Provinces of France
The Kingdom of France was organized into provinces until March 4, 1790, when the establishment of the department (French: département) system superseded provinces. The provinces of France were roughl...
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Video: Thousands gather along English Channel to witness 'tide of the century' Mont Saint-Michel
A record spring tide cuts off the Normandy island of Mont Saint-Michel, with thousands flocking to view the once-in-a-lifetime spectacle. The exceptionally high spring tide, swollen by a “supermoon” e...
Exploring Normandy in Northern France
Normandy is one of the most popular tourist destinations in France. There is the Medieval abbey of Mont Saint Michel and Claude Monet's gardens with the water
Languedoc - Languedoc Roussillon (France) Guide
The Languedoc Roussillon covers the Pyrenees to the Camargue incl. ski slopes, sandy beaches, vineyards, parks & roman architecture. Languedoc Roussillon Pro...
Normandy
Normandy is a geographical region corresponding to the former Duchy of Normandy. It is situated along the English Channel coast of Northern France between Br...
Normandy - Slideshow
Normandy is a geographical region corresponding to the former Duchy of Normandy. It is situated along the English Channel coast of Northern France between Br...
Languedoc - Documentary
Featuring:Best of the South of France destinations including;Montpellier, Frontfroide, Collioure, Narbonne, The Walled city of Carcassonne, La Cote Vermeille...
Pays d'états
Under the Ancien Régime, a pays d'états ([pei deta]) was a type of généralité, or fiscal and financial region where, in contrast to the pays d'election, an estates provincial or representative assembl...
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Video: Thousands gather along English Channel to witness 'tide of the century' Mont Saint-Michel
A record spring tide cuts off the Normandy island of Mont Saint-Michel, with thousands flocking to view the once-in-a-lifetime spectacle. The exceptionally high spring tide, swollen by a “supermoon” e...
Upper Normandy
Upper Normandy (French: Haute-Normandie, [ot nɔʁmɑ̃di]; Norman: Ĥâote-Normaundie) is one of the 27 regions of France. It was created in 1984 from two departments: Seine-Maritime and Eure, when Nor...
Santerre (region)
The Santerre is a natural region of France, located in the center of the French region of PicardyLocated between Amiens and Saint-Quentin, the Santerre is a territory covering an area of about 3 000&#...
Santerre (region) - Wikipedia
Carbonic maceration
Carbonic maceration is a winemaking technique, often associated with the French wine region of Beaujolais, in which whole grapes are fermented in a carbon dioxide rich environment prior to crushing. C...
Carbonic maceration - Wikipedia
Forez
Forez is a former province of France, corresponding approximately to the central part of the modern Loire département and a part of the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements. The final "z" in Forez...
Forez - Wikipedia
Ponthieu
Ponthieu was one of six feudal counties that eventually merged to become part of the Province of Picardy, in northern France. Its chief town is Abbeville.
Ponthieu played a small but important rol...
Astarac
Astarac is a region in Gascony, a county in the Middle Ages. It was formed as a county out of the partition of the Duchy of Gascony amongst his son following the death of García II Sánchez. The younge...
Lieuvin
The Lieuvin is a plateau region in the western part of the Eure département in Normandy, France. The plateau consists of typical Norman bocage and is bounded by the Seine estuary to the north, the Ris...
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Dombes
The Dombes (Arpitan : Domba) is an area in South-Eastern France, once an independent municipality, formerly part of the province of Burgundy, and now a district comprised in the département of Ai...
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Duke of Gascony
The Duchy of Gascony (also Vasconia; French: duché de Gascogne, duché de Vasconie; Basque: Baskoniako dukerria) was a duchy in present southwestern France, roughly corresponding to the modern ...
Duke of Gascony - Wikipedia
Anglo-Norman literature
Anglo-Norman literature is literature composed in the Anglo-Norman language developed during the period 1066–1204 when the Duchy of Normandy and England were united in the Anglo-Norman realm.
The...
Eighty Years' War
The Eighty Years' War, or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648), began as a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces against the political and religious hegemony of Philip II of Spain, the sovereign of the H...
Eighty Years' War - Wikipedia
Maine (province)
Maine ([mɛːn]) is one of the traditional provinces of France (not to be confused with La Maine, the river). It corresponds to the old county of Maine, whose capital was the city of Le Mans. The area, ...
Maine (province) - Wikipedia
Comtat Venaissin
The Comtat Venaissin (Provençal: lou Coumtat Venessin, Mistralian norm: la Coumtat, classical norm: lo Comtat Venaicin; "County of Venaissin"), often called the Comtat for short was a part of the Papa...
Comtat Venaissin - Wikipedia
Agenais
Agenais, or Agenois, was an ancient region that became a county (Old French: conté or cunté) of France, south of Périgord.In ancient Gaul the region was the country of the Nitiobroges with Aginnum for...
Bresse
Bresse (Arpitan: Brêsse) is a former French province. It is located in the regions of Rhône-Alpes, Bourgogne, and Franche-Comté of eastern France. The geographical term Bresse has two meanings: Bresse...
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Bourbonnais
Bourbonnais was a historic province in the centre of France that corresponded to the modern département of Allier, along with part of the département of Cher. Its capital was Moulins.
The title of...
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History of Champagne
The history of Champagne has seen the wine evolve from being a pale, pinkish still wine to the sparkling wine now associated with the region. The Romans were the first to plant vineyards in this area ...
History of Champagne - Wikipedia