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 ]

The most exciting canyoning destinations in France

The most exciting canyoning destinations in France

If you like walking, climbing outdoors, or simply scampering up to a high place that affords incredible views, then canyoning is definitely for you. Canyoning can imply serious activities that involve technical climbing and ropework, but no necessarily, and depending on the difficulty of the canyon that you're tackling, anyone can do it with the help of a mountain guide. France's mountains and gorges are excellent sites for canyoning, and there are plenty of tour agencies that offer canyonin... [ read more ]

Where to eat the best cheese in France

Where to eat the best cheese in France

France is known worldwide for its excellent wine and cheese, and there's something you should know about these two delicacies: they go extremely well together, and they taste best when they've been aged for a while. There's such a huge variety of French cheeses that not even the average Frenchman or Frenchwoman can name all of them in a breath. So unless you hate cheese, these suggestions on where to eat the best cheese in France can open up for you an entire world of flavors and textures th... [ read more ]