Tours to Normandy from Paris

American Cemetery - Normandy

A Range of Paris Tours to Normandy by Viator: Situated in the north-west of France, Normandy is 70km from Paris – about an hour’s drive.  If you’re holidaying in Paris and wish to visit Normandy, it is possible to do day trips or short tours to Normandy from Paris. The following are some of the […]

Getting to Normandy

Getting to Normandy © Travel Signposts

Getting to Normandy is Easy by Air, Sea or Rail: Normandy is situated in the northwest of France and is very well connected by air, sea or rail transportation. Ferries to Normandy Just across the English Channel, Normandy has more cross-Channel ferry routes than any other region.  The region is easily accessible by ferry from […]

Normandy – A Historic and Gastronomic Destination

Caen Castle © Travel Signposts

Normandy – A Land of History, Beautiful Landscape and Rich Gastronomy: Situated in the northwest of France, Normandy (Normandie in French) is a region blessed with stunning coastlines, windswept beaches and lush pastoral land. The quintessential image of Normandy is of beautiful landscape, green pastures dotted with brown and white Norman cows, apple orchards, calvados, […]

Sainte Chapelle Paris Concerts at Easter

Sainte Chapelle Paris Concerts

Enjoy Classical Concerts in the Amazing Setting of Sainte Chappelle: 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. Easter at La Sainte Chapelle: Pergolesi, Händel, Vivaldi – This special Easter weekend concert at Sainte Chapelle features works […]

Interesting Facts about Paris Lights

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Some Interesting Facts About What Makes Paris the City of Lights: If you’ve ever wondered why Paris is called the “City of Lights“, here are some interesting Paris facts that will enlighten. City lights – There are over 296 illuminated sites in Paris covering hotels, churches, statues, fountains and national buildings and monuments. Furthermore, 33 […]

Tour de France – Le Tour 2011

Tour de France 2011

Tour de France 2011 – From Passage du Gois La Barre-de-Monts to Paris Champs-Élysées: The 98th Tour de France starts from Passage du Gois La Barre-de-Monts on Saturday July 2nd and finishes in Paris on Sunday, July 24th, 2011. This year’s race is made up of 21 stages covering a distance of 3,471 kilometres, 129 […]

Opéra de Nice – Nice Opera

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Nice’s Magnificent Opéra de Nice on the Seafront: Although Nice’s magnificent opera house, the Opéra de Nice, was built in 1885, there has been a theatre at this seaside location for over 100 years before that. In 1776, the Marquis Alli-Maccarani obtained permission from the King of Sardinia to convert his old dwelling into a […]

Grand Théâtre de Provence – Aix-en-Provence

Grand Theatre de Provence © Classictic

A State-Of-The-Art Performing Arts Complex: The Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence’s performing arts complex, opened on 29 June 2007 with the inaugural performance of Richard Wagner’s Die Walküre. The Grand Théâtre de Provence was part of a comprehensive redevelopment of Aix-en-Provence city centre and whilst Wagner’s opera marked the beginning of the artistic and cultural […]

Disneyland Paris – Affectionately Known as DLP

Disney Castle

Disneyland Paris is a Cornucopia of Rides, Restaurants and All-out Fun for Everyone: Disneyland Paris, affectionately known as DLP by Mouseketeers the world over, is a cornucopia of rides, restaurants, exhibits and all-out fun for everyone. In the last few years the fun has been doubled as Disney Paris added the Walt Disney Studios Park […]

The Seine River – An Inspiration to Many Artists

Seine River, Paris

The Seine – A River that Divides Paris: The Seine River divides Paris into two distinct areas, the Rive Gauche (Left Bank) and Rive Droite (Right Bank) – the Left Bank on the south side and the Right Bank on the north side of the Seine.  But more than just dividing the capital into two, […]