Wishing You All the best for 2016: Wishing everyone Happiness and Good Health for 2017 and may all your travel plans come true! Hopefully these tips have been helpful. What do you think?
Enjoy Normandy Christmas Markets and Events in Historical Locations: Like many of France’s beautiful towns and villages, the Normandy region has many Christmas markets and events in historical locations. Below are some places where you can taste French Christmas treats, do some pre-Christmas shopping and enjoy Christmas events to get you into the festive spirit. Normandy Christmas […]
Gordes is the Most Beautiful Village in France (so they say!): Gordes is one of the most charming and picturesque hilltop villages in the Luberon in Provence. Perched on top of a rocky hill, this imposing village, with its blond stone buildings, has charmed many visitors and inspired many artists (it inspired us, too). Today, […]
Hiking in the Luberon Landscape from the Abbaye de Sénanque to Gordes: The Abbaye de Sénanque is a 12th century Cistercian abbey about 4 km north from the village of Gordes in the Vaucluse département of Provence. We wanted to visit both of these places and asked at the tourist office at L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue if we […]
The Cistercian Abbaye de Sénanque is Famous for its Lavender Fields: One of the most beautiful and photographed sights of Provence is the Abbaye de Sénanque and its lavender fields. This medieval abbey is one of the purest examples of primitive Cistercian architecture and it has a long and interesting history. But what attracts visitors […]
Le Soleil du Luberon – our L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue apartment in the Historical Centre: For our week-long visit of the Luberon, we stayed at Le Soleil du Luberon, Eric and Marie’s L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue apartment on Place de la Liberté. We were very fortunate to have got this apartment as we were a little late in our vacation planning. The Luberon, […]
Paris Bike Ride – Your Chance to Ride a Part of the 2015 Tour de France Paris Course: For the many cycling enthusiasts heading to France to follow the 2015 Tour de France, here’s an interesting thing to do – a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride along a part of the Official 2015 Tour de France route […]
Tour de France 2016 – From Utrecht to Paris Champs-Élysées: Well, after a very exciting Giro d’Italia we’ve got next, the biggest cycling race to look forward to — the Tour de France. The 102nd Tour de France starts from Utrecht, a new stage city in the Netherlands, on Saturday July 4th and finishes in Paris on Sunday, July […]
Enjoy Classical Concerts in the Amazing Setting of Sainte Chapelle: This Easter, enjoy classical concerts in the amazing Sainte Chapelle church, one of the most breathtaking sights in Paris and a hidden treasure of Parisian architecture. Enjoy Easter concerts by great composers such as Vivaldi, Mozart, Bach, Schubert and others. Concerts at La Sainte Chapelle are […]
At Christmas time Paris is dressed to kill. “Christmas Illuminations” brings on the magic of Christmas to this top tourist destination and ushers in the New Year in the grandest of Parisian style.