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France Cities Itinerary Stop: Bordeaux
Bordeaux is a beautiful city, and an idea destination for those who appreciate fine food, fine wine, and designer shopping. The city itself is an urban adventure filled with historic attractions and shopping avenues. The area is surrounded by some of France's most dignified wine chateaux.

History of Food in France from the First Restaurant
The history of French food and restaurants from the first restaurant in Paris and where to go for the fin-de-siecle feeling.

Food and Restaurants in France to the Revolution
The history of food and restautants in France from the first Gauls and Romans to the reign of Louis XVI in the 18th century, the golden age of French cuisine.

Food Guide to Burgundy and its Regional Specialties
Food of Burgundy is at France's culinary heart. Check out the special products grown here, typical Burgundian dishes, and more.

Food of Burgundy and its Great Cheeses
Food of Burgundy and its truly great cheeses. From creamy, pungent Epoisses, eaten at its freshest with a spoon, to nutty little goat's cheese, check out the best.

Food and Specialty Markets in Burgundy
Food of Burgundy. Check out the major weekly food fairs and the special events in Burgundy, the rich region at the heart of French cuisine.

The Magnificent Hospices de Beaune in Burgundy is a must on any visit
The Hospices de Beaune, or l'Hotel-Dieu, is one of the most visited and photographed attractions in Burgundy. It offers an insight into medicine and care in the past in a magnificent setting.

What to do in France from January to March 2015
Winter Events in France from January to March cover exhibitions, ski events and carnivals. Use this information source to help choose your French destination.

Native American and Canadian Soldiers in World War I
Native American and Canadian soldiers in World War I. Many of them are buried in the north France cemeteries like Standing Bull, grandson of the Sioux Sitting Bull.

Musée des Confluences in Lyon, Practical Information
The Muse des Confluences in Lyon is a superb new museum. Check out the practical Information on opening times and admission charges.

The Musée des Confluences in Lyon
The Muse des Confluences in Lyon is the new great blockbuster of a museum in France. It takes the big themes of life and makes them fun.

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Top Ten Romantic Hotels in Paris, France
Paris is filled with cozy, intimate romantic hotels and accomodations. Be sure you get the best with this list of top romantic Paris hotels.

St-Omer, the English Jesuit College and the Carrolls
The St-Omer Jesuit College in north France where the Carroll family, three of the American Founding Fathers, studied. St-Omer is worth a visit.

American painters on the Opal Coast in North France
American links to north France. American painters came to Etaples on the Opal coast from 1880 to 1914, forming a significant group of artists.

The Pretty Town of St-Omer and American Connections
American links to north France. Three of the Founding Fathers, along with many other Americans, were educated at St-Omer's English Jesuit College.

Americans in Pas de Calais in World War I
American links to north France. World War I saw American soldiers arriving in 1914 to fight in the Foreign Legion. By November 1918, there were 2 million.

American Memorials in World War I in France
Guide to American Memorials to World War I in the Meuse Region in Lorraine. The Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial, the The American Memorial in Montfaucon and the The American Memorial on Montsec hill commemorate the offensive in the Meuse in 1918.

Comfortable and Flexible Travel Walking Shoes for Men
When traveling, there is one packing item that is easily one of the most important: good travel walking shoes. Men, don't be fooled into thinking you can just toss a pair of sneakers or work shoes in your suitcase and be content. Traveling means heavy-duty walking, and comfort is key. It also means shoes that are prepared for anything, be it hiking the Alps, climbing hundreds of stairs to the top of Notre Dame or a fine dinner.

Guédelon, Building a 13th-century Castle
Gudelon castle is being built using 13th-century tools and techniques. This living history project, taking 25 years, reveals ancient building secrets.

Castle Building in France in the 13th century
Guedelon Castle is being built with tools and techniques of the 13th century, the golden age of castle building in France.

Practical Information on Visiting Guedelon Castle
Practical information on visiting Guedelon Castle which is being built using 13th-century techniques and tools.

St-Omer Library and the Discovery of a First Folio of Shakespeare
Visit St-Omer for its extraordinary library which contains a copy of the Gutenberg Bible, published in the 1450s, and a recently discovered version of Shakespeare's First Folio.

Galette des Rois Cake in France
The Galette des Rois cake in France is a Christmas tradition. Served at Epiphany, whoever gets the little bean inside rules for the day.

Guide to Metz in Lorraine
Visitor and Travel Guide to Metz, a great city in Lorraine with 18th-century buildings, a 19th-century Imperial Quarter and the Pompidou-Metz Center.

The Licques Christmas Turkey Festival in Pas de Calais
Watch the odd turkey Festival in Licques at the beginning of December each year. It's just one of many French Christmas traditions.

How to Get from London and Paris to Colmar by train, car and flight
How to Get from London and Paris to Colmar by train, car and flight. Use this information resource to plan your journey in France.

Travel guide to Nancy in Lorraine
Travel Guide to Nancy, the gracious former capital of the Dukes of Lorraine.

Sainte Madeleine Church, Troyes, Champagne
Troyes has 10 churches so you might not visit them all. But don't miss Sainte Madeleine church in the old medieval quarter for its ornate stone rood screen, stained glass, and peaceful garden.

Apothecary of the Hotel-Dieu-le-Comte
In Troyes, don't miss the delightful apothecary of the Hotel-Dieu-le-Comte, with its huge collection of wooden boxes, apothecaries jars and old artefacts. Medicines made for our ancestors was very good.

The medieval streets of old Troyes
Troyes has a wonderfully preserved old quarter of tiny, cobbled medieval streets. It's compact and easy to get around with all the main attractions in the old center.

Visiting a Champagne House in Troyes
Visit the Drappier Champagne house near Troyes.

Museum of Tools and Trade, Troyes, Champagne
The Museum of Tools and Trade, or La Maison de l’Outil et de la pensee ouvriere in Troyes, Champagne, is a remarkable collection of the tools that craftsmen used over the last few centuries. It gives a remarkable insight into how our ancestors lived and worked.

Cathedral of St-Pierre-et-St Paul in Troyes, Champagne
The cathedral of St-Pierre-et-St Paul in Troyes, Champagne, sits at one end of the old medieval quarter. It's an impressive building but best of all is the stained glass which fills the church with pictures from the Bible, sending shafts of brilliant colors into the stone interior.

Museum of Modern Art, Troyes in the Champagne region
The Museum of Modern Art in Troyes in Champagne is an unexpected delight. The former bishop's palace next to the cathedral houses the collection of Pierre and Denise Levy and is a jewel of a museum of 19th and 20th century art.

From London, the UK and Paris to Amiens by train, ferry and car
Details of how to get from Paris to Amiens in Picardy by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.

