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Your time in France is not complete without a visit to the world-renowned Palace of Versailles (Château de Versailles), located just 15 miles (25 km) southwest of Paris. This impressive estate, ...
The rich and famous might have their enormous yachts and grand chateaux, but any one of us can occupy the chairs and tables in the cafes that line the promenade at St Tropez, enjoy the sunshine and ...
Louis XIV, the Sun King, was not satisfied with ruling over the French people, or building the most magnificent palace in the world; at Versailles he was also determined to have mastery over water. ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2012
It’s the birthplace of both Frenchman Napoleon Bonaparte and Italian
explorer Christopher Colombus who did most of his land-claiming under
the flag of the Spanish Empire. Confused? That’s Corsica ...
If it sounds somehow ridiculous that one river valley can house
around one thousand chateaux you need to remember that the Loire River
is very long; this is the longest river in France
Written by Jodi R, Germany, October 2011
In a case of life mirroring television, not only is Blair Waldorf engaged to the fictional Prince of Monaco on the series Gossip Girl, featuring misbehaving Upper East Side New York teenagers; ...
Written by Christine, USA, February 2013
Traveling throughout Europe by train is a dream for many travelers, but almost nowhere is it more convenient, comfortable and cost-efficient than in France. Let’s take a look at the basics of ...
If you’re in Provence and missing the café culture and sophistication of Paris , head straight to Aix-en-Provence , a little piece of heaven in the south of France . Editor’s
Note: This ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, June 2011
The city of Bordeaux is inevitably associated with vineyards and fine wine, so it's no surprise that the winning design of the Wine Culture and Tourism Center evokes the image of a wine tasting ...
Brigitte Bardot was famously 'discovered' on the beach at St Tropez , and since the 1950's this French Riviera
resort town has been known as a playground for the international jet
set. Once a ...
has the aura of wealth and glamor, but there’s more to this small
village than that annual red-carpet parade held in May. Cannes may feel
out of reach for those with a budget in mind, ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2012
Paris is not known to be a cheap city but some of its main attractions are free – just another reason we love this city so much. Editor’s Note:
This recommendation was taken from our ...
Wine, wine everywhere, and not a drop to drink. Because you’re soaking in it. Yes, some wonderfully innovative types in Bordeaux , surrounded by some of the world’s best wine producing country, ...
Living history and written history, the famous Parisian bookshop Galignani has both. With family roots going back to the first printing presses in Venice in the 16th century when Simone Galignani ...
The French Riviera is famous for its chic, picturesque coastal towns, and June or September is the perfect time to visit Cannes. The Film Festival has wrapped up and the red carpets have been rolled ...
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