Must-see Catholic cathedrals in France

Must-see Catholic cathedrals in France

France has some of the best-known tourist attractions in the world. It is home to some magnificent natural and cultural attractions, spectacular cities, great resorts and so on. For those who love art, culture and history, France is the perfect destination. There are breathtaking cultural attractions in the country. France is also home to numerous religious buildings. In the following article there will be presented the best Catholic cathedrals in France. If you love to visit religious buildin... [ read more ]

Top 10 best coastal towns in France

Top 10 best coastal towns in France

I am sure that everyone loves France…its culture, the historical and natural heritage, the French cuisine and also the locals’ hospitality. If you are about to visit this fantastic country, but you still don’t know what to do in France, I suggest you to spend a couple of days or even weeks in one of the top 10 coastal towns of France! The coastal line of the country is over 3200 km long. From the North Sea stretching down to the Mediterranean Sea, the beaches are of different sorts. If y... [ read more ]

The best sights in Orléans

The best sights in Orléans

The wonderful city of Orléans is located in north-central France, on the Loire River, about 130 km southwest of Paris. Being one of the medieval France’s richest cities, Orléans had always been a strategic point of the Loire. Today the town is a well-known destination for tourists. Its university, founded in 1309, also contributes to the city's prestige. There are several tourist attractions in the city, such as museums, parks, churches, galleries, the well-known cathedral and so on. If yo... [ read more ]

The most impressive museums in Paris

The most impressive museums in Paris

The capital city of France in one of the most romantic and also most visited cities in the world. Paris is the largest city of the country and one of the world's most important cultural centers. There are numerous cultural attractions in Paris: the famous Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Moulin Rouge cabaret-dancehall, the Sacré-Coeur Basilica, many opera houses and the several impressive museums. The major part of these are art museums. If you are an art lover... [ read more ]

How to get on top of the Eiffel Tower

How to get on top of the Eiffel Tower

Who wouldn’t know the “iron lady” of Paris, the fascinating 320 meters tall Eiffel Tower? Paris is one of France’s and also the world’s most romantic cities and holiday destinations. The capital of France is today one of the world’s most visited cities. As well known is the Eiffel Tower. When you think of Paris, probably the first thing you think of is this tower. Anyway, it had became the symbol of the city and also of France with its recognizable, unique structure. The tower is n... [ read more ]

Discover the famous Moulin Rouge in Paris

Discover the famous Moulin Rouge in Paris

For the cabaret-lovers who visit Paris, Moulin Rouge (French for red mill) is the perfect place. It has opened its doors to the public on the 6thof October, 1889. The two establishers of it were Joseph Oller and Charles Zidler. They nicknamed the cabaret The First Palace of Women (“Le Premier Palais des Femmes”). Moulin Rouge gained its fame for being the place where men could watch young ladies practicing, among other dances, the can-can. We could name it the birthplace of the modern ca... [ read more ]

The most popular summer destinations in France

The most popular summer destinations in France

Summer is fast approaching, so where will you be when the dog days finally arrive? If you are planning on traveling to (or sticking around) Europe, then look no further than France. The most stylish country on the planet is a favorite summer destination for regular travelers, backpackers and luxury travelers alike, and don't be surprised to glimpse even a celebrity or two while you're there! Summer in France can be calm and laid back or chaotic and fun, depending on where you travel. But eve... [ read more ]

Exploring the Old Port of Marseille

Exploring the Old Port of Marseille

Marseille is the oldest city in France, so for history hunters and lovers of old places, there is no better destination than Marseille. Of course, Marseille has its newer parts too (which can be quite interesting as well), but if you stick to the old port, you will be surrounded by all the historic charm you need. The Old Port has been the natural port of Marseille since the Antiquity, when the city was already an important port on the Mediterranean. This corner of the city is one of its mos... [ read more ]

Top 5 sights in Marseille

Top 5 sights in Marseille

Paris is touted as France's cultural melting pot, but in truth the title of the oldest and most diverse city in France can easily go to Marseille. Ever since the city was founded by Greeks in 600 BC, Massalia, or present day Marseille has been a mix and match of nationalities and cultures from all over Europe. Today, Marseille is strongly Provençal Popularity, but with many North African and other influences, as befitting a bustling port city where ships dock from all over the world. And in... [ read more ]

Summer Festivals in Provence

Summer Festivals in Provence

Provence is mild in winter, fresh and fragrant in spring and blazing in wild colors in autumn, but it's in summer that this picturesque part of France is really at its best. Summer is the season when Provence is pervaded with the smell of lavender and ripening grapes, and if you don't mind the often scorching Mediterranean sun, spending your summer months in Province is the best holiday anyone could wish for. But it's not just sweet idleness and rural tranquility in southern France this time... [ read more ]