France is renowned for its historic sites, its beautiful villages, beaches, museums, places of interest, tourist attractions. Here you will find a selection of great places to visit. Occitanie, Provence, Corsica, Burgundy, The Loire Valley - browse and discover the different regions for your holiday.
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26 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Pure France

Holidays in Provence - Bastide de Cavaroux

The property is located at the end of a residential lane, a short drive (15/20 mins walk) or 2km from the village of Callian. Callian is located 35 minutes inland, 30 minutes from Cannes and Grasse. Easy access (15 minutes) from the A8 motorway. The village is one of the most beautiful villages in France with all amenities including lovely restaurants and cafes with panoramic views.

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24 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Cajarc, a Medieval Treasure in the Lot

Located in the heart of the Lot region of France, Cajarc is a medieval gem that enchants visitors with its timeless charm, picturesque streets and rich historical heritage. Let's discover the wonders of Cajarc, a destination that evokes the spirit of the Middle Ages while offering an authentic and unique travel experience.

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07 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Limeuil, a port on the Dordogne

In the picturesque landscape of Périgord, Limeuil stands like a jewel that dazzles visitors with its natural beauty, medieval charm and rich history. Located at the confluence of the Dordogne and the Vézère, this enchanting village offers an unforgettable getaway in a preserved and authentic setting.

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05 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Barjols, timeless charm of a Provençal village

Nestled in the heart of Provence, between mountains and green valleys, lies a picturesque village that captures the imagination with its timeless charm and medieval streets: Barjols. This hidden pearl in the South of France offers much more than breathtaking landscapes, it offers an immersion in the history, culture and natural beauty of the region.

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03 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Lourmarin, Provençal Harmony in the heart of the Luberon

In the heart of the rolling hills of the Luberon, you will find a pretty, beautifully preserved village, capturing the very essence of Provence: Lourmarin. With its narrow streets, its facades bathed in sunlight and its peaceful atmosphere, this Provençal village enchants visitors with its timeless charm and authenticity.

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02 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Ménerbes, timeless elegance of a Provencal village

Nestled in the heart of the sunny landscapes of the Luberon, Ménerbes emerges like a preserved jewel of Provence. With its cobbled streets, sun-drenched stone houses and stunning views of the surrounding countryside, this Provençal village embodies the very essence of southern charm.

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29 January 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Nature , Tourism

Villefranche-sur-Mer, Cote d'Azur

Nestled between Nice and Monaco, Villefranche-sur-Mer is a stopover point for many cruise ships with its picturesque fishing port. With its 16th century Citadel and its colorful facades, Villefranche-sur-Mer has also become a popular city for painters and artists.

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26 January 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Nature

Pyrenees-Orientales; between the sea and the mountains

The Pyrénées-Orientales, the southern jewel of France, offering an ideal getaway for lovers of nature, history and culture. Between the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean and the majestic peaks of the Pyrenees, this captivating region reveals a perfect balance of Mediterranean charm and mountainous splendor. In this article, let's discover the hidden treasures and unforgettable experiences of the Pyrénées-Orientales.

Villefranche de Conflent

24 January 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, UNESCO

The charming villages of the Pyrenees-Orientales

The Pyrénées-Orientales, a region in the south of France which offers many picturesque villages, steeped in history, culture and Mediterranean charm. As you wander through these hidden gems, you will be transported to a world where cobbled lanes tell centuries-old stories and landscapes offer breathtaking vistas.

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21 January 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Théoule-sur-Mer on the Cote d'Azur

Nestled along the stunning French Riviera, Théoule-sur-Mer is a hidden gem that invites travelers to savor the perfect blend of Mediterranean charm, with its azure waters and picturesque landscapes. This picturesque town, located just a short drive from Cannes, offers a quiet escape for those looking for a holiday on the French Riviera.

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16 January 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Nature

Discovering the Fort de Sainte Elme in Collioure

Le Four-de-Saint-Elme is perched majestically on the heights of Collioure. Fort Saint-Elme is much more than an imposing silhouette on the horizon - it is a living witness to the region's tumultuous history, offering visitors an immersive dive into the past. Let's discover together the secrets and charms of this historic site.

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15 January 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Port Vendres, on the Mediterranean coast

Nestled along the Mediterranean coast, Port-Vendres attracts travelers with its authentic charm and breathtaking landscapes. This picturesque port town, accompanied by its neighbouring gems, offers a diverse range of activities, making it a perfect destination for those seeking a combination of history, natural beauty and culinary delights.

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05 January 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Château de Montsoreau - Museum of Contemporary Art

The Château de Monstoreau - Museum of Contemporary Art houses the world's largest collection of works from the Art and Language movement. It is located in the Loire Valley, classified as a world heritage site by UNESCO, in Maine-et-Loire in the town of Montsoreau between Angers and Tours.

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20 December 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Culture

The most beautiful French medieval villages

France is full of beautiful medieval villages which have preserved their architectural and cultural heritage over the centuries. These picturesque villages offer a real journey back in time with their cobbled streets, stone houses, Gothic churches and fortified castles. Discover a selection of villages in France to plan your next getaways whether you are passionate about history, culture, architecture or looking for calm and serenity.

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19 December 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Saint-Jean de Côle, in the hills of Périgord Vert

Located about twenty minutes from Brantôme, ideal for a family stroll or a getaway. It is a pretty medieval village classified among the most beautiful villages in France where calm is guaranteed. The history of Saint-Jean de Côle is linked to that of the Marthonie castle from the 12th and 15th centuries. This monument is classified but not open to visitors, you can still admire it from the terrace of a restaurant, Place Saint Jean, where it dominates.


16 December 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Rocamadour, a suspended sanctuary

Discover Rocamadour, a medieval marvel clinging to the side of a cliff in the Dordogne valley. This village seduces travelers with its architecture, its chapels and its breathtaking panorama. Emblematic site of the Lot, vertical and majestic, with its castle which extends over several floors.

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