The most iconic historic monuments in France

The most iconic historic monuments in France

France is abundant in historic monuments, including churches, cathedrals, castles, basilicas, palaces, historic buildings and other sights. Almost all of them are extremely popular among tourists and drag innumerable visitors each year. These architectural jewels represent some of the most photographed sights of the country. Besides, these historic monuments represent numerous architectural styles and are very attractive for the lovers of architecture. If you also love architecture, I suggest... [ read more ]

Most haunted places in France

Most haunted places in France

Do you love myths and legends? In case you do and you happen to visit France on your next holiday, I have some good news for you: there are some fascinating haunted places in France. If you love weird or unusual sights, you will surely love these ones. The most haunted places in France are the following: the Catacombs of Paris, Brissac Castle, the Versailles Palace, the Le Bois-Chenu Domreny Basilica and Pere la Chaise Cemetery. All are weird, but attractive sights for tourists. I am sure that... [ read more ]

Top 5 sights to visit in France before you die

Top 5 sights to visit in France before you die

The wonderful country of France is a dream destination for many people. Visitors come here from all around the world to visit its magnificent and world renowned sites. There are innumerable things to see and to experience in this astonishing country. From honeymooners to young travelers, from families to retired people, France is visited by millions of tourists yearly. If you are interested in the best sights of the country, I suggest you to read this guide. Below I will present you the top 5 ... [ read more ]

The best cultural World Heritage Sites in France

The best cultural World Heritage Sites in France

France is a fascinating country with dozens of fantastic visitor attractions. Some of the world’s most breathtaking sights can be found here, in France. Such attractions are the Eiffel Tower, the Palace of Versailles, the Notre Dame Basilica, the Papal Palace in Avignon, Mont Saint-Michel, Chartres Cathedral, the Louvre Museum and so on. There are tens or maybe even hundreds of fascinating cultural sights in France which are with no doubt worth visiting. If you prefer to visit cultural sig... [ read more ]

Exploring Yvelines in Northern France

Exploring Yvelines in Northern France

Exploring Yvelines in Northern France is with no doubt a memorable experience. It is one of the departments of Île-de-France Region. Yvelines is a magnificent area, attracting dozens of visitors each year with its fantastic cultural attractions including museums, palaces and chateaus. The natural attractions of the department include beautiful forests, parks and gardens. If you are visiting Paris or the region of Île-de-France on your next holiday, I suggest you not to miss the departme... [ read more ]

Visiting the wonderful city of Versailles

Visiting the wonderful city of Versailles

Versailles is a fascinating city located in the northern part of France, in the region of Île-de-France, more precisely in the Yvelines department. The city is home to some outstanding UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Palace of Versailles and its gardens. Other fantastic sights of the city are Versailles Cathedral, the Church of Notre Dame and the Musée Lambinet. If you would like to find out more about these attractions, read the following guide. The sights of Versailles are with no doubt... [ read more ]

A guide to the fantastic Île-de-France

A guide to the fantastic Île-de-France

Situated in the northern part of the country, the administrative region of Île-de-France is considered the wealthiest region of France. It is not surprising because the region includes the Paris metropolitan area which practically occupies the major part of it. The following guide to the fantastic Île-de-France will surely come in handy in case you want to visit the region. Some of the most beautiful historic subprovinces of the region are the following: Beauvaisis, Vexin français, Bri... [ read more ]

France’s “Remarkable Gardens”

France’s “Remarkable Gardens”

Three hundred spectacular gardens of France were inscribed on the list of “Jardins remarquables” (“Remarkable Gardens”) emitted by the French Ministry of Culture. Such gardens are the Gardens of the Palace of Versaille, the Gardens of the Château de Losse, the Gardens of the Château de Villandry, the Gardens of the Château de Marqueyssac, the Gardens of the Château de Vendeuvre and numerous others. If you are a fan of gardens and nature, visiting any of these gardens is with n... [ read more ]

The most representative examples of French Baroque style

The most representative examples of French Baroque style

There are numerous outstanding architectural jewels in France. Some of the most spectacular buildings were constructed using the French Baroque style. If you are a fan of architecture, visiting at least a few of these will surely make a memorable experience. The following article will include the most representative examples of French Baroque style. Some of the most beautiful buildings are the following: the Château de Dampierre, the Palace of Versaille, the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, the... [ read more ]

Visit Louis XIV’s France

Visit Louis XIV’s France

Also known as the “Sun King”, Louis XIV is considered the longest reigning king in Europe. He reigned for 72 years and 110 days. He is one of the most important and best-known kings and personalities in French history. During his reign the country was the leading power in Europe. Several wonderful buildings relate to his name. If you would like to visit some of the spectacular buildings relating to Louis XIV, read on to find out which are these historic buildings. Choosing the Palace of Ve... [ read more ]