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Prevent forest fires in South of France

In regard to latest forest fires in South of France, please be cautious when traveling in wooded areas along the Mediterranean coast.

Absolutely do not throw cigarette butts on the ground

Do not use BBQ or campfire

Do not light firecrackers nor matches

Do not enter restricted forested areas between June and September.

Report any suspicious activities in wooded area – call 18 or 112 for emergency assistance

If you are in an area affected by fires, follow instructions from local authorities and be ready to evacuate if necessary.

Tall Ships coming to Toulon in September 2013

The largest traditional sailing boats in the world will be in Toulon (France) in September 2013.

For four days, from September 27-30, the grandiose show of Tall Ships in the most beautiful bay in Europe should attract, at the very least, 500 000 visitors.

The Tall Ships Regatta, popularised by her previous sponsor under the name of “Cutty Sark”, is a prestigious running aiming at promoting the sail to the young people of the whole world. Few French harbours had the honour to welcome her in the course of twenty last years (Saint-Malo, Claret, Brest, Cherbourg). For Toulon, it will be the second time, six years after the success of edition 2007.

Amerigo Vespucci
Tall Ship in Toulon – Click to view pictures

Read more here (Fr)

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