Paris is very popular throughout the world for its beauty and the multiplicity of its monuments. It is one of the most photographed places in the world. Some of the monuments of Paris are seen on movies, televisions, and magazines. Each time I see or read anything about Paris, I would always wonder what it feels like to see up close and personal the Eiffel tower. But there are other must-see places in Paris that are worth visiting. There are places that surely have stories to tell like; the churches, palaces, archways, towers, bridges, and fountains are the extraordinary collection of attractions that transport everyone back in time. Continue reading “Must-See attractions in Paris” »
With an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, you are almost guaranteed some sunshine when holidaying in Provence.
Combine that with a visit in the spring time and you’ll also find that a vacation rental out of the peak season is far more reasonable than you might have thought!
In spring, the beaches on the French Riviera are almost empty, the sun is still warm and the welcome is friendly. Continue reading “Vacation in Provence in springtime” »
Avignon, an enticing medieval town in southern France, is found in the region of Provence. At times referred to as city of the popes, Avignon was sanctuary for nine such men who sought reprieve from the hostilities of Rome. Once established, these illustrious men embarked on an architectural odyssey, and a distinguished town was born.
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Paris is the capital and largest city of France. It is divided in two by the Seine River – the right bank, in the north of Paris, and the left bank, in the south. The city itself has a population of over two million inhabitants, but the metropolitan area has over 12 million inhabitants. Continue reading “Things to see and do in Paris” »
Valence is a village in southeastern France and one of the most important attractions in the area known under the name of Rhône-Alpes. It is located in the east, at a distance of 40 km compared to the city of Montélimar, famous for the production of pralines. Currently, Valence has a population of 65,000. It is a very attractive destination for numerous tourists, mainly because in here you can find many historical monuments, as well as pleasant cafes and restaurants. Continue reading “Rhone-Alpes” »
Centre (-Val de Loire) is one of the 26 regions of France, located in the north-west of the center of the country. Although the country’s capital is Orleans, the largest city is Tours. The main feature of the area is the Loire Valley, which includes the fertile valleys of the Loire River and the tributaries. Continue reading “Centre-Val de Loire” »
Alsace was preferred by the conquerors and armies, as well as by tourists during the recent years. One must admit that the region is very beautiful, offering great white wines and delicious food. Continue reading “Things to see and do in Alsace” »
Around two thirds of the range falls within France. The French Pyrenees encompasses the following departments: Pyrénées-Orientales, Aude, Ariège, Haute-Garonne, Hautes-Pyrénées, and Pyrénées-Atlantiques. On the other side of the border, provinces Girona, Barcelona, Lleida, Huesca, Navarra, and Guipúzcoa form the Spanish Pyrenees. In the eastern portion of the mountain range, the tiny principality of Andorra is sandwiched between the Spanish and French portions. Continue reading “Pyrenees Mountains” »