Visitor’s guide to Provence’s natural heritage

Visitor’s guide to Provence’s natural heritage

Provence is one of the most popular regions in France. Being part of the administrative area of Provence-Alpes-Cȏte d’Azur, this region is located in the south eastern part of the country. It is contiguous with Italy to east and the Mediterranean Sea to south and south-east. It is not surprising that Provence is one of the most beautiful and also most visited regions of France. Provence offers a remarkable cultural heritage: some of the well-known cities that are located here are Avignon, M... [ read more ]

5 reasons to spend your summer in southern France

5 reasons to spend your summer in southern France

There is still time until summer, but many travelers who don't winter or the cold (especially if you live in a temperate region) are proebably already dreaming of their summer getaways. Since a lot of people who don't have much time on their hands during the year take time off work in summer, many of the more popular tourist destinations in France tend to be extremely crowded in summer. People from the city flock to the countryside and to the Azure Coast, and at the peak of the summer holida... [ read more ]

A short guide to Corsica

A short guide to Corsica

Throughout known history, Corsica has passed through more hands than many other luckier European regions. Corsica has belonged the Italian city states of Pisa and Genoa, and finally ended up under French rule in 1768, but although it was conquered repeatedly, it was never subdued, they say. The homeland of Napoleon Bonaparte is often called the Island of Beauty, and this nickname is by no means undeserved. Visiting Corsica is not like visiting any other French department, because as French a... [ read more ]

Best hiking spots in France

Best hiking spots in France

Welcome to France Wanderer! Every week, Jean Pierre, Alice and myself will tell you about the best travel destinations in France, and what you can do there. Our first post is a special present for every travelers who doesn't mind a bit of sweat and effort in order to see some of the most beautiful sceneries in the country. France is a paradise for hikers - there are so many excellent hiking spots that it's impossible to list them all! Whether you prefer your landscape rugged and full of clif... [ read more ]