Short guide to Montpellier for visitors

Short guide to Montpellier for visitors

As the country’s eights largest city, Montpellier is a very attractive destination located in the southern part of France. It is the capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Besides, it is also the third largest city located on the French Riviera. Therefore, not only its majestic landmarks, but its location also makes the city very attractive for tourists. Some of the major sights of Montpellier are the following: the Place de la Comédie, the Porte du Peyrou, the Saint Pierre Cathedral... [ read more ]

The best vineyards in southern France

The best vineyards in southern France

If one had to pick the things most associated with France, it would be the romance, the castles, the food and the wine. All of them are available anywhere you are in France, from the tiniest village to the great cities. But although you can pamper yourself with lovely French wine wherever you are, if you are a true fan of wines then you absolutely must visit a few wineries at least. Many wine regions in France have fashioned themselves into tourist magnets, but still, the south of France win... [ read more ]

The best festivals in France

The best festivals in France

The French are fond of their holidays, and they take every possible chance to have a celebration. You can practically point to any day in the calendar, and there's bound to be a festival in France somewhere, from saint feast days to official holidays, or less conventional celebrations. So if you want to make sure that you can attend at least one major French festival during your trip, check out this list of the best festivals in France. Fetes Medievales du Dauphin d'Auvergne, Montferrand T... [ read more ]