5 activities to explore France in a fresh way

Need an escape? Here are 5 activities that will stimulate your brain and lift your spirit while deepening your knowledge about France!

Endless Mountains

Do you dream of the imposing landscape of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region? Explore the hidden secrets of the three largest mountain ranges in the region: the Alps, the Massif Central and the Jura Massif on Rendez-vous.tv (External link) , a special web-based channel by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Tourism. You may also find activities adapted to families. Have fun exploring!

Time travel to the Middle Ages Cathar region

Discover the history of Cathars with your kids thanks to the "Castrum" app by embodying a medieval lord. You will be invited to take up different challenges along the way. Admire the citadels of vertigo and walk among the majestic abbeys and medieval remains in the heart of the Occitan region with the "Pays Cathare" app. Have a blast!

For more information about Occitanie, visit: https://www.tourism-occitanie.co.uk/ (External link)

Enjoy a riveting Marseilles Thriller

This type of noir crime novel born in the 1990s in Marseille captures the imagination of the readers through this mysterious city. The main characters often rebel against the political ideology of the time. Choose a book among the three most representative authors of this genre: Philippe Carrèse, Jean-Claude Izzo and François Thomazeau. Happy reading!

To learn more about Provence, visit: https://www.myprovence.fr/en (External link)

A virtual visit to the Franciscaines in Deauville

Les Franciscaines is the name of a new cultural living space built in a convent in Deauville, Normandy. On social media, prepare to be amazed by the various collections, anecdotes of artists, works and personalities related to Deauville. Follow #LesFranciscainesChezVous and start your visit!

For more information: https://en.indeauville.fr/inauguration-and-public-opening-franciscaines (External link)

The top 12 cult films shot in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Nouvelle-Aquitaine is known for its magnificent landscapes. The destination has long attracted the world of cinema. Who knows? Perhaps your favourite movie is among those shot in the region. Take the opportunity to rewatch the great classics of French cinema such as Les Misérables and Le jour le plus long.

See the complete list of films shot in New-Aquitaine :
https://www.nouvelle-aquitaine-tourisme.com/en/bordeaux/cult-films-shot-in-nouvelle-aquitaine (External link)