TOUR DE FRANCE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

The Christmas season is fast approaching and with it some beautiful lights displays. We select for you some of the best Christmas lights displays in France this year. 

1- Aix-en-Provence

@ Guillaume RUOPPOLO

@ Guillaume RUOPPOLO

2- Montpellier

@ JM Mart

@ JM Mart

 

3- Nimes

RVF Christmas lights France 2015 - Nimes

 

4- Strasbourg

RVF Christmas lights in France 2015: Strasbourg

5- Toulouse

@ Patrice Nin

@ Patrice Nin

6- Paris

RVF Christmas lights in France: Champs-Elysees, Paris

7- Clermont-Ferrand

@ SC

@ SC

8- Colmar

@ Mathias GUILLAUME

@ Mathias GUILLAUME

9- Bordeaux

RVF Chrismas lights in France 2015: Bordeaux

10- Montbelliard

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AMAZING PHOTOS OF FRANCE’S TIDE OF THE CENTURY

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POSTCARD FROM LARRAU

Larrau Mountains

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Postcard from Salon de Provence

Salon de Provence surroundings

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Postcard from Pau

Pau, (pronounced Poe), capital of the Bearn region, has a dream location: a couple of hours away (with the highway) from Bordeaux and Toulouse, the biggest towns of the South-West region, 1h30 away for the Atlantic Coast and the resort town of Biarritz and a little hour from the Pyrenees numerous valleys and the Spanish border. With an airport and a TGV station, Pau is easily accessible from anywhere in France.Continue Reading