Impressionist Painters Villages near Paris
The Impressionist Painters villages of Barbizon and Moret-sur-Loing make a great short day or overnight trip from nearby Paris.

Mimoyecques Fortress, Secret Base for Hitler’s V3 Rocket
Hitler's V3 rocket was developed at Mimoyecques in north France. It's also associated with Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.'s early death.

The Marquis de Lafayette and his French Château
The Chteau Lafayette in the Auvergne is an unlikely home for one of the heroes of the American Revolution, Gilbert du Motier de La Fayette.

Château d’Hardelot in North France
The Victorian Château d’Hardelot on the coast between Le Touquet-Paris-Plage and Boulogne is part French, part very British.

Juan-les-Pins French Riviera Resort and Town Overview
Juan-les-Pins - a guide to the French Riviera town of Juan-les-Pins on the Cote d'Azur in the South of France region.

The Auvergne Region of France
The Auvergne in the very heart of France, is one of France’s wonderful secrets, for long kept apart from the rest of the country by its mountains, forests and wild countryside. Today it remains a region still largely untouched. Here is a guide to the region.

The Tour de France 2014
The Tour de France is the world's greatest cycle race. Check out this guide to the route, the map, the teams, the prize money, what the jerseys mean and past winners.

Tour de France winners, prize money and what the jerseys mean
The Tour de France is the world's greatest cycle race. Check out this guide to the route, the map, the teams, the prize money, what the jerseys mean and past winners.

The Great War Museum of World War I Profile
The Great War Museum (Le Musee de la Grande Guerre), commemorating World War I in a new and different way, is located in Meaux, just outside Paris. Opened at 11am on Friday November 11th, 2011, it houses an astonishing collection of artefacts. The main part of the exhibition is the two Battles of the Marne, one in 1914 and the second in 1918. In those four years, we moved from a 19th century world to the start of the modern age. The museum also places the war to end all wars in context, by putting it center stage for the decades between 1870 and 1939.

Fun Facts About France
Get facts about France, ranging from France geography and history to details about French culture. There are many misconceptions about France, so consult these facts about France.

Take the Eurostar from London to Paris and Lille - a Guide to Eurostar services
A guide to Eurostar trains between London, Paris and Lille. Eurostar also goes to Brussels and connects to many other French cities as well as the most popular French ski resorts.

French Roads and What to Expect when Driving in France
It's really important to know the rules and regulations of French roads when you're driving in France. Who has priority? How to find out more about traffic jams? You'll get all this and more information in this guide to French roads.

L'Isle-Sur-La-Sorgue in Vaucluse - Shop for Antiques
Thepretty town of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue in Provence is a well known haunt for antique hunters with many shops and Easter and August antiques weekends.

Villefranche sur Mer
Nice and Cannes lie just to the west and Monte Carlo is just to the east, but nicely undiscovered is the charming small beach city of Villefranche sur Mer. With a sandy shore, small medieval village and relaxed atmosphere, Villefranche sur Mer is a lovely escape from the bustle of bigger Cote d'Azur cities mere minutes away.

Luxury Hotels in Courchevel
Courchevel has an extraordinary number of top luxury hotels, including two out of the nine special new Palace hotels, a new category developed by the government to set the best hotels in France apart. There are many 5-star hotels here also in the chic resort of Courchevel 1850, which sets it apart from other skiing resorts in the French Alps.

The Memorial de Caen in Normandy, France
The Caen Memorial is one of the most impressive and comprehensive museums about World War II. Although most people go there for the story of the Normandy D-Day Landings, the museum gives you the reasons for the outbreak of World War II and the aftermath, so taking you from 1918 to 1989. If you can only go to one museum along the coast covering the Americans in the Second World War, then it should be the Caen Memorial.

Guide to Montreuil-sur-Mer
Montreuil-sur-Mer in the Nord Pas-de-Calais region is a lovely old town with a fortified citadel and a luxury hotel, the Chateau de Montreuil. It’s a good basis to explore the surrounding rolling countryside with 16 loops of walks ranging from 4 kilometers to 30 kilometers. It’s in an area known as the ‘Seven Valleys’, 7 river valleys with some pretty small towns and villages to visit.

How to Watch French DVDs and VHS Tapes at Home
When you visit France and the rest of Europe, many souvenir shops and attractions sell great videos or even foreign films. The only problem is that regions and video codes prevent French videos from playing in many other countries. Find out how to make them work.

What to Do in France: Attractions, Activities, Museums
France offers fun things to do for every visitor, from visiting castles, sights, and attractions to watching or taking part in sporting activies, and of course, eating and drinking in some of the world's best restaurants. Find out what to do in France no matter when you plan to go or what your interests are.

D-Day 60th Anniversary
It has been 60 years since the day when Normandy's shores were invaded during World War II, and places throughout Normandy, France and the globe are honoring the anniversary. Find out all about visiting Normandy for the festivities, events in honor of D-Day, see photo galleries, find resources on D-Day history and more with this complete anniversary coverage.

The Château de Monte-Cristo, home of Alexander Dumas
Visit the Chateau de Monte-Cristo just outside Paris. Alexandre Dumas' home makes a great short trip.

Guide to Nantes in West France, Pays de la Loire
Travel Guide to Nantes in Pays de la Loire, famous for its chateau of the Dukes of Brittany, old buildings, wonderful machines to ride on and events.

Visit Puy du Fou, second only to Disney
Puy du Fou is France's top historical theme park. It's beautifully done with shows taking in gladiators, vikings, jousting knights, Viking longboats and more.

The Charming Little Known Town of Dole in the Jura Region
Dole is a delightful, small and elegant town on the river Doubs. Designated as a Town of Art and History, Dole has classical buildings, and quiet streets and squares to wander through. Located very near Dijon in Burgundy and easily accessible by train and air, Dole makes a great city break destination.

Cluny in Burgundy and its Ancient Abbey
Cluny in Burgundy is known for its great abbey, the largest church in Christendom until St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican was built. It is the Saone Valley’s major tourist attraction and is a good place to visit if you’re travelling around Macon or doing the Burgundy wine routes.

Conques – A Perfect Medieval Village with the famous Sainte Foy Abbey
Conques is a stunning medieval village with the world-famous abbey of Sainte Foy and a superb medieval gold reliquary. The setting of Conques is beautiful, perched on the slopes of a wooded gorge in the valley of the little river Dourdou, a tributary of the Lot.

Chateau d'Artigny Luxury Hotel in the Loire Valley
The luxury Chateau d'Artigny hotel in the Loire valley offers a real treat. Rebuilt by Francois Coty, the famous perfumer in the 1920s, it became the glittering venue for fabulous parties. Today its gorgeous 18th-century style fills the chateau.

