August 17, 2020

Show goes on for French holidays in summer like no other

Saint-Tropez (France) (AFP) – French resorts and holiday destinations are buzzing at the height of the season despite the pandemic but, with foreigners staying away and the shadow of the coronavirus looming large, this is no ordinary summer.A weeks-long summer holiday, often taken at home rather than abroad, is an annual sacred ritual for the French and the government actively encouraged people to go on vacation to help prop up an economy already ravaged by the pandemic.The glitzy Mediterranean resort of Saint-Tropez — usually a magnet for the international jet-set — is far from empty but it…


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