Discover the beautiful Périgord

Discover the beautiful Périgord

Périgord is with no doubt one of the most beautiful natural regions of France. It lies in the department of Dordogne and makes an extremely attractive region. The natural resources of Périgord make it one of the most beautiful, unspoiled regions of France. Besides, it is also rich in history and wildlife. Recently a protected area has also been created here. It is named the Parc Naturel Régional Périgord-Limousin. The region is also famous for its cuisine, truffle has an important ... [ read more ]

Visit Dordogne’s spectacular castles

Visit Dordogne’s spectacular castles

The beautiful department of Dordogne is situated in the south-western part of France, in the region of Aquitaine. Besides the natural beauty which characterizes the landscapes, the department is well-known among visitors for its wonderful castles. If you love to visit historical building like castles on your holiday, Dordogne is the right choice for you. The most famous castles of Dordogne are the following: Château de Puymartin, Château des Milandes, Château de Castelnaud, Château de... [ 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 fascinating prehistoric sites in France

The most fascinating prehistoric sites in France

France may be one of the most chic and hip places on the planet, but let it never be said that it doesn't cherish its past. French history makes for an exciting read, and French prehistory is not far behind, even if we know less about it. And since the dawn of history, the French (and their various ancestors) had no qualms about immortalizing their victories, defeats, celebrations, heroes or mythical figures. Prehistoric sites abound in France, and whoever wants to boast of a well-rounded kn... [ read more ]

The best cycling destinations in France

The best cycling destinations in France

If one has to choose the biggest hotspot of cycling in Europe, then the winner can hardly be an other country than France, the country that made cycling one of the most exciting sports on the planet. The Tour de France is watched by millions of people in France and abroad every summer, and you'd have to be completely made of stone not to end up rooting for a cyclist and eagerly waiting for new developments in the tour. But you definitely don't have to be a professional cyclist in order to enjoy ... [ 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 ]