Visit the town of Blois in the Loire Valley
Blois, which is roughly half way between Orleans and Tours in the Loire Valley, makes a perfect center for exploring the gorgeous towns with their impressive chateaus (castles) nearby. Blois is a delightful city in its own right, dominated by the huge Chateau de Blois in the center of the town. From here the winding streets spread out, full of old houses, cafes, shops and restaurants, making Blois a lively city. This guide will tell you more about Blois and its top attractions.

La Sivoliere Hotel in Courchevel 1850, French Alps
La Sivoliere is one of the luxury hotels in Courchevel 1850 in the Savoie region of the French Alps. It's delightfully unpretentious, and is particularly noted for being family-friendly, welcoming kids to its Petit VIP special deal, and providing half board for dogs as well.

The Chateau de Montreuil Hotel in north France
The Chateau de Montreuil hotel is a pretty, three-storyed whitewashed building with a distinctive English seaside look to it. Located in the pretty fortified village of Montreuil, it makes a perfect stop, either for a weekend spent exploring the area, or for a night on the way to Paris, Normandy or the World War I memorials around Arras.

Abbaye de la Bussiere in Burgundy
The Abbaye de la Bussire in Burgundy is housed in an old Cistercian monastery. Surrounded by 18 acres of woods, sweeping lawns and small streams, this luxury hotel is the place to get away from it all. And the the wine lover it's the perfect place, being close to Dijon, Beaune and some of the great wine names of France.

The luxury Domaine de Beauvois hotel in the Loire Valley
The Domaine de Beauvois Hotel is hidden away in the Loire Valley. Surrounded by the wooded slopes of a forest, this peaceful castle hotel makes a perfect base for exploring the chateaux and attractions of the surrounding countryside.

The luxury Domaine de Beauvois hotel in the Loire Valley
The Domaine de Beauvois Hotel is hidden away in the Loire Valley surrounded by woods. This is a delightful place for lunch by the outdoor pool, or a romantic dinner on the terrace or in the pretty dining room. Page 2.

Top Palace Hotels in France
The Palace Hotels, a category created in 2011, is a group of nine hotels that are considered the very best in France. There are six in Paris, two in Courchevel, one in Biarritz and one in Cap Ferrat. Here is a short guide to all of the top French Palace Hotels.

La Maison Champs-Elysees Hotel in Paris
If you want to stay in a hotel that is different from the usual 4-star luxury hotel, try La Maison Champs-Elysees. The hotel has a great location in a small street between Avenue Montaigne, the Grand Palais and the Champs Elysees, right in the middle of the Paris of top shopping and major sights. The decor of many of the rooms, by the Belgian designer, Martin Margiela, successfully combines classical and avant-garde styles. Not suprisingly, it's become a fashionista's destination.

Hotel Chateau Tilques near St-Omer in Nord Pas-de-Calais
Hotel Chateau Tilques is a lovely chateau (castle) hotel just inland from the North French coast. Near St-Omer, the good-value hotel offers a great weekend break or a place to stay on your way south. And there's plenty to see in the area, from La Coupole to the marshlands nearby.

Normandy Impressionist Festival Events and Special Offers 2013
The Normandy Impressionist Festival 2013 offers over 600 exhibitions, events, concerts, festivals and special offers. Here is a round-up of some of the best events taking place during the summer.

Tour de France 2013 Route Map, List of Stages, Teams, Riders and Fast Facts
The 2013 Tour de France runs from Saturday June 29th to Sunday July 21st. It starts in Corsica and has 21 stages until finishing in Paris. It's the most famous cycling race in the world. Here is the route map, details on each of the stages, the teams, riders and some interesting trivia.

The 2013 Tour de France Route on Week 1
The 2013 Tour de France runs from Saturday June 29th to Sunday July 21st. It starts in Corsica and has 21 stages until finishing in Paris. Here is the list of stages taking place in week one, from Saturday June 29th to Saturday July 6th.

Tour de France 2013 Week 2 from July 7 to 14
The 2013 Tour de France runs from Saturday June 29th to Sunday July 21st. It starts in Corsica and has 21 stages until finishing in Paris. Here is the list of stages taking place in week two, from Sunday July 7th to Saturday July 13th.

Tour de France 2013 - The Final Week from July 14th to 21st
The final week of the 2013 Tour de France. Here is the list of the final exciting stages taking place in week three, from Sunday July 14th to Saturday July 21th.

The Teams in the Tour de France 2013
The Teams competing in the Tour de France 2013

Winners of past Tour de France Races including 2012
Winners of Past Tour de France Races, including those for 2012

Fun Facts and Trivia about the Tour de France Race
the Tour de France is in its 100th year. Here are a few fun facts and trivia from the last century of the world's greatest cycle race.

Guide to the Seaside Resort of Deauville in Normandy
The chic Deauville beach resort in Normandy is elegant and fun. It’s a great place for a short break from Paris and is near the Normandy D-Day landing beaches. Deauville has iconic hotels, tempting restaurants and the famous American Film Festival in September.

Calais Visitor Guide
Calais is mainly known as the gateway to Europe, the place you pass through quickly on your way to somewhere else. But that's a shame, and with the addition of the new Lace and Fashion Museum, some great new shops and good hotels and restaurants, this former fishing port deserves better. Whether you're staying the night or plan a longer stay, there's plenty on offer in Calais.

Paris Travel Guide: Get all the Basics to Plan Your Parisian Vacation
Paris, the city of light, is filled with thousands of hotels, attractions, shops and restaurants. Get help focusing on where to stay, where to eat, where to go and more basics before you go to Paris.

Hotel du Jeu de Paume Review
A review of the Jeu de Pomme in Paris, a delightful hotel situated on the charming Ile St. Louis (near Notre Dame).

Hotel de Notre Dame Review
The Hotel de Notre Dame in Paris offers a prime location (almost dead center in the city). The rooms might be a bit small, but the prices are reasonable. Find out more in this review of the Hotel de Notre Dame.

Four Seasons George V Review
A review of the luxurious and famous Four Seasons George V hotel in Paris.

Chateau d'Esclimont Hotel Review
The Chateau d'Esclimont outside of Paris offers the luxury of royalty, fine dining and a lovely wooded property with a lake.

French D.C. - The Taste and Scent of France in Washington, D.C.
for those seeking a French Connection with a city both historic and history-making, Washington, D.C. may not be at the top of your list. And you’d be Wrong. When last I visited Washington, the city exuded: “I am Important! History! Knowledge! Power Live Here.” Perhaps the drama was somewhat self-created, with the knowledge that a little piece of Paris was already in town. But it did seem the French language was thick in this walker-friendly city, unless my imagination was running on overtime.

