Popular ski resorts in the Alpes-Maritimes

Popular ski resorts in the Alpes-Maritimes

Skiing is one of the most popular winter sports activities. It is the favorite sport for thousands or even millions of people. It is considered one of the most entertaining activities during the winter months. If you are also a fan of skiing and you plan a trip to France during this winter, I have good news for you! There are dozens of outstanding ski resorts in the fantastic mountainous regions of France. If you travel to the region of the Alpes-Maritimes, you read the perfect article. In t... [ read more ]

Visitor’s guide to Provence’s natural heritage

Visitor’s guide to Provence’s natural heritage

Provence is one of the most popular regions in France. Being part of the administrative area of Provence-Alpes-Cȏte d’Azur, this region is located in the south eastern part of the country. It is contiguous with Italy to east and the Mediterranean Sea to south and south-east. It is not surprising that Provence is one of the most beautiful and also most visited regions of France. Provence offers a remarkable cultural heritage: some of the well-known cities that are located here are Avignon, M... [ read more ]

French ecomuseums to visit before you die

French ecomuseums to visit before you die

Ecomuseums are a curious thing that people wouldn't have even thought about a century ago. But as times change, our awareness of our environment and our need to save it and keep it healthy are becoming more and more urgent. This is how ecomuseums have come to be - places that focus on the identity and heritage of a particular place instead of specific exhibits, and whose purpose is the sustainable development of local communities. France was the first country in the world to open ecomuseums,... [ read more ]

The most exciting canyoning destinations in France

The most exciting canyoning destinations in France

If you like walking, climbing outdoors, or simply scampering up to a high place that affords incredible views, then canyoning is definitely for you. Canyoning can imply serious activities that involve technical climbing and ropework, but no necessarily, and depending on the difficulty of the canyon that you're tackling, anyone can do it with the help of a mountain guide. France's mountains and gorges are excellent sites for canyoning, and there are plenty of tour agencies that offer canyonin... [ read more ]

The best movie locations in France

The best movie locations in France

If there's a flick that you really like, then you've probably found yourself wanting to visit some of the places that you can see on the screen, knowing that the movie was filmed there. Visiting movie locations is not unusual at all, especially if we're talking about blockbusters, and France is a pretty good place to go if you're 'hunting' for movie filming locations. France's natural scenery and romantic cities have been the setting for many films, both blockbusters and indie movies. In any... [ read more ]

Hidden destinations on the French Riviera

Hidden destinations on the French Riviera

The Cote d'Azur, or the French Riviera, is the southeast coast of France at the Mediterranean Sea. The coast is one of the most sought after tourist destinations of the country, what with its luxurious resorts, pretty coastal cities and pristine beaches. And while the beaches are definitely worth visiting for a couple of weeks, if you want to see more of the French Riviera's hidden side, you don't have to go far. Some secret (or simply underrated) destinations on the Cote d'Azur are a stone thro... [ read more ]

The most interesting museums in France

The most interesting museums in France

One of the things that most first-time visitors of France see is the Louvre, one of the most famous museums in the world. But as much fun as a trip to Louvre can be, don't forget that it isn't the only great museum in the country, and there are many more museums of every possible kind that entertain and delight tourists. So if you want to know more about France's exquisite art, culture, or maybe something more special, here's a list of the most interesting museums in France. Musée des Merveill... [ read more ]