Bordeaux, a magnolias Port city situated on the Garonne River in the Gironde Department of south western France harbours the best of wine, the most gracious and elegant of gothic architecture and amalgamates it all with the 21st century rhythm that leaves the beholder awestruck. A culturally rich location, Bordeaux is the place to be. Classified as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO and deemed as the very essence of elegance by Her Royal Majesty Queen, Bordeaux's sublime existence thrives at a dynamic pace. It is nowhere else, through the entirety of Europe that the consistency of old gothic architecture has b... More
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Situated at the crossroads of Europe, two hours from the ski resorts of the Alps and just a little further to the Mediterranean, Lyon’s history, architecture, culture and culinary delights are more than worthy of a tour on the way to the sun or the slopes. In fact, the city itself is now a major attraction, whether it’s pleasure loving music festivals, fine dining or lashings of history and architecture. A UNESCO world heritage site, Lyon’s major selling point for many visitors are its distinctive architectural hallmarks and the contrasts in its setting, between two hills and two rivers. Its cen... More
The European capital of culture, Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France. From its colourful markets, like the Noailles market that makes feel like Africa, to the Calanques de Marseille miniature fjords with tall limestone cliffs down into the sea, Marseille has a lot to offer. Like many port around the world, Marseille long had a reputation for seediness and crime. And there’s still scruffiness about the city today, which is no bad thing. It lends Marseille a rakish character and gives it an intoxicating dynamism and colour. Built on multic... More
Located on the scenic south coast of France with panoramic views across the Mediterranean Sea, Nice has become one of the most popular tourist spots in the country. Nestled between mountains, azure blue sea and Provencal countryside Nice is an eternal source of inspiration for its guests whether they are passing through or long-time residents. From its old fashioned houses to its elegant buildings, Nice serves a salad deliciously seasoned with discoveries. Its products and culinary traditions sumptuously garnish this picture. Famous for its belle époque architecture, Nice is quite definitely one of the liv... More
Paris is the capital city of France as well as its most populous one. Being the third most visited city in the world, there are lots of things to do in Paris. Founded in the 3rd Century BC, Paris is best known as the home to various most visited museums in the world. Going to this city is such a great pleasure especially if one likes the romantic walks through old streets and seeing some of the greatest architectural treasures. However it is not as easy as Paris is quite large, so prepare comfortable shoes and reserve few days for it. As a French capital, Paris is the undisputed homeland of museums and universiti... More
Strasbourg is the point where France and Germany mesh together in perfect harmony. Situated right on the border of the two countries, Strasbourg is the capital city of the Alsace region. Strasbourg serves as the seat of the European Parliament and numerous other important European institutions such as the European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe. The city’s historic centre Grande Ile is what makes Strasbourg a popular tourist destination. Here among a blend of both French and German architecture with signs in both languages, the centre offers many museums, shops, cafes and striking attractio... More