French D.C. - Hotels, Spas and Attractions with a French Accent
for those seeking a French Connection with a city both historic and history-making, Washington, D.C. may not be at the top of your list. And you’d be Wrong. When last I visited Washington, the city exuded: “I am Important! History! Knowledge! Power Live Here.” Perhaps the drama was somewhat self-created, with the knowledge that a little piece of Paris was already in town. But it did seem the French language was thick in this walker-friendly city, unless my imagination was running on overtime. Page 2.

Nice Carnaval 2009
Nice Carnaval 2009, starting February 14, features a mix of parades, festivities and events. The carnival is a perfect place to cut loose, sample food, see unique performances and listen to music. Find out all about Nice Carnaval 2009.

Hotels in France
Hotels in France range from intimate locally-owned inns to popular chains to splendid and impressive castles turned hotels. Here is a primer on hotels in France, from France's hotel rating system to various hotel options to the cheapest times to stay at a hotel to choosing the right hotel for you.

Paris, Las Vegas Style - Finding the Tastes and Accents of France in Sin City
Can the enigmatic City of Light be emulated in the schizy city of Las Vegas? Its a stretch, but if you do your homework and stay away from the slots, youll find more than a soupcon of, oh, je ne sais pas, lessence de Paris.

Paris in Las Vegas - Finding the Tastes and Accents of France in Sin City
Can the enigmatic City of Light be emulated in the schizy city of Las Vegas? Its a stretch, but if you do your homework and stay away from the slots, youll find more than a soupcon of, oh, je ne sais pas, lessence de Paris. Page 2.

Hotel Britannique Review
Paris' Hotel Britannique is right in the heart of it, just a few steps from Les Halles, the historic Place du Chtelet, the hip Le Marais neighborhood, Notre Dame cathedral and Le Louvre. Once a popular stopover for jazz performers, today this inexpensive hotel features small but atmospheric rooms.

Victoria Palace in Paris Hotel Review
The Victoria Palace in Paris is a delicately-appointed oasis in the city's Montparnasse neighborhood. The four-star hotel has several nice touches: the weather report delivered nightly to your room. While it isn't in the center of Paris, it is close to Luxembourg Gardens and St. Germain de Pres.

Cathedral Tour Stop Two: Strasbourg Cathedral
Strasbourg Cathedral, located in France next to the German border, is the heart of this charming town which serves as the seat of the Council of Europe and of the European Parliament. The hearty orange-colored cathedral features detailed spires and carvings, as well as stunning stained glass windows. Inside, visitors can watch the clock change time, which is a lengthy show of the many movements of pieces including cuckooing birds and Jesus blessing his disciples.

Cathedral Tour Stop Three: Nice's Russian Orthodox Cathedral
In Nice, the Russian Orthodox Cathedral is like a glimpse of Moscow on the Mediterannean. Its onions stretch to the sky, poking up between tropical palm trees in a unique contrast.

Cathedral Tour Stop Four: Notre Dame de Rodez
Rodez's majestic cathedral, watching over the small and inviting city, is a wonder of gothic architecture. Dating back to the 12th century, this is one of the world's most impressive examples of medieval architecture. Its bell tower reaches for the sky, and its Virgin Mary statue is nearly 200 feet up.

Cathedral Tour Stop Five: Basilica of Lourdes
The small Pyrenees village of Lourdes, and its imposing basilica, attract millions of pilgrims annually. This is the site where, in 1858, a young peasant girl, Bernadette Soubirous, had several famous Virgin Mary sightings. A visit to this church affords the opportunity to wander an immense cathedral, but also to see the actual cave where a young girl claimed she spoke to the Virgin Mary and where an endless stream of visitors come in search of a spiritual experience or a miraculous healing.

Cathedral Tour Stop Six: Chartres Cathedral
The pretty city of Chartres is home to one of Europe's most amazing gothic cathedrals. Just a short distance from Paris, this is a must-do daytrip from the City of Light. The city's ambitious cathedral can be seen from miles away. The city is known as the world's capital of stained glass, with several boutiques selling glass art. The city is also known for its perfumes.

Perigueux and the Dordogne
Perigueux and the surrounding Dordogne is the place for anyone who loves historic attractions but hates the accompanying crowds. With the exception of Paris, there is nowhere else in all of France with so many historic monuments and attractions. Perigueux is also an ideal place to sample regional flavors and food.

Rodez, France
Situated as it is in the middle of the mountains, it can be surprising to come upon Rodez. Unexpectedly urban, this tiny city features wonderful shopping and dining. The city’s striking cathedral features a Virgin Mary that is about 250 feet tall. Find out more about the wonderful discovery that is Rodez.

France Suggested Itinerary: A Tour of Top French Cathedrals
France boasts some of the world's most ancient, stunning and captivating cathedrals. Each one is a work of art and has its own personality, marked by exquisite carvings and spires reaching to the sky. Follow this suggested itinerary for your own tour of France's best cathedrals. Along the way, you'll also see a blend of France's big cities and quaint villages. You'll get a chance to sample a variety of French regional cuisines. You'll get close to both Spain and Germany.

Cathedral Tour Stop One: Notre Dame de Paris
Notre Dame de Paris is probably the world's most famous cathedral, features in everything from classic books to modern-day movies. During a visit to Paris, you will probably get a better view from the cathedral, actually, than from the Eiffel Tower (because the Eiffel Tower is too tall to see details). The gothic cathedral, also dating back to the 12th century, is best known for its intricate gargoyles.

Maps of France - Rail Maps, Paris Maps, Attractions Maps, Distance Maps
Consult this detailed map of France, which is ideal for planning your trips throughout France between the major French cities. The map displays travel times both by train and by road. Get help planning your France travel itinerary with this map of France travel times.

Paris Map - Paris Attractions Map - Paris Sightseeing Map
A map of Paris' top attractions and sights.

Tour de France 2009 Map
This 2009 Tour de France map shows the 21 stages covering a total distance of 2,174 miles (or 3,500 kilometers) for this year's cycling race. See the Tour de France Map and list of stages and stopovers.

Tour de France 2009 Stages
The Tour de France begins in Monaco, and winds its way through three countries, before its finale in Paris. Here is a list of the Tour de France 2009 stages.

Find a Room for the Tour de France
Use this list of stages to find a room to see the 2009 Tour de France

Tour de France 2008 Route Map and Stage List - Tour de France Trip Planner
The 2008 Tour de France will cover 3,500 kilometers and hit 21 stopovers, including 10 new stopover towns. See a map of the 2008 Tour de France and a list of stages, as well as details about booking a room for any of the stage cities.

Tour de France 2008 List of Stages and Trip Planner
It is no simple thing to try to plan a visit at a Tour de France stopover. You must keep track of exactly when and where the Tour de France will go, and try to find a room at that exact city and date. Here is a Tour de France list of stages and cities, and a trip planner for finding rooms where the Tour will be.

