertime. The ski resorts of Vosges are also great places to enjoy unique landscapes and activities. This is an ideal destination for a family trip in a peaceful environment, surrounded by nature in summer as well as during wintertime.
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