A short guide to Perpignan

A short guide to Perpignan

The historic town of Perpignan is located in the south of France. This city is known for its medieval architecture and its many markets, including the Marché aux Puces vintage market. The ancient city is located at the foot of the Pyrénées, near the junction of the Basse and Têt rivers. This medieval town has many narrow cobbled streets, stone buildings and many shops. Most of the food sold in the local markets is produced in the region, including fruit, vegetables and wine. So here i... [ 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 ]

Top 5 attractions in Burgundy

Top 5 attractions in Burgundy

Burgundy is chiefly known to yield some of the best wines in France, but there is more to this French region that endless vineyard and wineries (not that there would be anything wrong with that). Even those who loathe wine would have a hard time disliking Burgundy, or Bourgogne, as it is called in French. The region has a very rich history, and the architecture of its towns and cities clearly reflects it. There are many cultural and historical attractions in the region, but other things that att... [ read more ]