2014 Tour de France – Ride Paris Before the Real Riders Do

Tour de France Paris Bike Ride

Paris Bike Ride – Your Chance to Ride a Part of the 2014 Tour de France Paris Course: For the many cycling enthusiasts heading to France to follow the 2014 Tour de France, here’s an interesting thing to do – a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride along a part of the Official 2014 Tour de France […]

Fête Nationale: What’s on in Paris on Bastille Day 2014

Fete Nationale, 14th July

Bastille Day Concert, Fireworks and the Firefighters’ Balls – Paris: During the past week we’ve seen the City of Paris in preparation mode for Bastille Day 2014 celebrations.  As we are in the south of France, we will not be here to join in the grand celebrations, but here is a taste of what’s in […]

Christmas Illuminations – Paris Christmas Lights 2014

Paris Christmas Lights

Where to See Paris Christmas Lights: Visitors to Paris at Christmas are in for a treat. Towards the end of November, Paris turns on its Christmas magic with thousands of Christmas fairy lights, showing that it is truly the “City of Light”. And, there are some interesting lighting concepts to enjoy as well. Paris Christmas […]

Château de Versailles – Royal Serenade & Night Fountains

Palais de Versailles

Château de Versailles – An Evening of Royal Serenade & Night Fountains: The Château de Versailles or Palace of Versailles, home to three French monarchs, is one of France’s top attractions. Millions of visitors come to Versailles each year to admire the Palace and its magnificent gardens. The exquisite furniture, art and antiques in the […]

New Year’s Concerts in Paris

New Year's Concerts in Paris

New Year in Paris: Enjoy a Range of New Year Concerts at Famous Churches in Paris: If you’re spending New Year in Paris, I’m envious! For those looking to enjoy the New Year in Paris with some beautiful classical music, the City of Light has much to offer.  Paris has some of the most beautiful […]

A New “Palace” Classification for French Hotels

Le Bristol, Paris Hotel

Your French Hotel Could be A “Palace” Under a New Hotel Classification: If your holiday fantasies include staying in a palace during your French holidays, perhaps this is not so out of reach with the new French hotel classification. Eight amongst the very best 5-star hotels in France have been awarded the distinction of “Palace”. […]

A Personal Concierge with your France Rail Pass

France by train

France Rail Pass Premium Offers a Concierge Service that Matches a Grand Hotel: At most hotels, you have to show up at the place before you can begin to seek assistance from their concierge service, if it exists at all.  This is not so with the new Personal Concierge service that France Rail is introducing […]

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 […]