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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Tourist guide to Bourges

Tourist guide to Bourges

The beautiful city of Bourges can be found in the central region of France. It is famous for its astonishing cathedral known as St. Etienne Cathedral. The city is a fantastic historic settlement which is very attractive for tourists. The main reason for visiting the city is its amazing cathedral. Besides, there are other sights here which are worth visiting, including the Marais, the Palais de Jacques Coeur, the Palais des Echevins, the Musee des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France, not to menti... [ read more ]

Top 5 travel destinations in Lorraine Region

Top 5 travel destinations in Lorraine Region

If you are visiting the north-western area of France, more precisely the region of Lorraine, I suggest you visit its main urban travel destinations. Two cities of Lorraine are equally important: Nancy and Metz. Both are important tourist destinations of the region. As Lorraine presents almost half of France’s border with Germany, tourists from Germany are usual visitors in the area. Besides Metz and Nancy, the area also includes numerous great travel destinations. Are you interested in the t... [ read more ]

Visit the walled cities of France

Visit the walled cities of France

France is a country which merits its prestige among tourists all over the world. There are innumerable destinations and visitor attractions in this country which make it a top tourist destination. This charming country attracts millions of visitors due to its unique natural and cultural heritage. In the previous guides I have presented you innumerable cities, regions, resorts, visitor attractions and other aspects relating to this country. Below I will give you some useful information about th... [ read more ]

The most iconic historic monuments in France

The most iconic historic monuments in France

France is abundant in historic monuments, including churches, cathedrals, castles, basilicas, palaces, historic buildings and other sights. Almost all of them are extremely popular among tourists and drag innumerable visitors each year. These architectural jewels represent some of the most photographed sights of the country. Besides, these historic monuments represent numerous architectural styles and are very attractive for the lovers of architecture. If you also love architecture, I suggest... [ read more ]

The best attractions in the Rhone-Alpes region

The best attractions in the Rhone-Alpes region

France is one of the world’s top tourist destinations due to its unique resorts, fantastic visitor attractions and amazing landmarks. Whatever your preferences are, you will surely find at least one destination to suit your taste. In the previous guides I have alreadt presented you numerous destinations, attractions and regions of France. Below I will present you the best attractions in the Rhone-Alpes region. The large region of France, dominated by the Alps and the Rhone River, includes n... [ read more ]

Top 5 most popular sights in France

Top 5 most popular sights in France

Is your next holiday destination France? Are you making a list about the desired sights you are going to visit? Well, I tell you, it will be a very hard task, as there are thousands of visitor attractions in France and all of them are worth-visiting sights. In order to help you make a good decision and visit the most fascinating attractions of the country, I will write an article including the top 5 most popular sights in France. These sights are the following: Disneyland Paris, the Louvre Mus... [ read more ]