A French jewel – the Champagne region

A French jewel – the Champagne region

The historic province of Champagne can be found in the northeastern part of France. Today the region is best known for the sparkling drink – the champagne. Most of the historic province makes part today of the Champagne-Ardenne region. It is divided into four fantastic departments: Ardennes, Haute-Marne, Marne and Aube. All of these departments include fascinating tourist destinations and visitor attractions, both natural and cultural. Reims with its magnificent cathedral, Epernay, Hautvil... [ read more ]

Great short trips from Paris

Great short trips from Paris

Paris – the city of romance is a dream destination for thousands of people. It is home to some of the world’s most visited and most unique tourist attractions. You have to spend a couple of days or even weeks here if you want to see all of these. Besides the visitor attractions and activities offered by the city, there are great short trips organized from Paris to several nearby destinations. Such destinations are the following: Picardy, Rouen, Meaux, Reims, Fontainebleau, Chartres an... [ read more ]

A tour around Reims

A tour around Reims

Reims is an ancient city located in the Champagne region of France. The city is well known for its heritage cathedral, which is one of its main landmarks but not by far the only reason to visit this charming French town. Let us take you on a tour around the city and show you why you would love to visit this particular pearl of France with its charming houses, great French wine and picturesque cobble street villages in the whole area. Food and wine The city center is known for its Art De... [ read more ]

The best of the Champagne Tourist Trail

The best of the Champagne Tourist Trail

Champagne is probably the most widely known drink from France, and synonym to luxury, style and elegance. You can drink wine every day, but champagne is a drink for lavish celebrations, and unless you're filthy rich, you probably don't drink it every day. Genuine champagne has to be produced in the region where it was invented, in the historic province of Champagne. If you travel about a hundred miles east of Paris, you will enter Champagne, and while this doesn't mean that you'll be greeted by ... [ read more ]

The most beautiful cathedrals in France

The most beautiful cathedrals in France

France is the land of beautiful churches and cathedrals, there's not question about it. Stories have been told about some of the most famous cathedrals in France (the Humpback of Notre Dame, for example), and people from all over the world come to see them. From severe and majestic Romanesque cathedrals, intricate Gothic constructions or to exuberant Baroque, French religious architecture has it all. There 's no better place to go on a hunt for beautiful cathedrals than France. So for those inte... [ read more ]