Discover the Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy

Mont Saint-Michel is a rocky tidal island located in Normandy, at the mouth of the Couesnon River, near the city of Avranches. The highest point of the island ... lire plus !

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Pyrénées mountains

One of the main features of the Pyrenees mountains is that they form a natural border between France and Spain. There is a French proverb saying: “Vérité en ... lire plus !

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Pentecost day in France: la Pentecôte

The word Pentecost comes from the Ancient Greek pentếkosta which means “the fiftieth day”. The Pentecost is a Christian feast taking place fifty days after Easter. It celebrates ... lire plus !

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Ascension Day: Why is it a Public Holiday in France?

Christians celebrate the Ascension of Jesus forty days after Easter. Ascension Day always falls on a Thursday, hence the name “Jeudi de l’Ascension” (Ascension Thursday). [lwptoc] Ascension Day: ... lire plus !

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Discover the historic town of Nantes

Nantes is the capital city of the Pays de la Loire region and the département of Loire-Atlantique. It is located on the estuary of the Loire, the Erdre ... lire plus !

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