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Toulouse, the Pink City of France

Toulouse (in Occitan Tolosa) is a town in the south-west of France, capital of Haute-Garonne (31) and the Midi-Pyrénées region. It is also known as the capital of rugby and violets and is nicknamed « the pink city » because many buildings are made of pink brick.

Toulouse is a town in the south-west of France, capital of the Midi-Pyrénées region and prefecture of Haute-Garonne, halfway between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.

It is the fourth largest city in France, after Paris, Marseille and Lyon, with a population of 1,250,200 inhabitants. It is also the largest European city specializing in aeronautics and space, with companies such as the EADS group (Airbus and Astrium), the SAFRAN group (Safran Power, Technofan, Labinal …) Thales group (Thales Avionics and Thales Alenia Space), CNES etc. Finally, Toulouse has the fourth largest student population in France with 103,000 students.

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Discover the American School of Paris in France

asp_logo parisThe American School of Paris is a school that has an international community, it is located in Saint-Cloud at 42, Rue Pasteur. The school offers a fabulous American Studies program to prepare young people of all ages in a life of excellence, to personal and academic development but also in learning trades.

The American School of Paris was the first American school to have an international community in Europe, it was created in 1946. APS is ideally located in Paris, capital of France where we find all the culture and the art today as yesterday.

The school serves in particular to develop the skills of global citizenship through innovative programs and compassionate. A school that is as serious enthusiastic.
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Relais du Silence: an awakening of the senses in the heart of nature

relaisdusilence.comStay in a charming hotel “Relais du Silence” is a unique experience in an exceptional setting. Nestled in the heart of nature, their charming hotels invite you to let go to enjoy the moment.
Located in France and across Europe, many institutions « Relais du Silence » will make you discover the sea, the mountains, lakes and forests. Hotels blend harmoniously in their environment, leaving its place to a beautiful nature reserve. At each destination, the promise of unique discoveries that will accompany your desires of the moment.

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Top 10 most beautiful lakes in France

lac-d-ooSome like lounging on a beach on the Atlantic Ocean or the Mediterranean, others prefer the mountains and lakes it offers. In the top 10, we will present some of the finest and most famous in France. They come in all sizes, offering a unique show every time visitors who take the time to admire them, to go around or just bask on their beaches. Whether natural or artificial, that are all essential points if you spend your holiday with one of them. I had myself struggling to decide some of the nominees in this ranking, which I hope will make you want to travel.

1) Lake Annecy, the most beautiful lake in France Lire la suite de cette entrée »

Why you need to speak french before visiting France

Paris-FranceFrance abounds in memorable places and sites to visit! By choosing to stay in France language you learn not only the purest version of the language , but you also can discover a nation of exceptionally varied landscapes.
The authenticity of the rural villages , the growing dynamism of large urban areas, the French landscape is surprisingly different sides of its territory.
France is also known worldwide for its rich history and its monuments. So if you go to Paris , the capital, you can see many historical places , the essential Notre Dame de Paris and other great monuments.
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Marseille, European Capital of Culture, has attracted summer tourism

france-marseille-The European Capital of Culture has attracted more than 6 million curious since the beginning of the year, despite a tarnished by various facts repeated picture.

The attendance of Marseille Provence 2013 , European Capital of Culture has reached more than 6 million cumulative from the beginning of the year visits , according to figures from the prefecture .

« Very satisfactory » attendance in the eyes of the tourist office . According to the organization , the tendency to sulk appointment French side is offset by a foreign clientele increasingly large . The attendance of these visitors come from other countries to Marseille would have increased 27 % in July and August compared to 2012 , says the Culturebox site. In 2004 , the city of Lille, European Capital of Culture this year , attracted around 9 million visitors for the year. Lire la suite de cette entrée »