Top things to do in Burgundy

Top things to do in Burgundy

The amazing region of Burgundy lies in the east-central part of the country, in the southeastern part of Paris. The fantastic region is notable for its rich history, beautiful and enormous castles, delicious meals and red wines. The landscapes are dominated by rolling hills covered by gorgeous vineyards. Burgundy is considered one of the most significant wine producing regions of the country. The cuisine is also very famous. There are several prestigious French dishes which originate from Bu... [ read more ]

Visit the most beautiful communities in Burgundy

Visit the most beautiful communities in Burgundy

Burgundy is one of France’s provinces. The name of the province derives from the Burgundians, a Germanic tribe which settled down in the region during the Middle Ages. Burgundy is situated in the eastern central part of the country. The region is spectacular and very famous among tourists due to its natural and cultural heritage. There are also numerous wonderful communities in this province. To help you make a good choice, I will present in the following article the most beautiful communiti... [ read more ]

The best city break destinations in France

The best city break destinations in France

When you have only a few days to travel, it's more important than ever to pick the right destination. You will want something really exciting, otherwise you short break will feel like it was wasted, and you need a destination that it just the perfect size to be explored and taken advantage of in a day or two. If you are planning on escaping to France for a city break, there are hundreds of destinations you could choose - there is no one perfect destination, there are several of them! If you ... [ read more ]

The most beautiful abbeys in France

The most beautiful abbeys in France

When it comes to religious architecture, France wins by quality if not by quantity. Even the smallest and remotest village in France will have its tiny old stone church, and the larger cities and the capital are a vertiable paradise for those who are interested in religious architecture and art. That isn't to say that there's a church at every corner in France, just that its churches, chapels and cathedrals tend to be consistently beautiful. For a more rustic feel, monasteries and abbeys are... [ read more ]

The best souvenirs from France and where to buy them

The best souvenirs from France and where to buy them

Even if you're traveling on a tiny budget, if you're having fun you will most likely feel the urge to buy something to remind you of your trip - a souvenir. In French, souvenir means memory - a very fitting name for something that you buy to bring back memories of good old times. You can keep your souvenir for yourself and reminisce about faraway places and adventures, or maybe bring back to friends or family as a proof that you've seen interesting places and returned to tell the tale. So if... [ read more ]