The best destinations on the Côte d’Azur

The best destinations on the Côte d’Azur

Some of the world’s most popular and best seaside resorts can be found on the French Riviera also named Côte d’Azur. This fantastic coastal line is considered one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations. In case you want to visit France and you are looking for gorgeous sunny beaches, sophisticated resorts and glamour, your perfect destination is the French Riviera. Some of the best destinations on the Côte d’Azur are the following: the luxurious Saint-Tropez, Nice, Cannes,... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Saint-Tropez

Tourist guide to Saint-Tropez

Situated in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, the world famous and exclusive resort of Saint-Tropez is extremely popular among tourists. Situated right on the French Riviera, the astonishing town attracts thousands or even millions of tourists among whom there are numerous celebrities and millionaires from all around the world. The gorgeous beaches, fantastic events, the luxurious restaurants and cafés, the opportunity of sailing with luxury boats seem to be ver... [ read more ]

The best beaches of Corsica

The best beaches of Corsica

Corsica is a spectacular island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is located west of Italy, southeast of France and north of the Italian island of Sardinia. Although the island is closer to Italy than to the French mainland, politically Corsica is part of Metropolitan France. It is a perfect place for the lovers of sun and sea. There are several fantastic beaches on the island, of which some are located closely to Porto-Vecchio, a commune located right in the centre of Corsica's most impressive coa... [ read more ]

The unspoiled island of Noirmoutier-en-l’Ȋle

The unspoiled island of Noirmoutier-en-l’Ȋle

Noirmoutier-en-l’Ȋle is a commune, situated in the northern part of the island of Noirmoutier, off the coast, in the western part of France. The name “Noirmoutier” means “black monastery” in English, which was given to the island for the darkly clad monks who lived on the island in the seventh century. Noirmoutier-en-l’Ȋle has some spectacular attractions, peaceful and soft sandy beaches, not to mention the French cuisine. The commune contains three villages: Noirmoutier, L'Herba... [ read more ]

Top 5 interesting facts about Bretagne

Top 5 interesting facts about Bretagne

Bretagne, also named Brittany is a north-western region in France. The peninsula of Bretagne is bordered by the English Channel to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Bay of Biscay to the south. The province of Bretagne is divided in four administrative regions. This gorgeous cultural area has several tourist attractions, not to mention the spectacular natural resources. The attractions range from historical urban regions to megalithic monuments, from traditional festivals to bea... [ 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 ]

Etretat, Normandy's coastal gem

Etretat, Normandy’s coastal gem

Long before it became famous for its WWII battles, Normandy has been one of the most famous and perhaps least understood corners of France. Since the early Middle Ages, Normandy has been the site for historical events that changed the shape of European history, it has been home to some of the most celebrated artists in France, and last but not least, the place where some of the most incredible natural wonders of France can be found. Wherever you go in Normandy, every little town or village w... [ read more ]

5 reasons to spend your summer in southern France

5 reasons to spend your summer in southern France

There is still time until summer, but many travelers who don't winter or the cold (especially if you live in a temperate region) are proebably already dreaming of their summer getaways. Since a lot of people who don't have much time on their hands during the year take time off work in summer, many of the more popular tourist destinations in France tend to be extremely crowded in summer. People from the city flock to the countryside and to the Azure Coast, and at the peak of the summer holida... [ read more ]

Top 5 tourist attractions in Nice

Top 5 tourist attractions in Nice

The Côte d'Azur is one of the most glamorous beach destinations in Europe, and one that is not exclusively limited to those who are rich and famous, although many celebrities from France and beyond have been spotted sunbathing and frolicking on the French Riviera. And one of the urban gems of the riviera is nice, a city that has something for everyone, young and old. The famous waterfront, the mix of cultures, the cuisine and a ton of other attractions make Nice a great destination on the F... [ read more ]

A short guide to Corsica

A short guide to Corsica

Throughout known history, Corsica has passed through more hands than many other luckier European regions. Corsica has belonged the Italian city states of Pisa and Genoa, and finally ended up under French rule in 1768, but although it was conquered repeatedly, it was never subdued, they say. The homeland of Napoleon Bonaparte is often called the Island of Beauty, and this nickname is by no means undeserved. Visiting Corsica is not like visiting any other French department, because as French a... [ read more ]