Mont-St-Michel, France

Mont-St-Michel, France A rocky outcrop of spires and ramparts rising up from the sea, Mont St Michel is one of France’s most iconic images. The monastery of St Michel began as a dream. In 708 …

Bayeux, France

Bayeux, France The quaint medieval city of Bayeux is home to one big ticket item – the fascinating Bayeux Tapestry, which depicts the Norman Conquest of England by William the Conqueror in 1066. Though the …

Caen, France

Caen, France The city of Caen, with a dramatic history spanning from the time of William the Conqueror to the D-Day Landing, is a highlight of any Normandy tour. Caen rose to prominence under the …

The Louvre Museum

Louvre Paris

Highlights of France | The Louvre Museum The Louvre Museum (Musee du Louvre) is the world’s largest museum and most visited art gallery in the world, displaying some 35,000 artworks from the antiquities to the …

Normandy Beaches

Arromanches les Bains, Normandy, France.

Highlights of France | Normandy Beaches The Normandy beaches in northwestern France were the location of D-Day during World War II, the historic simultaneous landings of Allied troops that liberated Western Europe and eventually put …

Loire Valley France

Loire Valley France

The Loire Valley in France The Loire Valley in France is renowned for its picturesque natural beauty, and the region also combines all the ingredients of what the French consider to be the good life. …

The Elegant Arcades of Paris

The Elegant Arcades of Paris Part of the pleasure of getting to know the real Paris lies in getting off the main tourist trail and discovering its many hidden pockets and secrets. Its gorgeous arcades …

Paris Leaders & Landmarks

Paris, France

Paris Leaders & Landmarks   The inhabitants of a place surely influence how it is perceived. Parisian politicians have certainly left their marks on some of France’s most famous landmarks, creating some amazing stories for …