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Une saison touristique pas comme les autres.
It's a tourist season like no other.
Vent de panique sur la Côte d'Azur les Russes et les Américains ne sont pas venus.
A wave of panic has struck the French Riviera, where the Russians and the Americans did not show up.
Pas beaucoup mieux dans l'Hérault.
It isn't much better in the department of Hérault.
Ici, à La Grande-Motte, les terrasses ont du mal à se remplir.
Here at La Grande-Motte, terraces are rarely full.
- Les restaurants sont vides, regardez !
- Restaurants are empty, look!
Le restaurant est vide.
The restaurant is empty.
Ici c'est toujours plein, tout le temps.
Usually, it is always full, all the time.
Les hôtels ne font pas le plein, les locations saisonnières non plus.
Hotels are not fully booked, nor are seasonal rentals.
Mais certains touristes y voient un avantage.
But some tourists see it as an advantage.
- On en profite vu qu'il n'y a pas beaucoup de monde.
- We enjoy our holidays since there aren't many people.
- Ouais, c'est vrai qu'on était un peu étonnés à la plage.
- Yeah, it's true that we were a little surprised at the beach.
On était, on était pratiquement euh... seuls.
We were, we were almost huh... alone.
Au Mont-Saint-Michel, les professionnels font leurs comptes.
At the Mont-Saint-Michel, professionals are doing their accounts.
Le mois de juillet est sans aucun doute décevant.
July is undoubtedly a disappointing month.
- On a 40 % de chiffre d'affaires en moins.
- We have 40% less turnover.
Hein, c'est normal hein, on n'a plus de... d'étrangers hein.
Well, that's normal, we hardly have any foreigner you know.
On a des Hollandais et des Allemands, on n'a pas beaucoup d'Espagnols.
We have Dutch and Germans, we don't have many Spanish tourists.
On a des Italiens, des... mais sinon les Japonais, tout ça... il n'y en a plus.
We have Italians, ... but Japanese and others, no more.
Des étrangers qui ne viennent pas.
Foreigners are not coming.
Et des Français qui ne franchissent plus les frontières.
And French people have stopped travelling across borders.
Ceux qui avaient pour habitude de quitter l'Hexagone, ont revu leurs projets.
Those who used to go abroad have reviewed their plans.
Et visiblement, c'est sur la façade atlantique et en Bretagne qu'ils ont posé leurs valises.
And its seems that they have settled on the Atlantic coast and in Brittany.
- Je n'ai jamais vu autant de monde faire la queue pour aller à l'île de Batz.
- I have never seen as many people lining up to go to Batz Island.
Pratiquement le double de ce qu'on voit normalement un jour de fête.
Almost twice as much as what you normally see on a holiday.
- On a troqué des vacances différentes mais, comme je vous dis, ce sera remis à l'année prochaine.
- We went for a different type of holidays but, as I was telling you, it is only until next year.
Des vacances différentes aussi en Lozère, habituellement peu fréquentée.
Holidays are also different in Lozère, which is usually uncrowded.
Les touristes sont venus plus nombreux que les années précédentes, à la recherche de paysages sauvages.
There are more tourists than in previous years. They are looking for wild landscapes.
- On a bien bien travaillé au mois de juillet, presque comme un début août.
- We worked a lot in July, almost like we would have in early August.
Et donc on s'attend vraiment à avoir beaucoup de monde sur le mois d'août.
And so we really expect to see a lot of tourists in August.
Je pense aussi encore beaucoup de dernières minutes.
I also think that the most people will decide at the last minute.
C'est ce que l'on espère aussi à Paris, les "dernières minutes", sans trop y croire.
This is also the hope in Paris, last-minute bookings, without really believing in it.
Pas de file d'attente devant la Tour Eiffel, et au pied de la pyramide du Louvre, aucune bousculade.
No queue in front of the Eiffel Tower, and no rush at the foot of the Louvre pyramid.
La capitale est désertée.
The capital is abandoned.
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