Top 5 ice-skating rinks in France

Top 5 ice-skating rinks in France

In France, summer is the season when everyone leaves cities and retreats the countryside, but in winter, towns and cities turn into bustling, lively urban paradises, even when the temperature drops below zero. Whether or not there's a  blanket of snow covering France, ice skating rinks open all over the country in winter. Some outdoor rinks function only in winter, while the indoors rinks that operate all year round become more crowded than ever. Skating is quite a popular pastime among the... [ read more ]

The most scenic cities in the French Alps

The most scenic cities in the French Alps

France's lavender fields and pleasant, gentle hill slopes are only one side of the coin, and despite their popularity with the lovers of the great outdoors, they are nowhere near as famous and visited as the mountains of the country. With craggy outcrops, proud cliffs, verdant forests and rivers that range from tame to the wildest on the planet, French mountains have the perfect combination of fun, novelty and excitement for travelers of all kinds. The French Alps in particular have drawn ho... [ read more ]