the 14 must-see walled cities and towns in france

Guide to the most picturesque and most impressive walled cities and towns in France.

Throughout the centuries, cities and towns in France have built fortified walls and ramparts to protect themselves against enemies.  Cities in France have managed to preserve their walls and ramparts to the delight of history fans and tourists who enjoy charming locations. You will find some of these French walled cities on hills (Carcassonne) or […]

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Hidden gem guide to little-known Paris 19eme

Bassin de la Villette, Paris 19eme

Paris 19eme – I wouldn’t be surprised if you say you have never thought of exploring the 19th arrondissement of Paris. After all, it doesn’t have the top attractions in tourists’ itineraries: no Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Arc de Triomphe or Marais. The fact that it doesn’t have the famous attractions doesn’t mean that it is […]

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Exploring the Rhuys Peninsula – A weekend getaway in the Gulf of Morbihan, Brittany

Here, I am again in the Rhuys Peninsula, having been 2 years ago. When my friend invited me to join her for a long weekend in the Gulf of Morbihan, I couldn’t refuse. The idea of admiring the sunset, eating lots of seafood and taking a boat trip were the only things on my mind. […]

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the Best Things to do in VANNES FRANCE

Facades of half-timbered houses in Vannes France

The picture-perfect walled town of Vannes is one of the most charming sights in France’s Gulf of Morbihan. With its port, cobblestone streets, colourful half-timbered houses and fortified square, the medieval city allows visitors to discover architectural remains dating back to centuries. Whether you are planning a day trip, weekend or road trip in Brittany, […]

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