The most amazing natural wonders in France

The most amazing natural wonders in France

The France you see on postcards might be more along the lines of glamorous cities, scenic villages and the occasional countryside picture from the southern regions, but there is more to France's natural wonders than that. It's not difficult to get a glimpse of France's natural beauties, they are not hidden from plain view in any way. If you can afford to take a break from the wealth of cultural attractions that France lays on its visitors, take a trip to the wild side of the country and bask... [ read more ]

Tips for backpacking in France

Tips for backpacking in France

France is more often associated with luxury and vacations spent in fancy hotels, but if you are on a budget, you can enjoy the country just as much as someone staying at the Ritz, if not more so. Backpacking in France is not impossible, and it can reveal a side of the country that doesn’t get much coverage in guidebooks. Before starting on a trip to discover the hexagon on a limited budget, here are some tips for backpacking in France, which might make your journey easier and more comfortable.... [ read more ]

The most exciting canyoning destinations in France

The most exciting canyoning destinations in France

If you like walking, climbing outdoors, or simply scampering up to a high place that affords incredible views, then canyoning is definitely for you. Canyoning can imply serious activities that involve technical climbing and ropework, but no necessarily, and depending on the difficulty of the canyon that you're tackling, anyone can do it with the help of a mountain guide. France's mountains and gorges are excellent sites for canyoning, and there are plenty of tour agencies that offer canyonin... [ read more ]