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]

Top 5 free attractions in Paris

Top 5 free attractions in Paris

The world’s most romantic city, the capital of fashion and art, a literary paradise…these all characterize the French capital city. Paris is one of the world’s most attractive cities, dragging millions of tourists each and every year. The French capital city is a quite expensive tourist destination, being home to world renowned attractions which perceive expensive entry fees. These are fantastic attractions, but not everyone can afford to buy expensive tickets. But Paris has great a... [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]

Top 5 museums of Marseille

Top 5 museums of Marseille

Marseille is the second largest city in France. Not only the size of the city makes it famous, but its unique tourist attractions, too. It is also a historically important city, as it used to be the region’s most important trade center. As the country’s largest city on the Mediterranean Coast, Marseille is a very attractive tourist destination. The port city is also an important arrival base for thousands of cruisers. Its beaches, architectural jewels and museums make it an important Fre... [read more]

Tips for exploring the best of Paris

Tips for exploring the best of Paris

As one of the world’s most famous tourist destinations, Paris is a majestic city. It is undoubtedly a not-to-miss. The French capital city attracts millions of tourists each year. If you’ve never been to Paris before and you are thinking about visiting the city, I recommend you to read the following guide before traveling. Below I will give you some tips for exploring the best of Paris. In case you are a first-timer to Paris, these tips will surely help you finding the best sights. There... [read more]

Best reasons to visit Toulouse

Best reasons to visit Toulouse

The medieval city of Toulouse is one of the most beautiful cities in southwestern France. The city is home to a large number of visitor attractions, including museums, churches and architectural jewels. Two historic sights of Toulouse were added to the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites: the Basilica of St. Sernin and the Canal du Midi. This majestic French city is with no doubt a not-to-be-missed of the country. The “Pink City” offers its visitors innumerable surprises. If you are ... [read more]

Best public libraries in Paris

Best public libraries in Paris

Are you a bookworm thinking about visiting Paris? In case you are, you’ve found the right article. Below I will present you the best public libraries in Paris. The French capital city owns some of the country’s most important libraries. The National Library of France, the Bibliothèque nationale de France operates several public libraries in the capital city, including the Arsenal Library, the Richelieu Library, the François- Mitterrand Library and so on. Other famous libraries in Pa... [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]