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Pyrenees Hiking Trails
France’s various hiking trails are classified by distance. Grande Randonnée, or GR, trails are long-distance, regional major trails are called Grande Randonnée de Pays (GR de Pays), while smaller trails are called Promenades et Randonnées, or PR.
France for Foodies
France is a paradise for foodies. Between the two weekly markets, the Monoprix, Intermarché, and Ed grocery stores within a fifteen-minute walk, and the big WalMart-esque Carrefour store a short bus ride away, I have greatly enjoyed grocery shopping in France.
Outlet and Discount Shopping in Troyes
Outlet and Discount Shopping in Troyes, the Factory Shopping Center of France
France Bicycle Tours
A bicycle is a wonderful way to see France, whether it's the neighborhoods of Paris or the French countryside. The Tour de France's host nation, there is a reason cycling is so popular here. Consult this list of the best bicycle tours of France.
Top Summer Jazz Festivals in France
France has a long tradition of jazz festivals. It all began in World War I with soldiers who were black musicians bringing their new music to Europe. Then musicians like Sidney Bechet and Archie Shepp settled in France; the 1934 the Quinetette du Hot Club de France was formed in 1934 and gypsy music became incorporated into the new sounds. In...
What to see and do in France in October
October Events in France -- A Guide to the best September events in France, including exhibitions, festivals and other special events.
What to See in France in September
September Events in Paris -- A Guide to the best September events in France, including exhibitions, festivals and other special events.
Six Best Sights & Attractions in Rouen, Normandy
Rouen, the capital of Upper Normandy, is a lovely city. Here is a guide to the best attractions and sights. Rouen has an old part of winding, narrow little cobbled streets with half-timbered houses which have been restored to their former Renaissance glory. Rouen has a gorgeous cathedral, a superb Museum of Fine Arts which is worth a visit in...
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue in Provence
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is a delightful town in the Vaucluse in Provence and a well known haunt for antique hunters. It’s a pretty town, located on the banks of the river Sorgue. There are many hundreds of antique shops here and the Easter and August antiques weekends are well known throughout France.
A Guide to Medieval Normandy
Medieval France is famous for William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy, the Battle of Hastings in 1066, and the Bayeux Tapestry. In 2011 Normandy celebrates its medieval beginnings in 911 when Rollo the Viking became the first Duke of Normandy. It was the end of the tumultuous rule of the Vikings and the beginning of a golden age for Normandy.
Christmas Markets in France, 2011
Christmas Markets in France, 2010