Culture & History

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Belgium, Culture & History, France, Holland

The Best World Heritage Sites You Can Reach by Ferry

Europe is home to a wealth of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the most of any continent. While the UK boasts many of its own World Heritage Sites, there are some fantastic locations just a stone’s throw away on mainland Europe.   France Mont-Sain...

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Culture & History, Dunkirk, France, Military history

‘Dynamo’ movie powers Dunkirk’s summer appeal

Dunkirk becomes the focus of attention from cross-channel tourists this summer with the launch of a blockbuster film marking World War II’s Operation Dynamo. Popularly called ‘The Miracle of Dunkirk’, the operation (May 26-June 4 1940) snatched...

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Dunkirk!

Culture & History, France

Discover Bastille Day

Bastille Day, 14th July, is the national celebration of France, much like 4th July in the USA. Known as la Fete nationale within France, it’s a day of festivities and patriotic pride, commemorating the day the Bastille fortress in Paris was stormed...

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