Reflections on Annecy
La petite Venise savoyarde has it all – history, heritage, rivers, mountains, gardens, and the spectacular lake.
Formerly associated with WWII more than with well-being, Vichy is enjoying booming tourism and a bright future.
More Summer Festivals
Opera, Celtic music, rock and more summer celebrations.
Riding in the Camargue
The Camargue is western Europe’s largest river delta, one of the wildest and most sparsely populated regions of France.
The summer festival season in France starts with opera, jazz, theater, and more.
Reading French Street Signs
Street signs offer an intriguing insight into history via its notable people, places and events.
Great Gothic Cathedrals
The fascinating history that inspired the creation of this enduring architecture.
It makes scents
An expert from the atelier de tarinologie can recognise any of the 80 scents with her eyes closed.
The port city is rising above some of those deep-seated stereotypes with a whole new look, spurred by its prestigious status as European Capital of Culture.
Gourmet Travels in the Camargue
Not just a paradise for birds, the Camargue produces
crystalline salt, the finest rice, and its grassy fields are
home to black cattle whose lean, delicious meat is
recognized for its healthful properties.
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