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Cannes. Monaco. Two names that conjure up images of the glamorous life. And the road that links them? The French Riviera’s famous Grand Corniche, one of the world’s most spectacular drives with views ...
Hit the heights of the City of Light! Paris puts on a dazzling evening show in three sensational acts full of romance, passion and spectacular entertainment. Prelude: you won’t get time to head ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2011
France is full of top ski resorts and one of these is Chamonix. You can’t go wrong heading to a valley under Western Europe’s highest and most famous mountain, Mont Blanc. I am not a skier, I am ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
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 Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
There are 120,000 miles (180,000 km) of hiking trails in France so what are you waiting for? Strap on those walking boots and let’s go.
Possibly the greatest challenge you’ll face is where to ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, July 2012
It takes real vision and commitment to create something astoundingly
beautiful and that’s what the initiator of the abbey at Mont Saint
Michel had. It’s said that the abbey was built after a ...
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 ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, August 2011
Tour Montparnasse 56 Observatory gives the
most spectacular view of the city of lights, offering a restaurant and a
terrace on the top floor complete with a helipad for those special
visits. The ...
Beloved of both tourists in their hire-cars and boy-racers in their Ferraris and Maseratis, the Cote d’Azur’s Corniches are some of the most spectacular roads in the world. There are three roads ...
Written by Christine, USA, March 2013
Just a day trip away from Paris is a whole other world – one of half-timbered homes, stately villages and one of the oldest wine regions in France. Let’s see just how much you can discover about ...
On the coast between Nice and Monaco on the French Riviera is one of the loveliest places I have ever been: the tiny village of Eze. Situated on the cliff side of that magnificent road The Grand ...
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 ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, October 2011
Celebrating 100 years in operation and still on the rails, the heroic Train des Pignes passes through 25 tunnels, over 16 viaducts and 15 metallic bridges in the mountainous areas of the ...
Written by Christine, USA, January 2013
One of the world’s most famous Catholic churches is on almost everyone’s list of Paris sights – and even if it’s not, it’s unavoidable if you’re crossing the Seine with any regularity. Here are some ...
Written by Viator, May 2013
The phrase 'Impressionist' was coined in late 19th-century Paris when an art critic used it to describe an exhibition showcasing Monet's Sunrise oil painting. The work's patchy textures, created ...
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