Côte d’Azur: Tourism activity in 2016 “slightly down” compared to 2015

ECONOMY:  The number of overnight stays in hotels and residences fell 3% …  Unusually for tourism on the French Riviera . It’s the summer beating down the numbers. Following the bombing of Nice , attendance Alpes-Maritimes suffered a 10% decline, impacting the results of the activity. “Cote d’Azur down slightly” in 2016, informed the CRT …

Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys: Two Allotments are Available

Two allotments at Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys have come available. Notice to gardeners, amateur or experienced. Every morning Claude Tascon goes to allotment gardens and the opportunity to inspect the plot. Tuesday morning, he was accompanied by his daughter Manon, 10, who was introduced to the art of gardening. “I’ll start planting shelf potatoes in mid-April, Claude added. …