Guernsey is one of the lesser explored delights of the British Isles. Its southern location in the English Channel helps to ensure that Guernsey has a far milder climate than the mainland, enjoying more sunshine hours each year and making it a great location for those looking for a holiday closer to home. Continue reading “Insider Travel Tips for Guernsey Holidaymakers” »
When it comes to tourist destinations, France is among the top countries in the world, a position it has enjoyed for years, stretching back really into centuries. The combination of arts, history, natural beauty, and climate make France one of the most interesting places in the world. Add to that the country’s reputation as a place for great romance (including the most romantic city in the world in Paris) and the security most developed countries of the Western world enjoy, and it is easy to see why tourists flock to the country every year. As you might guess, there is a lot to do throughout France, but here is a list of the five things that seem to be on every tourist’s agenda.
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France offers some of the best quality and affordable bargain ski holidays in the whole world. It offers worlds leading self catering ski holidays specialists who also provide quality and save accommodation to all their tourists throughout the year.
Frances P and V holidays offers some of the best self catering apartments which are also cheap and gives room for bargaining to all their potential clientele. All the apartments which range from two berth studios to eight berth studios for all sorts of their clients are fully equipped and offer very comfortable experience all through the holidays. Continue reading “Bargain ski holidays in France” »
Nestling in the shadow of Mont Blanc – Europe’s highest mountain at 4807m -Chamonix lives and breathes mountain history. Chamonix has long been hailed as a mecca for climbing and mountaineering with bearded mountain men in de rigour battered alpine gear seen striding around town and regaling unfortunate listeners with tales of leaping crevasses, dodging rock falls and climbing peaks. There’s Mont Blanc to be summated, the north face of Les Drus to be tackled and Les Grands Jorasses to inspire. Indeed, Chamonix first came to prominence as a summer tourist destination in the 19th century and the first cable car opened at Le Brevant for summer walkers.
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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” »