Tourist guide to Arles

Tourist guide to Arles

Arles is an excellent tourist destination of France. Situated near the French Riviera, in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Arles is a perfect destination for many tourists. Whether you are a nature-lover or an adept of cultural sights, Arles has some fascinating attractions to offer you. As for the natural sights of the city’s surrounding area, the Camargue region is very popular among visitors. Arles is also famous for its Roman and Romanesque monuments which were inscribed on t... [ 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 ]

The best French festivals in August

The best French festivals in August

If you think that the Tour de France is the only exciting event to take place in France in summer, think again. There are tons of festivals that await you in the summer months, and many of them are just as exciting as the famous Tour de France, and even more so if you are not interested in cycling to begin with. There's an eclectic selection of French festivals or you to choose from, ranging from opera music to gourmet cuisine and sports. So if you travel to France this summer, here are some... [ read more ]

Top 5 flea markets in France

Top 5 flea markets in France

For antiquarians, collectors of antiquities or people who like old things better than new ones, France is a genuine treasure trove. Flea markets, or marchés aux puces, are widespread throughout the country, and it's more difficult to find a town that doesn't regularly host one than a town which does. Some flea markets are weekly affairs, where locals and visitors gather usually on weekends to display their wares or browse through everything from forgotten treasures to ordinary junk. Whether you... [ read more ]