Top Spa Resorts and Spa Villages in France
There are dozens of spas in France, ranging from upscale spa resort hotels to charming small spa villages that have relaxed visitors since the days of the Ancient Romans. Find out which spas are tops for your next ultra-relaxing vacation.

Top Ski Resort Hotels in France
France features some of the world's best skiing, be it in the mesmerizing Pyrenees mountains lining the Spanish and Andorra borders or the magestic Alps along the Italian and Swiss borders. France also encompasses no less than five other mountain ranges. The hotel accommodations at some of these resorts range from upscale and luxurious to inviting and cozy. This list of top ski resort hotels in France features the best places to stay for French skiing.

Disneyland Paris Hotels
Disneyland Paris hotels feature a mix of luxury, upscale accommodations and inexpensive family hotels. Here is a list of the top hotels in or near Disneyland Paris.

Top Carcassonne Hotels - Best Hotels in Carcassonne, France
Carcassonne hotels range from the upscale to the most basic. No matter what your budget, consult this list of the best Carcassonne hotels either in the fortified medieval city above or the modern city below.

Montpellier Hotels - Best Hotels in Montpellier, France
Montpellier hotels feature a nice variety, ranging from upscale accommodations to budget hotels and from intimate inns to chains. Here is a list of the best Montpellier hotels for a wide range of budgets.

Perpignan Hotels - Top Hotels in Perpignan, France
Perpignan hotels range from upscale to inviting, budget hotels. Here is a list of some of the top Perpignan hotels.

Herbs de Provence - Recipe for herbes de provence - A taste of Provence to take home - Make your own Herbes de Provence
Herbs de Provence -Make your own Herbes de Provence and bring home a taste of France. Herbes de Provence is an easy to make mixture using dried herbs and brings a real European taste to barbecued meats.

The Films at the Cannes Film Festival 2014
The list of the films shown at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival in May

The 67th Cannes Film Festival 2014
The Cannes Film Festival 2014 - The Greatest Film Festival in the World

Largest Cities in France
The largest French cities feature a wide variety of wonderful French destinations, from the most-visited Paris to the Mediterranean city of Nice to the German-influenced Strasbourg. Here is a list of the largest French cities.

How to Get from Paris to Arles by train, car and flight
How to Get from Paris to Arles by train, car and flight. Use this information resource to plan your journey in France.

Embrace French Culture and Avoid Looking Like a Tourist
When in France, if you do as the French do you will probably have a much more enjoyable experience. Besides, is it really so bad to enjoy a long lunch? Or have your coffee in the cafe instead of rushing around with a to-go cup. Don't fight the French system, embrace the culture and you will look far less like a tourist.

Index of French Regions & Provinces
France's regions offer an immense variety of landscapes and experiences, from the urban Ile de France region that is home to Paris to rural mountain regions like the Midi Pyrenees. Here is a list of France regions, including a description of each France region and link to more information about each region of France.

Bed and Breakfasts in Normandy with a World War II Theme
Book a Normandy bed and breakfast with a World War II D-Day theme. These places are decorated with memorabilia or have relatives who fought in the war.

Top Lyon Restaurants
Lyon is famous for its restaurants, making it the gastronomic capital of France. Here is a short list of ten of my favorite places to eat in Lyon. You'll have our own favorites, but this is a good starting point.

Guide to Attractions in Compiegne in north France
Compiegne, just north of Paris in Picardy, is best known for the grand Palace of Compiegne. But there are other treats in store in this small town. This guide takes you to the Palace, the Historic Figurine Museum and the surrounding Forest of Compiegne.

Toulouse Hotels
Toulouse hotels feature a wide mix of lodging styles, including some fine four-star hotel as well as some wonderful bargains. Get more bang for your buck by staying outside Toulouse’s city line.

Top French Gifts Baskets
French gift baskets make wonderful gifts, whether the person on your list is a lover of fine gourmet food, French wine or even delectable French chocolates. Here are the best French gift baskets, collections and samplers.

Perpignan Attractions - Top Attractions in Perpignan, France
Perpignan attractions feature a diverse and stunning mix of unique architecture, museums and sights, some dating back centuries and many reflecting the unique Catalan influences of both France and Spain. Here is a list of top Perpignan attractions.

French Translators - Top French Translators for Travelers
French translators are a must-have for French travelers. It's crucial when visiting France to have a quick and easy way to translate with the French. Whether you want a top of the line talking electronic French translator or a low-tech French translator card, these are the best French translators.

Top France Wall Maps - Wall Maps of France and Paris
France wall maps are a great way to decorate your home while paying homage to France. It's also a great way to teach France's geography, to plan your next trip to France, or to show off where you've been during your own visits and tours of France. Here are the best wall maps of France and Paris.

Top Paris Tours - Paris Walking Tours, Paris Segway Tours, Paris Neighborhood Tours, Paris DaVinci Code Tours
Paris can be an intimidating city, as there is so much to see. Since it's one of the top destinations for travelers in the world, fortunately there are many Paris tours to show you the sights. Here is a list of some of the top Paris tours, including Paris neighborhood tours, Paris walking tours, Paris segway tours and Paris DaVinci Code tours.

Top Magazines on Travel, France and Francophiles
Whether you are planning a trip to France, considering relocating there or simply want to imagine being there, there are numerous wonderful magazines devoted to France and francophiles, as well as great travel magazines that often have lots of France-related articles. Here are the best of the travel, France and francophile magazines.

France Tours - Sightseeing France Tours and France Tour Itineraries
France tours provide a chance to enjoy sightseeing in France, whether you want a walking tour of one city or a major tour itinerary circling the country. Here is a list of top France tours, sightseeing tours and suggested France tour itineraries.

Toulouse Attractions
Toulouse attractions feature everything from impressive architecture and a World War II museum to Roman ruins and an aerospace museum. Toulouse has some of the most interesting and diverse attractions of any city in France. Here is a list of the top Toulouse attractions.

Top French Gourmet Gifts for Foodies
If there is a foodie or gourmet aficionado on your shopping list, you can't go wrong with some of these French food staples and specialties. Create a gift basket abundant with butter from France, wonderful French cheeses and other fabulous food finds.

Top D-Day 60th Anniversary Merchandise
Several companies are selling souvenirs, items, collectibles and various merchandise to officially commemorate the 60th anniversary of the World War II D-Day invasion. Check this list for some of the must-have top picks.

How to Travel from UK or Paris to Le Mans
Details of how to get from the UK, London and Paris to Le Mans by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.

Walking in France Trails, Routes and Pilgrim Paths
The Great Walking Routes in France from Brittany to the Mediterranean from Paris to Catalonia. Pick your Trail, Pilgrim Route or Mountain Hike from these suggestions.

