Translated from French-Metropolys (previously ROC FM for Christian Ecumenical Radio) is a French private commercial local radio station based in Tourcoing (Nord) and broadcast in Lille and in part of the Hauts-de-France region. The category B station offers programming based on hits and golds from the 1980s to today, Hot AC (contemporary adult).
Suburban, residential Villeneuve-d'Ascq is known for the LaM museum and sculpture park, with works by Modigliani and Klee, and the Musée du Terroir and Musée des Moulins, examining rural life in northern France. Pathways, meadows, and lakes in Parc du Héron are popular with picnicking families, college students, cyclists, and fishermen. The retractable-roof Pierre Mauroy Stadium hosts rugby and soccer matches.
France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches. Paris, its capital, is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. The country is also renowned for its wines and sophisticated cuisine. Lascaux?s ancient cave drawings, Lyon?s Roman theater and the vast Palace of Versailles attest to its rich history.