With a staggeringly beautiful landscape of lush valleys, impressive gorges, rolling hillsides and rushing rivers, interwoven by alluring traditional villages, where time has stood still for decades, the Dordogne is fascinating to visit all year round.
La Gacilly is a charming village on the bank of the Aff River in the Morbihan department of Brittany. This atmospheric town is best known for being the birthplace of the botanical beauty genius, Yves Rocher.
The hilltop village of Eze, precariously perched on the crest of a hillside between Monaco and Nice on the Cote d’Azur, is an absolute delight to visit. It stands at a mighty 427m above sea level, whilst being just a stone’s throw from the Mediterranean. This medieval village is not for the fainthearted, as it can only be accessed on foot!
Known for its vibrant light and colour, the town of Le Cannet located in the north of Cannes on the Cote d’Azur has long attracted artists to its quaint and narrow streets.
Les Vallee des Merveilles – the Valley of Wonders – is a fascinating site to visit on the Cote d’Azur. Within this plunging valley are more than 40,000 rock engravings, set amongst truly stunning scenery.
The mesmerising walled town of Vannes is, without doubt and with good reason, one of the most cherished and attractive sights of Brittany. If you are spending time in Brittany, you simply must call by this beautiful medieval town, for the following reasons.
If experiencing breath-taking views and exploring incredible natural beauty and thriving wildlife is what you crave for in a holiday, then you’ll be interested in learning more about Calanques National Park.
Nice is brimming with fabulous things to do for enlightening cultural experiences and none more so than visiting the Musée Marc Chagall.
Alongside the ultra-glamourous and word-renowned towns of Nice, St. Tropez and Cannes on the Cote d’Azur, are a number of quaint and rustic villages. If you want to combine the glitz of the French Riviera with the traditional lifestyles parts of the South of France cling on to, take a look at the following three lesser known villages of the Cote d’Azur.
Sarlat-la-Caneda in the Dordogne region of France has been known for a very long time as one of the best market towns in its part of the country. The whole region from which it draws both the people and the produce, is known far and wide for its good food.