The best historical attractions in Burgundy

The best historical attractions in Burgundy

The beautiful and historic region of Burgundy is situated in the eastern part of the country. There are dozens of things to do and to see in the area. Burgundy is not famous only due to its wonderful tourist attractions and historic settlements, but for its expensive wines, too. Below I will present you the best historical attractions in Burgundy. From churches to archeological sites, from medieval villages to chateaus, Burgundy has it all! There is no tourist who can not find at least on... [ read more ]

Exploring Yvelines in Northern France

Exploring Yvelines in Northern France

Exploring Yvelines in Northern France is with no doubt a memorable experience. It is one of the departments of Île-de-France Region. Yvelines is a magnificent area, attracting dozens of visitors each year with its fantastic cultural attractions including museums, palaces and chateaus. The natural attractions of the department include beautiful forests, parks and gardens. If you are visiting Paris or the region of Île-de-France on your next holiday, I suggest you not to miss the departme... [ read more ]

Top architectural jewels of the French Renaissance

Top architectural jewels of the French Renaissance

French Renaissance architecture was imported to the country during the early 16th century. At that time numerous castles were built in the Loire Valley, but there are also spectacular buildings in other parts of France. Most examples of French Renaissance are castles (chateaus). These are magnificent and very attractive for visitors. The Chȃteau d’Amboise, the Chȃteau de Chambord, the Chȃteau de Fontainebleau or the Chȃteau de Chenonceau are just a few examples of the spectacular French ... [ read more ]

The best wedding venues on the Côte d’Azur

The best wedding venues on the Côte d’Azur

Which country would be more appropriate for your romantic dream wedding than France? France is one of the world’s most romantic destinations. It is perfect not only for honeymooners, but for those couples who would like to have an unforgettable wedding, too. It may be a little more expensive than organizing the wedding party in your own country, but it is surely the perfect choice! Your guests will also be amazed. If you decide to get married in France, read on to find out which are the best... [ read more ]

The unspoiled island of Noirmoutier-en-l’Ȋle

The unspoiled island of Noirmoutier-en-l’Ȋle

Noirmoutier-en-l’Ȋle is a commune, situated in the northern part of the island of Noirmoutier, off the coast, in the western part of France. The name “Noirmoutier” means “black monastery” in English, which was given to the island for the darkly clad monks who lived on the island in the seventh century. Noirmoutier-en-l’Ȋle has some spectacular attractions, peaceful and soft sandy beaches, not to mention the French cuisine. The commune contains three villages: Noirmoutier, L'Herba... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions in Marseille

Top 5 attractions in Marseille

Marseille, France's premier port city, one of the oldest settlements in the country and the setting of various important historical events, is one of the brightest gems of the French riviera, and not just because it has great food and lovely weather. Travelers who like to get some sightseeing done will have their work cut out for them in Marseille, the city where tourist attractions small and large lurk behind every corner. Even if you don't know the first thing about Marseille, just taking ... [ read more ]

The best New Year’s destinations in France

The best New Year’s destinations in France

Some say that your new year will be as good as the New Year's celebration you had, and while this is most likely superstitious nonsense, it does make sense how a good start can brighten your perspective for the following year. And if you want to make sure that you're going to spend an unforgettable New Year's night, then you can't go wrong with choosing France as your destination. La Saint-Sylvestre, as the French call New Year's Eve, is a time of lavish feasts, accompanied with celebrations... [ read more ]

Top 5 most romantic destinations in France

Top 5 most romantic destinations in France

It is a truth universally acknowledged that France is the homeland of romance, and if you're yearning for a truly romantic holiday à deux with your loved one, then there's no better destination for it then France. A romantic holiday can be had in mostly any French tourist destination, but there are are few places in France which are so eminently romantic that you can't possibly go wrong by visiting them. So if you want to surprise your significant other with a trip to l'hexagone, then here ... [ read more ]

The best destinations for fall foliage in France

The best destinations for fall foliage in France

An autumn without any red and gold leafs is not exactly a great autumn, and anyone who has ever enjoyed the crunch of dry leaves under their feet will tell you so. Luckily, if you find yourself in France this autumn, you won't have to part with the traditional autumn atmosphere, because there are plenty of places in France where you can get as much fall foliage as you want. Besides, after the dead month of August, autumn is the season when France's cities and towns come to life again and res... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions in Burgundy

Top 5 attractions in Burgundy

Burgundy is chiefly known to yield some of the best wines in France, but there is more to this French region that endless vineyard and wineries (not that there would be anything wrong with that). Even those who loathe wine would have a hard time disliking Burgundy, or Bourgogne, as it is called in French. The region has a very rich history, and the architecture of its towns and cities clearly reflects it. There are many cultural and historical attractions in the region, but other things that att... [ read more ]