Atout France And Partners Host Craftsmanship-Themed Media Event
On 6NOV, Atout France organized a media event in Toronto on the theme of craftsmanship in France.
Hosted at the Gladstone Hotel, journalists were able to meet destination representatives from Martinique, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, several alpine ski resorts, Brittany, and Pays de la Loire, as well as Tudor Alexis, Consul General of France.
Air Canada Lift
Air Canada now serves six destinations in France: Paris and Lyon year-round, and Bordeaux, Marseille, and Nice seasonally. From 4JUN 2020, it will also serve Toulouse year-round aboard an 292-seat Airbus A330-300.
The French overseas regions of Martinique and Guadeloupe also have year-round lift with Air Canada.
Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Spotlights Gastronomy
The new Cité Internationale de la Gastronomie opened in Lyon last OCT and the Vallée de la Gastronomie, stretching from Dijon to Marseille, has been announced. The route crosses a large part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes territory, between vineyards, orchards and local producers.
Les Trois Vallées Ski Resorts
Les Menuires, Val d'Isère And Val Thorens are three ski resorts located in Les Trois Vallées in the French Alps. Travellers can go on the L'Étoilée gentle evening hike climbing to the Refuge du Lac du Lou in Les Menuires, join a paramedic training workshop in Val d'Isère, or in Val Thorens, visit glaciers and hike off-course with mountain guides.
Brittany Is All About The Coast
Land of sailors and explorers, Brittany features oyster farming, fashion and sailing. The Brest International Maritime Festival will take place in 2020, an event held once every four years where more than 1,000 boats converge in the bay and offer a chance to learn about maritime culture.
Tudor Alexis, Consul General of France
The Wine Routes Of The Loire Valley
The Loire Valley's bucolic landscapes have many wine routes and vineyards, which can be discovered on foot or by bike. Ten minutes from the seaside resort of La Baule-Presqu'île de Guérande, the 2,000 hectares of salt marshes reveal a different landscape -- visits to salt workshops allow travellers to discover this ancestral profession, and how France's "fleur de sel" is harvested.
The French Caribbean's Island Of Martinique
As an overseas region of France, the Caribbean Island of Martinique has beaches, volcanoes, rainforests, hiking trails, waterfalls and other natural wonders. With a heritage of craftsmanship, renowned writers and poets, music and dance, Martinique has deep-rooted tradition and culture.