Best university towns in France

Best university towns in France

France has been a center of education in Europe since the Middle Ages, and besides having some of the best universities on the continent even now, it also has some of the oldest institutions of higher education in the world. French university towns have a je ne sais quoi that makes them seem at the same time historic and great for partying. If you are looking for destinations in France that embody historical charm and a bustling nightlife, then here are some of the best university towns in F... [ read more ]

Top 5 beaches in France

Top 5 beaches in France

If you speak of France and summer in the same sentence, the Cote d'Azure or some other beach is bound to come up in the conversation. In fact, France's beaches are some of the best in Europe, and definitely some of the most stylish as well. While the Cote d'Azure is the most famous string of beaches in France, it isn't the only one, nor the most exciting. If you want to skip the crowds and avoid the celebrities and their paparazzis parading on the beach, there are a few more French beaches that ... [ read more ]

Picturesque French villages you (probably) never heard of

Picturesque French villages you (probably) never heard of

France is quite large as far as European countries go, and in addition to well-loved and popular tourist destinations such as Paris, Lyon, Marseille and other large cities, there are lots of smaller towns and villages that are so-charming in a typically French fashion that it would be a crime not the visit at least some of them. Each French village has its charm and own personality, and discovering their particular quirks is one of the most pleasant activities that you can get up to while in... [ read more ]

Best hiking spots in France

Best hiking spots in France

Welcome to France Wanderer! Every week, Jean Pierre, Alice and myself will tell you about the best travel destinations in France, and what you can do there. Our first post is a special present for every travelers who doesn't mind a bit of sweat and effort in order to see some of the most beautiful sceneries in the country. France is a paradise for hikers - there are so many excellent hiking spots that it's impossible to list them all! Whether you prefer your landscape rugged and full of clif... [ read more ]