Visit Claude Monet’s France

Visit Claude Monet’s France

France is an extremely popular tourist destination partly due to its fantastic culture and art. The origins of French art were mainly influenced by Flemish- and Italian art during the time of the Renaissance. There are numerous French artists who became world famous for their unique works and techniques. One such artist is the Impressionist Claude Monet who was born in Paris on 14 November 1840. Claude Monet is an important founder of Impressionist painting in France. He was so amazed by ... [ read more ]

Short guide to Montpellier for visitors

Short guide to Montpellier for visitors

As the country’s eights largest city, Montpellier is a very attractive destination located in the southern part of France. It is the capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Besides, it is also the third largest city located on the French Riviera. Therefore, not only its majestic landmarks, but its location also makes the city very attractive for tourists. Some of the major sights of Montpellier are the following: the Place de la Comédie, the Porte du Peyrou, the Saint Pierre Cathedral... [ read more ]

Quick facts about France

Quick facts about France

You’ve surely heard dozens of interesting things about France. This majestic country is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the entire world. With some unique and recognizable monuments and landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Mont Saint-Michel and so on, France attracts millions of visitors each year. Besides its unique landmarks, the country is home to spectacular natural attractions, including the Loire Valley, the French Rivier... [ read more ]

5 historic places to stay in France

5 historic places to stay in France

In case you are planning a visit to France and you are looking for a unique place to stay at instead of the usual hotel rooms, I recommend you to read the following guide. Below I will present you 5 historic places to stay in France, including the Trianon Palace & Spa, the Château de Rochegude, the Château de la Vallée Bleue, the Manoir du Stang and the Château de Locguénolé. As you can see, most of these are some majestic castles (chateaux) which offer fantastic rooms to their vis... [ read more ]

Take cooking classes in Paris

Take cooking classes in Paris

France is famous for its cuisine. If you are a gourmet traveler, don’t miss the restaurants of Paris, Lyon and Marseille. Especially the ones of Paris are very popular among gourmet visitors. Besides eating delicious meals and desserts, you can also learn how to prepare some French dishes at any of France’s cooking schools. Take cooking classes in Paris for instance. They are some of the best in the entire country. Le Cordon Bleu, the Ecole Lenôtre, La Cuisine de Marie-Blanche and the R... [ read more ]

A French jewel – the Champagne region

A French jewel – the Champagne region

The historic province of Champagne can be found in the northeastern part of France. Today the region is best known for the sparkling drink – the champagne. Most of the historic province makes part today of the Champagne-Ardenne region. It is divided into four fantastic departments: Ardennes, Haute-Marne, Marne and Aube. All of these departments include fascinating tourist destinations and visitor attractions, both natural and cultural. Reims with its magnificent cathedral, Epernay, Hautvil... [ read more ]

Discover the beautiful Périgord

Discover the beautiful Périgord

Périgord is with no doubt one of the most beautiful natural regions of France. It lies in the department of Dordogne and makes an extremely attractive region. The natural resources of Périgord make it one of the most beautiful, unspoiled regions of France. Besides, it is also rich in history and wildlife. Recently a protected area has also been created here. It is named the Parc Naturel Régional Périgord-Limousin. The region is also famous for its cuisine, truffle has an important ... [ read more ]

Your guide to Besançon

Your guide to Besançon

Located in Eastern France, Besançon is the major city and capital of the French-Comté region. It is a beautiful city which attracts dozens of visitors due to its unique sights. One of the major landmarks of the city, the Vauban Citadel has been inscribed on the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites since 2008. Besides, there are other fascinating sights to visit in Besançon. The Old Town is a must for visitors, just like the St. Jean Cathedral, the Porte Noire, the museums and theatres ... [ read more ]

Top winter destinations in France

Top winter destinations in France

Visiting France during winter season can offer many different experiences. It can mean different things to different people: you can visit Paris for instance and enjoy the Christmas markets and lights; you can explore some other popular destinations in France, too or you can go skiing in one of the numerous ski resorts. A great advantage of visiting France during winter season is that most regions in the southern part remain relatively mild. Thus, France is an ideal destination for a relaxed... [ read more ]

The best cultural city breaks in France

The best cultural city breaks in France

France is an excellent destination when it comes to cultural city breaks. The major cities of the country are filled with hundreds or even thousands of unique and famous cultural landmarks and tourist attractions. These French cities are some of the most visited and most famous tourist destinations of the entire continent. Paris, Marseille, Lille, Strasbourg and Lyon are just five of the most beautiful and most attractive French cities. Whether you are looking for a great sightseeing tour or... [ read more ]