Forest fires in France: what should I do if I'm affected – and can I cancel my trip?
France has shut down access to forests in the south-east of the country in the wake of a wave of fires that have ravaged the region, forcing 10,000 residents and holidaymakers to flee homes and campsites. Blazes along the Riviera and in Corsica began ...
Wildfires hit French Riviera, thousands evacuated
Wildfires rage in French tourist hotspots of Provence and Corsica
Thousands evacuated after wildfire on France's Mediterranean coast
Compensation for fire-stranded rail passengers
More than 20,000 rail passengers could be in line for 'one-off' SNCF refunds, after severe travel delays on Saturday night caused by a forest fire in Aubagne, Bouches-du-Rhône. Rail traffic throughout the Marseille region was disrupted until midday on ...
Forest fires leave thousands of passengers stranded across southern France
French wildfires: 'The night sky was like Dante's inferno' - BBC News
British holidaymakers have described a sky lit up "like Dante's inferno" as wildfires continue to burn in south-eastern France. More than 10,000 people have ...
British tourists among 12000 fleeing raging French Riviera fires
Holidaymakers in the French Riviera were among 12,000 people forced to evacuate as forest fires raged through the picturesque Provence region. British tourists were part of a crowd of more than 3,000 people forced to take shelter at a beach near the ...
Fires force evacuation of 12000 in 3 French Riviera towns
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Art cruise stops to see masterpieces by Gaudi, Dali, Picasso and others. And a master forger will share secrets ...
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Other stops include Paul Cézanne's studio in Toulon, France, and the remarkable Uffizi Gallery in Florence, which specializes in Renaissance art. On board, passengers ... Info: Saga Cruises, Impressions of the Mediterranean, or contact a travel agent ...
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MARSEILLE • Over 3,000 travellers in southern France spent last Saturday night camped out in train stations after a bush fire cut off a busy route between Marseille and the resort city of Nice. Around 1,300 people were stranded in Marseille, 1,700 in ...
Toulon: where to stay, eat and drink in France's Var region | London ...
Long a favourite of the French, the Var region — with its unspoilt islands, châteaux, historic hilltop towns and flamingo-filled salt flats — has been more of a ...
Bernard Laporte: the man aiming to stop Ireland from hosting the Rugby World Cup
The former France national coach for two World Cups cycles (1999-2007), the former French Minister for Sport (2007-09), the rugby brain behind Mourad Boudjellal's cash rich Toulon for five seasons (2011-16) and currently, having switched from poacher ...
French and Riviera News Monday 14th August 2017
According to reports published last week the iconic port of Saint-Tropez has lost 30 percent of its business since the start of 2017, while Toulon has lost a 40 percent. Meanwhile, France's Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that Antibes – Europe's ...
Provence attempts to improve on magnificence
Travel Weekly- The Travel Industry's Trusted Voice The Travel ... In the case of Provence, whose tourism team marked Bastille Day in New York with a series of events promoting Marseille, Aix and Arles, the plan is to acknowledge what people know and ...
Alternative names for Toulon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France: