Lido Mania

Lido Mania
Lido Mania The fascination of Venice made the nearby beach resort of the Lido a natural extension of its attractions in the summer. Although it was popular from the turn of the century it suddenly became ultra-fashionable in the mid 1920s and world renowned as the ‘Pajama Beach’. Advert for the attractions of the Lido, […]

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Ostende La Reine Des Plages

Ostende La Reine Des Plages
Ostende La Reine Des Plages Affectionately called ‘La Reine Des Plages’ (Queen of the beaches), Ostende developed into one of the most important beach resorts in Northern Europe and was greatly favoured by the British. But during the First World War it was in the front line and suffered. As the 1920s dawned it made […]

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The Mountain Resort of Aix-Le-Bains

The Mountain Resort of Aix-Le-Bains
The Mountain Resort of Aix-Le-Bains Established by the Romans, Aix-Le-Bains became the most famous of the French ‘cure’ towns and made the most fashionable mountain resort by European society in the 1920s.

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