France is my home country. I grew up near Paris and spent most of my holidays in Brittany. I’ve travelled a bit around France before writing about my adventures. So many destinations in France are not featured here just yet. Now that I live in Australia, I regularly go back to France for holidays.
I only selected articles about European France. You can view articles about New Caledonia here.
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Keen to wander on an island with no cars? We had a lovely day on Ile d’Arz, walking along the coast and eating local specialties.
Looking for the best towns in Brittany to visit during your trip? Don’t miss Locronan: it’s one of the most beautiful villages in France.
Alencon can make a great weekend trip off the beaten path whether you like food, architecture, fine craft or nature!
This Brittany road trip itinerary takes you inland for one day to explore lands of legends, enjoy countryside landscapes and try some local food.
From dramatic cliffs to granite boulders, from rocks to sandy beaches, from a calm gulf to an angry ocean, Brittany has it all. Here’s my Best Of Brittany!
A rainy day in Paris isn’ exceptional: it rains in Paris 170 days/year on average. Be prepared with this list of 50 things to do in Paris in the rain!
50km north of Paris, Chantilly Castle hosts France’s 2nd largest art galleries and beautiful gardens. Should it be on your must-see list?
With a bright blue hull and orange sails, l’Indomptable is one of the most photogenic boats you’ll ever see… and sail, if you’re ready for the adventure!
We ticked all the city’s must-sees in two hours with this self-guided free Lyon walking tour. Check it out to plan your trip to Lyon!
Planning a trip to the Loire Valley? Use this Loire Valley itinerary suggestion and this Loire Valley castles map to make the best choices.
Be ready to walk and get wet to make the most of your visit to Port Cros National Park. Here’s our one-day itinerary to optimise your time on the island.
Are you planning a Paris to Rouen day trip? You will love it. Find out how to get there from Paris and what you can see in one day.
Bordeaux is the #1 city in the Lonely planet list of cities where to travel in 2017. I’m not surprised: friends always praise this city and we loved our visit.
Millions of people walk past this symbol of Paris. But only a few will discover the beauty of the Opera Garnier from the inside. I was in awe.
Planning to go from Paris to Etretat for a day or a weekend? Whether you’re driving or catching the train to Etretat, these tips will help!
Hike la Pointe du Raz, one of the most popular natural sites and the best-selling postcard of Brittany. Stunning!
Only 15 km away from the mainland, Belle Ile en Mer can be an excellent long weekend away from Paris! In French, it means “beautiful island in the sea”…
“Nancy has the most beautiful Royal Square in Europe”. Place Stanislas is known to be one of the most beautiful squares in the world. A statement big enough to convince me to jump on a train from Pari …
A day trip from Paris to Normandy and Mont St Michel is an amazing opportunity to see one of France’s most beautiful jewels. Should you go by car, by bus or by train?
Known as the ancient home of French corsairs, Saint Malo is now a very welcoming and popular tourist destination. I have been many times to Saint Malo at many different stages of my life. I always lov …
Reims – the capital of Champagne – is a fabulous day trip from Paris. Check out this itinerary to visit Reims in one day.