Walking in France - Plan your Walk Before you Set Off
France is a great country for walkers. The scenery is spectacular; the paths and trails generally empty and the countryside is safe. Check out this Guide.

Great Hotels for Romantic Breaks in North France
Find a romantic hotel or bed and breakfast in North France. All the hotels recommended here are near Calais and Paris and make perfect short breaks.

Ski France for the Best Skiing Vacation
Ski France for your next skiing vacation. The skiing is superb; families are welcome; there's a wide range of accommodation, great food and stunning landscapes.

Chateau le Cagnard Castle Hotel in Haut-de-Cagnes on the French Riviera
The Chateau Le Cagnard castle hotel is tucked away in one of southern France’s prettiest hilltop villages. It has been beautifully renovated and now offers a romantic, superb place to stay on the Cote d’Azur. Located in Haut-de-Cagnes, the upper part of Cagnes-sir-Mer, just a few minutes from the blue waters of the Mediterranean sea, the hotel combines Scandinavian flair with Provencal chic.

Matisse in Vence in the South of France
Follow in Matisse's footsteps. Matisse designed the Rosay Chapel in Vence, a must-see for visitors to the south of France. Page 5.

The early life of Matisse in North France
Follow this itinerary of Henri Matisse which shows whre he lived and worked. He was born in Le Cateau-Cambrsis where the museum has a superb collection.

Matisse in Nice
Follow in Matisse's footsteps. Matisse spent the last part of his life in Nice. The Matissee Museum is well worth a visit. Page 4.

Matisse in Paris
Follow in Matisse's footsteps. Matisse spent some years in Paris, meeting the major painters of the day. The Modern Art Museum in Paris has 22 major works by Matisse. Page 2.

Matisse in St. Tropez and Collioure
Follow in Matisse's footsteps. Matisse first went to St. Tropez to stay with Paul Signac. Along with Derain, Roualt and others, he founded the Fauve movement. Page 3.

London to Nice by Train
Travel by train from London to Nice. Here is my guide on how it works, timings and how to make the best of a wonderful trip through southern England and through some of the most beautiful parts of France.

London to Nice by Train
Travel by train from London to Nice. Here is my guide on how it works, timings and how to make the best of a wonderful trip through southern England and through some of the most beautiful parts of France. This step shows how to cross Paris from Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon. Page 2.

London to Nice by Train. Part 3 Paris to Nice
Travel by train from London to Nice. Here is my guide on how it works, timings and how to make the best of a wonderful trip through southern England and through some of the most beautiful parts of France. This step takes you from Paris to Nice and describes what you will see. Page 3.

Le Thoronet Abbey in Provence - one of France's great abbeys
Le Thoronet Abbey is one of the gems of the south of France. The third of the great Cistercian abbeys of Provence, it has remained remarkably intact. Hidden away in a wooded valley the well preserved buildings give a very real sense of life in the Middle Ages.

Fontenay Abbey UNESCO World Heritage Site
Fontenay Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Burgundy is extraordinarily complete. This vast monastic complex near Montbard in the Cote d’Or makes a great side trip if you’re exploring the wine region of Burgundy or the Burgundy Canal.

The Way of Le Puy Pilgrim Walking Route
Walk the Way of Le Puy Pilgrim Route through Conques and some of the most beautiful villages in France, meandering river valleys, high plateaus and vineyards. Page 3.

The Way of Vezelay Pilgrim Walking Route
Walk the Way of Vezelay Pilgrim Route and see some wonderful cathedrals and abbeys, the heart of Burgundy, pine forests and vineyards. Page 4.

Information on The Way of Arles Pilgrim Walking Route
Walk the Way of Arles Pilgrim Route passing some wonderfully varied countryside in the south of France, the Canal du Midi and ancient abbeys. Page 5.

Pilgrimage Walking Routes from France to Santiago in Spain
The ancient great pilgrim routes from France to the shrine of St. Jacques in Santiago de Compostela in Spain have become some of the most popular walking routes in France. See the description of the four routes.

Information on The Way of Tours Pilgrim Walking Route
Walk the Way of Tours Pilgrim Route which ran from Paris to Tours, then through Poitou-Charentes and Les Landes. Page 2.

Studio Harcourt in Paris -- the place to be photographed like a Hollywood Star
If you want to be photographed looking like a Hollywood star, book a portrait session at Studio Harcourt in Paris and follow in the glamorous footsteps of Marlene Dietrich, Brigitte Bardot, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Michael Schumacher and John Malkovich.

Being photographed at Studio Harcourt
How you are photographed at Studio Harcourt in Paris. Page 2.

A history of Studio Harcourt in Paris
Studio Harcourt has a long and distinguished history tracing back to the glamorous 1930s. Page 3.

Practical Information about Studio Harcourt
Practical Information about Studio Harcourt. Page 4.

Paintings of Impressionist Renoir in Essoyes, Champagne
Pierre-Auguste Renoir is mainly associated with the south of France where he spent his last years. But the French Impressionist painter lived for a long time in Essoyes in Champagne. You can visit the new Espace Renoir, his studio and the cemetery where he is buried and walk the paths that the painter took for inspiration. It gives Renoir fans a real sense of the man and his private life.

Walk in the steps of Renoir in Essoyes, Champagne
Four signposted walks take you in the footsteps of the French Impressionist painter Renoir. He loved to stroll through his native village of Essoyes in Champagne. Stands with reproductions of his paintings show you that little has changed since he painted the countryside over 100 years ago. Page 3.

Renoir's Studio in Essoyes, Champagne
Renoir's studio is a delightful two-storey building which he had constructed at the bottom of his garden. It gives you a real impression of the painter as you look at his easel, paints and equipment. Page 4.

The Espace Renoir in Essoyes, Champagne
The Espace Renoir in Essoyes, Champagne takes you through the life of the Impressionist painter Pierre-August Renoir. It shows his early life, his wife and his family in a series of short sections. Page 2.

The Cemetery in Essoyes, Champagne where Renoir and his family are buried
Renoir died in the south of France, but he and many members of his family, including his sons, Pierre, Jean and Claude and his wife are all buried in the quiet cemetery at Essoyes, Champagne where he spent many happy years. Page 5.

Winter Sports and Snow Scenes in France Picture Gallery
People don't automatically think of France as a spot for winter sports and picturesque snow scenes, but this is a Mecca for lovers of snow. France has both the Pyrenees and the Alps, both ranges of which become winter wonderlands each year. Here is a picture gallery of winter sports and snow scenes in France.

The museum of Rene Lalique glassware and jewelry
Rene Lalique, one of the world's great jewelery and glassware designer, now has a museum devoted to his work. Visit the little village of Wingen-sur-Moder in the Vosges National Park in Alsace to see his wonderful creations in the dramatic setting of this attraction. It makes another unusual museum in France to visit.

