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Issue No. 19

Delicious sunshine cocktails and scrumptious recipes, brilliant features and tons of information and gorgeous photos to inspire your visits. The secret life of castles in Burgundy, the Abbey of Senanque in Provence, Sainte-Denis, Lourdes, Calvados in Normandy, Paris, Grenoble and more...

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Nimes Musée de la Romanite opens Facing the 2000-year-old amphitheatre of Nimes, a brand-new museum of Roman History, Musée de la Romanité opened in June. Through innovative scenography and rich archaeological collections, you’ll discover the fascinating Gallo- Roman period of the area. This incredible new cultural venue will also house a brilliant book store, captivating café and restaurant opened by Michelin-starred chef Franck Putelat. There’s also an archaeological and Mediterranean garden of 3,500 m² and there's a green roof terrace with a panoramic view over the city. This brand-new Museum of Roman History is going to be one of the top attractions for visitors to Nimes. The inaugural exhibition of the museum until September 24, 2018, is dedicated to Gladiators, the heroes of the coliseum. More on the Museum of Roman History Website Musee de la Romanite ROOTSTOCK Burgundy 13-15 July 2018 Set in a 17th century winery in Burgundy, the Rootstock festival at the Chateau De Pommard will feature a roster of chart-topping international acts, including British band Jungle, Canadian group Soul Jazz Orchestra, Swiss band Le Roi Angus, and Nigerianborn guitarist Keziah Jones. This international line-up will be completed with the French pop electro group Isaac Delusion and a special Bastille Day DJ set of the unmissable Breakbot. Forget muddy wellies and fields – this French festival involves the best international music, fine wine and food, and you can also practice yoga and relax in capable hands at a number of free spa and beauty workshops. chateaudepommard.com

Lake Annecy to host Europe’s biggest fireworks show! On Saturday 4 August, Annecy will host one of the biggest fireworks shows in Europe. The 70-minute themed show will tell the story of two travellers using fireworks, music, light, lasers, fountains and fire engines. Lake Annecy is internationally renowned for its beautiful landscape and for the fantastic water quality which, thanks to the efforts made to protect it for over 50 years, is now the purest in Europe. It hosts many sports and has 11 supervised beaches for swimming. Annecy is just south of Lake Geneva near the resorts of Annecy Mountains including Le Grand Bornand and La Clusaz. en.lac-annecy.com La Piscine Roubaix, Lille Fabulous Art Deco swimming pool turned art gallery at Roubaix, Lille, is closed for renovation until October 20, 2018 when it will reopen with 5 great exhibitions including Picasso's Man with a sheep. Find out more at: www.roubaix-lapiscine.com