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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 ...
Avignon is famous as the City of the Popes and for the children’s song which describes folk dancing on the Saint Bénézet Bridge, “Sur le pont d’Avignon” (“On the bridge of Avignon”) over ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2012
“On the bridge of Avignon, we all dance there, we all dance there. On the bridge of Avignon,
we all dance there in a ring.” Editor’s Note:
This recommendation was taken from our ...
Written by Christine, USA, January 2013
Many people think of the French Riviera
as a glamorous place where movie stars come to see and be seen. But
it’s home to thousands of families, and is a much more family-friendly
region in ...
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, March 2012
In a country such as France , where the cultural history is so rich, it’s easy to forget that art is still being made. There are artists working right now, today, as I write, and as you read this. ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2012
It’s a city for indulging the senses: sight, smell, taste, hearing, touch. Paris
just makes you feel alive. French food in particular is renowned for
waking up the tastebuds but can you do it ...
Normandy has some incredible sites that are popular with visitors, WWII memorials and Mont St-Michel to name just a couple, but there is a different kind of tourism that has been coming up on an ...
east of Paris and on the south side of the Parc Naturel régional de la
Montagne de Reims, is generally agreed to be the cultural capital of the
Champagne region —meaning,
There is perhaps no greater region to eat in than the French Riviera. Sure, there are other food-rich regions in France—but when you combine Riviera delicacies with outdoor seating almost all year ...
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 ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
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 ...
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 ...
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