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Pays des Gorges du Verdon

5 August 2012 | by Pierre-Alexandre

We had a wonderful family holiday in the Alpes de Haute-Provence, in the surroundings of Esparron de Verdon, near the Gorges du Verdon, first in July 2005 and then in August 2012. Here is a summary of the places visited, illustrated by these


Cassis Calanques

5 July 2005 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Cassis Calanques constitute, in Provence, a classified site of 4,000 hectares of nearly 20 km long and 4 km wide on the municipalities of Marseille, Cassis, and La Ciotat. We spent a day in 2005 exploring these wonders. Morgiou, Sugiton, Devenson, Port-Pin, and Port-Miou are the most


Photos of Lac du Salagou

10 July 2003 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Lac du Salagou was created in 1969 by the Conseil Général at about fifty kilometers from Montpellier, near Clermont-l'Hérault. The wine crisis prompts the public authorities to envisage a conversion


Parc des Oiseaux (Villars-les-Dombes)

19 April 2003 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Parc des Oiseaux, located in Villars-les-Dombes, 30 minutes from Lyon by the A46 motorway exit "Les Echets" (15 minutes) or 1 hour 30 min from Geneva and Annecy by the A40 motorway exit "Pont d'Ain" (30 minutes), remains a place of wildlife of a rare quality



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