France road trip: La Rochelle, Cognac and the Atlantic coast islands
La Rochelle is a lively, sparkling seaside town with a great reputation for seafood, three urban beaches and the best vieux port on the French Atlantic. Spend a ... The island's Hotel Napoleon (doubles from €80) has, of course, a Chez Joséphine restaurant.
East Horsley dad hanged himself in Spanish hotel after struggle with depression, inquest hears
Today (Thursday), North East Hampshire Coroner's Court heard Mr Collins travelled by car through the Channel Tunnel to spend a night in the French city of La Rochelle, before booking into the B&B Hotel on September 14. Hotel staff raised the alarm the ...
48 Hours in La Rochelle: restaurants, hotels and places to visit
The world's cliff-diving elite descends on this alluring city on France's Atlantic coast this weekend for the Red Bull World Series. At least 75,000 people will throng the Vieux Port to watch the heart-stopping spectacle of professional divers ...
Travel: Ile de Re, France
The Île de Ré is a wildly fashionable island just off the coast of La Rochelle. So fashionable that more than half of the properties are holiday homes owned by wealthy French families, with some British and other nationalities. It is also home to a ...
'Adventurous spirits' reunited – international tale has a happy ending in New Mexico
“I fell in love with her, and we were married in the Hotel de Ville in La Rochelle (France) on April 22, 1919,” Gordon wrote. The couple moved to China after World War I and were based in Shanghai, Hoenigman said. “They were both very adventurous ...
Stuart Barnes: 'Unbelievable' Scarlets and Exeter
Late night pint and a French Onion soup in our Dublin hotel, and I find Alex Payne and I share an opinion; that while all sorts of factors should go into selecting a squad of 41, those who will arrive late as replacements should be judged on their ...
Réseau de proxénètes démantelé en France : 13 personnes interpellées
La brigade des mœurs est saisie de trois extorsions violentes commises dans des hôtels de l'agglomération nantaise sur des prostituées, à l'été 2015. Les enquêteurs identifient trois hommes de Poitiers et les soupçonnent rapidement d'être impliqués ...
France: Île de Ré and beyond
A final selling point: if you get island fever, La Rochelle, one of France's most enjoyable cities (with one of the best aquariums you could visit) is a half-hour drive away. Drawbacks? .... More information (including accommodation options above ...
Gloucester scrum-half Greig Laidlaw set to return in European Challenge Cup semi-final against La Rochelle
... is set to return from injury in Gloucester's European Challenge Cup semi-final against La Rochelle on Saturday. The scrum-half has not played since suffering an ankle injury during Scotland's RBS 6 Nations Championship loss to France 10 weeks ago.
European Rugby: Stories from the weekend
La Rochelle: My kind of town
The Résidence de France (rue du Minage 43; 0033 5 4628 0600; www.hotel-larochelle.com; doubles from £140) was our haven from the freezing temperatures. It remains the town's most welcoming hotel, housed in an 18th-century auberge by the market, ...
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