Guide to Aigues-Mortes in Languedoc-Roussillon
Aigues-Mortes in the Camargue area of Languedoc-Roussillon is one of France’s most romantic towns. Called the ‘City of Dead Waters’ and in the middle of lagoons, this perfectly preserved medieval walled town conjures up the past with its fortifications, massive walls, towers and chapels.

The Chateau of Chaumont-sur-Loire in the Loire Valley
The white stone chateau of Chaumont-sur-Loire in the department of the Loir-et-Cher in the Loire Valley is a great place to visit. Located between Blois and Tours, it’s near other great castles along the Loire, including Chambord and Cour Cheverny. Chaumont is also famous for its annual International Garden Festival which takes place between April and October each year.

Renault Eurodrive Buy Back Car Leasing in France
If you want to rent a car in France or Europe for at least three weeks (minimum 21 days), you’ll find the Renault Eurodrive lease buy-back program an excellent way to save money and hassle. Here is a short guide to the pros and cons of the car rental program, an explanation of how it works and why it can be cheaper than traditional car rentals in Europe, plus a list of locations.

Languedoc Wines - Take a Tour of the Underrated French Languedoc Roussillon Wine Country
The Languedoc region produces more wine than any other region in France and consists of more than a third of the entire country’s vineyard acreage. You can get far more bang for your buck with these wines than many others of similar quality.

Andorra Travel - Visiting the Principality of Andorra Nestled in the French Pyrenees Mountains
Andorra is its own little world, and not just because it’s a 290-square-mile independent principality (or a fifth the size of Rhode Island). Nestled atop some of the highest peaks of the Pyrenees, the principality is filled with amazing architecture, surreal panoramic views and some of Europe’s finest skiing resorts. Andorra attracts many tourists and travelers for its duty-free shopping alone.

Directory of Nudist Destinations in France
Cap d'Agde might be the most popular destination for nudists in France, but it certainly isn't the only one. Find out about other nudist beaches, campgrounds and destinations throughout France and Europe.

Disability Resources for France Travel
France can be a challenge for the disabled, as many top attractions are difficult or impossible to visit for the handicapped and much of the country was developed long before people gave much thought to easing access. A little advanced planning can make your visit go much smoother. Get help with this guide to disabled resources.

Your Life in France
You've overcome countless obstacles, and now you are in France. So what now? Find out about settling in, meeting new people, expat resources and how to get permission to stay in France.

Monaco & Monte Carlo Travel Guide
Monaco certainly feels like France. After all, its land borders on all sides are French. But this tiny principality is its own world, filled with luxurious casinos, upscale shopping, thriving nightlife and world-famous auto racing.

Air Travel & Airports
Usually, the first thing you see in France is an airport. And visitors usually need to fly to get to France. Getting a good deal on airfare can be a challenge. Find out everything you need to know about getting in, out and around France by plane.

Paris Local City Guides and Tourism Office
Find out all the basics for your Paris trip with these local guides.

Corsica Region of France - Corse
The Corsica Region of France, or Corse in French, is an amazing island in the Mediterranean enjoyed by visitors for its beautiful coastline, extensive outdoor adventures, historic attractions and wellness.

France blogs of interest to give you insights into life in France
France blogs of interest to give you insights into life in France

Tour de France 2011 - a Guide to the Greatest Cycle Race in the World
The Tour de France is the world's most famous and gruelling bicycle race. Followed by millions, it races through France every year in July. See the blog coverage, map, stage list, Tour de France merchandise, details of the teams, and find out more about planning a visit to the tour stops along the route.

France Chateau
The France chateau isn't just an attraction. There are many French chateaux that are open for overnight stays as chateau hotels.

France-Bashing
Bashing the French has always been popular. American tourists have critized them for being rude or just too cool. But with France's latest stance against the war on Iraq, this practice has developed heightened venom. It is hurting France's tourism industry.

Band Of Brothers Tour
Follow the path of Band of Brother's Easy Company, which passed through France during World War II. The critically-acclaimed HBO mini-series brought the Stephen Ambrose to the screen, but you can experience it up-close and personal with a Band of Brothers tour.

New Year's Eve in Paris and France
The French really know how to celebrate New Year's, whether it's clubbing in Paris or the sublime midnight grape-picking event in the Midi Pyrenees. Find out how to plan a New Year's Eve visit to France, and which events and festivals are planned for the turn of the new year.

Attending the Paris Gay Pride Parade & Festival
One of the most popular gay and lesbian events on the globe is Paris' annual Gay Pride Parade & Festival, which is held each summer. Find out how to attend, book lodging and other basics for planning a trip during the event.

French Keyboard
If you visit a cyber cafe in France, you may be surprised to find letters in all the wrong places on the keyboard. That's because the AZERTY French keyboard layout is different, which can really slow you down (all the while you are paying by the minute to go online). Prepare yourself before you get there.

Luggage Weight
When you are packing, one of the biggest challenges is squeezing everything in (especially with strict regulations on luggage weight). Find out which items you can pull out when your luggage is getting too heavy.

Inter-Continental Paris
A review of the Inter-Continental Paris, a hotel overlooking the Tuileries Gardens and a few steps or Metro stops from the Place Vendome, Place de la Concorde, the Faubourg St. Honore and the Champs-Elysees. If celebrity-seeking is what youre after, this is the place.

Personalty Quiz: Are You Ready to Relocate to France?
Many people dream of living in Paris for a year, or retiring on the French Riviera. Making that dream a reality is not for the faint of heart. There are endless reems of red tape to endure, you must be fiscally prepared for living there (perhaps without a job), you need to be prepared to leave family behind, and you need to know precisely which hoops you must jump through. The end result is certainly rewarding, but find out first if you have what it takes with this personality quiz.

Euro vs. Dollar
As the U.S. dollar dips in value and is worth less in euros, American travelers will have to fork over more cash for hotels, dining and shopping while in France and other European nations. Any trip to France means considering the issue of euro vs. dollar for American travelers.

France Travel Guide
Before you go to France, use this comprehensive online France travel guide to find out all the basics about customs requirements, the culture, weather, currency and more. Also, get tips on when to go and where to go in France.

When to Go to France
Before you go to France, find out all the basics about customs requirements, the culture, weather, currency and more. Also, get tips on when to go and where to go in France. Page 2.

France Packing, Currency and Customs Regulations
Before you go to France, find out all the basics about customs requirements, the culture, weather, currency and more. Also, get tips on when to go and where to go in France. Page 3.

Laptop Travel
Bringing your laptop to France? Unless you plan ahead, it might be a worthless piece of equipment you end up lugging around. Be sure you have everything you need to travel with your laptop.

