Best Things to Do in Dijon France: A Weekend in Burgundy’s Mustard Capital

Gargoyle looking over Dijon, Burgundy - France

Former home of the Dukes of Burgundy, Dijon offers much more than the Dijon mustard. Not only does Dijon have exceptional cultural and architectural heritage, but it is also known worldwide for its cuisine and wine. Whether planning a weekend getaway in Dijon or a day trip from Paris, there are many things to do […]

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Albi, France – Best Things to Do, Where to Eat & Stay

Albi City - Tarn River

The episcopal city of Albi is a fascinating city with a rich medieval and Renaissance history, art and culture. Nicknamed “Albi the red” because of the colour of the bricks on all the city’s facades, Albi is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Located on the banks of the River Tarn, the lovely […]

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Top Things to do in Carcassonne France – Your Complete Cité de Carcassonne Travel Guide 

Are you planning to spend a weekend in Carcassonne, France? The UNESCO-listed Cité de Carcassonne is a worthwhile town thanks to its quaint castle and ramparts overlooking the Aude River and the Ville Basse. The city in southern France is an excellent destination for French châteaux lovers and anyone looking to discover the history of […]

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24 Hours in Reims, Champagne-Ardenne – Best Things to Do

24 Hours in Reims, France

Reims is located in Champagne-Ardenne, in the Grand-Est region. Located just about 150 kilometres from Paris, Reims makes a great weekend break from the capital. Home to Champagne and Reims Cathedral, with numerous major attractions including 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Reims is a city to include in your France’s itinerary.  Disclosure: This post contains […]

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A Perfect Day in Charming Colmar, France

Charming town of Colmar, France

Have you ever heard of Colmar, France? This town is like one of these beautiful places that look straight out of a postcard.  I had never realised how spectacular the Grand Est region was until I set foot in Strasbourg last September. The former Alsace region is famous for its Christmas markets and wine routes. […]

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