If you have ever watched a stage of the Tour of France road cycling race on television or online, you may have liked the sceneries, the castles and the mountains along the route. They are not accidental sights, but practically everywhere in France it is possible to find exciting places to visit. Thousands of people across Europe drive every July to France to see the sights and to follow the bicycle race.
Read the story “The ultimate road trip in Europe: following the Tour of France race route”
Travel d’Or Award (Golden Travel) is an annual industry event where French travel professionals and also ordinary tourists vote for the best destinations and travel services in France. This award, however, focuses solely on travel products that can be ordered online.
Read the story “France is a popular travel destination, but which places the French appreciate?”
Our frequently visited and viewed travel photo gallery has been updated with new destinations and photo albums.
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Even if you have toured the magnificent castles of the Loire Valley in France, you haven’t seen the Mothe-Chandeniers. The magnificent building has been abandoned and closed for years. Now, the power of crowdfunding has saved the castle. 6500 new owners of the castle have invested 500 000 euros in order to buy it.
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Many cities around the world have bicycles available for visitors and locals for short term use. In some cases, these city bikes are free to loan, but many cities charge a fee for the loan period. Startup companies in Paris and Nice have developed the concept further, and introduced electric scooters that can be booked and paid for with a mobile app.
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For years, historians, archaelogists, architects, geologists and engineers have searched the archives, researched the Rhône river and its banks, calculated the river flow, the strength of old constructions and modeled three-dimensional structures of the bridge of Avignon in Southern France.
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Bar Hemingway at Ritz in Paris has been awarded the best bar of the year at annual Virtuoso travel industry event. For the best dinner you have to travel to the neighboring country Italy, because La Terrazza at Hotel Eden in Rome was awarded the best dining experience prize.
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Bordeaux is a name everyone recognizes, but how many people have visited the city in France? It is much more than wine, which is why I am not surprised that I have seen the city on many digital nomad’s and remote worker’s destination list of places to stay.
Read the story “Travel photo gallery of Bordeaux, France”
Places like Nice, Monaco, Cannes and St Tropez may bring images of celebrities to the mind, but what really makes the French Riviera an attractive travel destination is its rich cultural heritage and fabulous sceneries.
Read the story “The Best of Cote d’Azur, France: it is not only about the glamour of Riviera”