The best summer destinations in Provence

The best summer destinations in Provence

The southern region of France can make a perfect destination for a memorable summer vacation. There are numerous destinations you can choose of. Besides the world famous French Riviera, the sunny Provence also offers some excellent locations for tourists. Located between the picturesque Alps and the wonderful Mediterranean Sea, Provence’s wonderful hills, beautiful vineyards and immense lavender fields provide a perfect summer destination to any holidaymaker. Besides the warm temperature, t... [ 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 ]

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 ]

Why visit Provence in autumn

Why visit Provence in autumn

Provence is known mainly for its verdant hills, fragrant fields of lavender, vineyards and small rustic farms. But the Provençal outdoors can be enjoyed just as much after the lavenders had wilted and the grapes had been harvested. If anything, Provence becomes even more magical in autumn, when the light is softer and the colors turn from greens to golds and reds. Life does not stop in Provence once the summer is over, and there are plenty of reasons why you should consider spending the fal... [ read more ]

Best university towns in France

Best university towns in France

France has been a center of education in Europe since the Middle Ages, and besides having some of the best universities on the continent even now, it also has some of the oldest institutions of higher education in the world. French university towns have a je ne sais quoi that makes them seem at the same time historic and great for partying. If you are looking for destinations in France that embody historical charm and a bustling nightlife, then here are some of the best university towns in F... [ read more ]