4 French travel destinations

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For a real getaway sensation, you don’t always have to travel to faraway lands. Between its historic sites, gastronomic heritage and diverse landscapes, France is blessed with thousands of spots just begging to be (re)discovered! Here are four to explore.

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Stroll through historic Miramas

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Just a few kilometres from the city, you can admire the famous Pont Flavien, a bridge that has proudly reigned over the region since Roman times. From here, stroll along the Touloubre River and enjoy the lush landscape and idyllic spots to soak up the beautiful surroundings. 

13250 Saint-Chamas

You can also visit the American Vintage outlet at
McArthurGlen Provence – Le Village des Marques
ZAC de la Péronne, 13140 Miramas 

 

Go on a pedalo ride in Nailloux

 

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Nestled between forest and fields, Lake Thésauque offers an idyllic setting to anyone longing for a breath of fresh air. On the programme: swimming and pedalo rides for an athletic and relaxing time. 

31560 Montgeard

You can also visit the American Vintage outlet at
Village des Marques
31560, Nailloux

 

Visit a castle near Roppenheim

 

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Surrounded by a dense forest, Hohenbaden Old Castle was the cradle of the margraves of Baden. Now in ruins, it continues to enthrall History fans visiting the area. To see it for yourself, cross the German border and drive for a few kilometres.

10 Alter Schloßweg, 76532 Baden-Baden, Germany 

You can also visit the American Vintage outlet at
Village des Marques
1, route de l’Europe, 67480 Roppenheim

 

Sample cheese in Villefontaine 

 

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In their cheese shop, named Suiffet, Magali and François sell goat cheese in its every form and at different stages of ripeness. Choose some as a delicious souvenir or take some to a picnic next to the Pond of Saint-Bonnet just a few kilometres away. 

15 chemin de la Tour de Gonas, 38290 Frontonas

You can also visit the American Vintage outlet at
Centre Commercial The Village
Parc du Couvent, 38090 Villefontaine 

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