How to Make a France-Themed Gift Basket
If you know a francophile, delight him or her with a great France-themed gift basket. Here are step-by-step instructions, including links to compare prices on suggested items to use.

Christmas Gift Ideas for Travelers
Here are Christmas gift ideas featuring French gifts and travel gifts, filled with some of the top gifts for travelers, francophiles and foodies. The guide also includes buying advice for choosing travel guidebooks as gifts, how to create a French gift basket, as well as tips on giving the gift of travel.

Hiking in the Aude - Languedoc Roussillon France Walks and Hikes
France is rarely thought of as a destination for hiking, walking and outdoor adventures, but the amazing Aude Department in the Languedoc is proof that's a mistake. Find out about some of Europe's best hiking and walking in the Languedoc's Aude.

Romantic Places in Paris
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Cheat the Euro Exchange Rate - Tips for Saving Euros in a Bad Exchange Rate
With the euro building strength, especially against the dollar, it can make a trip to France and other European countries too expensive. There are lots of ways to cheat that bad euro exchange rate, just by simply making euro-saving decisions on where to go, when to go, where to stay, where to eat and what to do. Here are tips on saving euros in a bad exchange rate.

Argeles-Gazost
Argeles-Gazost, France might be a bit small, but it has a lot to offer. It has a cute and compact downtown lined with shops and cafs, a thermal spa and a casino. It is close to ski slopes, a medieval abbey, several lakes and numerous mountain peaks. Nestled in the Pyrenees Mountains just a short drive south of Lourdes and close to skiing, this makes an excellent getaway spot for nature-lovers who also prefer to be based in a civilized and charming town.

Evian-les-Bains - Destination with a Spa Flair on the French-Swiss Border
A trip report on Evian-les-Bains, a lovely mountain city on the French-Swiss border. It is best known for its spring waters, establishing this as a prime spa resort destination. There is also a casino and a lovely downtown here.

Narbonne, France
Narbonne, France is a charming small city in the Languedoc, featuring wonderful historic attractions as well as a relaxing beach along the Mediterranean.

France for Foodies - Grocery Shopping and Food Markets in France
France is a paradise for foodies. Between the two weekly markets, the Monoprix, Intermarch, 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.

Lyon France Photos - Pictures of Lyon, France
A photo gallery of lyon france

Festival of Light, Place des Terreaux
The annual Festival of Light, Place des Terreaux, Lyon. Page 10.

La Croix Rousse, Lyon
La Croix Rousse, Lyon where the silk workers lived in the past. Page 4.

Parc de la Tete d'Or, Lyon
Parc de la Tete d'Or - Lyon's famous park. Page 11.

Personality Quiz: Which French Region Are You?
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A cafe at Place des Vosges in Paris
A cafe at Place des Vosges in Paris. Page 18.

A cafe at Place du Tertre near Sacré-Coeur Basilica
A cafe at Place du Tertre near Sacr-Coeur Basilica. Page 14.

A ham sandwich on crusty baguette at Café Charbon on Rue Oberkampf in Paris
A ham sandwich on crusty baguette at Caf Charbon on Rue Oberkampf in Paris. Page 16.

Au Pied de Cochon is a popular people-watching cafe in Paris' central Les Halles neighborhood
Au Pied de Cochon is a popular people-watching cafe in Paris' central Les Halles neighborhood. Page 10.

Au Vide Gousset in Les Halles
Au Vide Gousset in Les Halles France Travel. Page 6.

Beer (biere) at Café Charbon on Rue Oberkampf in Paris
Beer (biere) at Caf Charbon on Rue Oberkampf in Paris. Page 15.

Café Charbon on Rue Oberkampf in Paris
Caf Charbon on Rue Oberkampf in Paris. Page 17.

Café Le Bistrot Marguerite at Place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville in Paris
Caf Le Bistrot Marguerite at Place de l'Htel-de-Ville in Paris. Page 20.

The literary history-rich Café Les Deux Magots on Boulevard Saint-Germain in Paris
The literary history-rich Caf Les Deux Magots on Boulevard Saint-Germain in Paris. Page 8.

Cafe tables along the busy Avenue des Champs-Elysées
Cafe tables along the busy Avenue des Champs-Elyses. Page 5.

Chez Julien cafe near Church Saint-Gervais on Rue des Barres in Paris
Chez Julien cafe near Church Saint-Gervais on Rue des Barres in Paris. Page 13.

Child eating ice cream at a Paris cafe
Child eating ice cream at a Paris cafe. Page 22.

A pitcher of hot coffee at the famous Café Les Deux Magots in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés in Paris
A pitcher of hot coffee at the famous Caf Les Deux Magots in the Saint-Germain-des-Prs in Paris. Page 19.

Le Caveau du Palais Restaurant in Paris
Le Caveau du Palais Restaurant in Paris. Page 23.

Le Relais Odéon on Boulevard Saint-Germain in Paris' Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Le Relais Odon on Boulevard Saint-Germain in Paris' Saint-Germain-des-Prs Page 7.

A unique cafe chair at Le Trésor in le Marais
A unique cafe chair at Le Trsor in le Marais. Page 11.

Les Petits Carreaux cafe in Les Halles in Paris
Les Petits Carreaux cafe in Les Halles in Paris. Page 9.

Paris cafe at Place du Tertre
Paris cafe at Place du Tertre. France Travel. Page 21.

Café des Deux Moulins on Rue Lepic in Montmartre
Caf des Deux Moulins on Rue Lepic in Montmartre . Page 12.

Café de Flore on Boulevard Saint-Germain
Caf de Flore on Boulevard Saint-Germain. Page 3.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 25.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 7.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 27.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 26.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 21.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 16.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 6.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 11.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 10.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 8.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 5.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 17.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 15.

Midi Pyrenees Picture Gallery
A picture gallery of images from France's enchanting Midi Pyrenees region, featuring peaks of the Pyrenees mountains, some of France's finest cuisine, lovely villages and fabulous cities. This is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts and adventure travel. Take a photo tour of the Midi Pyrenees. Page 18.

Le Bonaparte at Place Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Le Bonaparte at Place Saint-Germain-des-Prs . Page 2.

Les Editeurs cafe at Carrefour de l'Odéon in Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Les Editeurs cafe at Carrefour de l'Odon in Saint-Germain-des-Prs . Page 4.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 28.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 25.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 26.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 24.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 23.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 27.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 29.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 30.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 6.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 5.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 19.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 4.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 22.

Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour
Brittany (Bretagne) Picture Gallery and Photo Tour - Take a virtual tour of France's noble and magestic northern shore region of Brittany. Wild waves lap against rugged shorelines. The local fare includes tasty crepes accompanied by tart cider. The villages feature charming timbered buildings. Find out more by visiting Brittany in Pictures. Page 8.