Provençal Christmas traditions are rooted in both charming local customs and historical religious rituals. During this festive season, called Calendale, villages throughout Provence host Christmas Markets, Santons Fairs, Lighting Festivals and Tours of Nativity Scenes, leading up to Le Gros Souper on Christmas Eve and Les Treize desserts following Midnight Mass.
You must have surely witnessed or heard about the unparalleled beauty of France when it’s all sunny out there, but have you ever imagined how the country of arts and romance spreads its charm in the month of December? Well, the Christmas fervor is on and all the places in the country are lit with […]
Nantes is a wonderland for weekenders. The city, on the river Loire, has seen a cultural reinvention in the past 10 years and there’s easily enough to do to fill a week – or a few days en route south, as many people tend to do. Here’s how.
Looking for something to do in France this month? The start of autumn brings lovely hues of red, orange and yellow to France along with a crisp chill to the air. Here are some of the top events you might want to attend on your October trip to France.
For most of its life, the Pyrenees-Orientales region (formerly called Roussillon) of Languedoc was Spanish, only reverting to France in 1659. Since then it has retained a distinctively Catalan flavour, with Catalan spoken widely, and the Sardana dance, Bullfights and Paschal rituals still performed. The food too has a Spanish flavour, with spicy chorizzo and […]
The Lot is in the region now known as Occitanie. Aptly named, it has it all. It is the department where the transition from the cooler, wetter north to the dry, hot south is encapsulated. The honey-coloured walls, steep roofs and small, flat tiles of the houses and pigonniers of the north part of the […]
France is a beautiful country. The scenic beauty and the amazing summer weather attract tourists from all parts of the world. But there is a majestic side of this country that comes out during the winters. Here are some points, which will strengthen your desire to visit France during the winters.
The holiday season is just around the corner. Both schools and offices are closed. It is the right time to go out on a special trip with your family. If you love the snow and desire to take part in winter adventure sports, then one place that will meet all your requirements is the Megève […]
France is a beautiful country. Everywhere you look, you will be greeted with picturesque settings, warm-hearted people and roadside cafes, which will offer you amazing dishes. The streets are lined with modern fashion stores, which will assist you to get a new look. But that is not all that France has to offer.
France has always been a popular tourist destination. If you are traveling in Europe, consider your trip incomplete if you haven’t taken a selfie in front of the famous portrait of Mona Lisa or claimed the stairs of the Eiffel Tower. The climatic condition and the geographic location of the place make it an ideal […]