Paris seems to be the go-to destination for Americans looking for a taste of France, but the countryside has plenty of beautiful sights to offer. The south of France, in particular, is a wonderful place full of culture and splendor.
The university town of Aix is one of the most gorgeous in the country, with tree-lined streets, chapels and a younger vibe that breathes life into the city walls. It’s also known as the city of a thousand fountains because the place is full of them. The Fountain of the Four Dolphins is not to be missed.
Lourdes is something of a religious mecca in Southern France and is said to be the spot where the Virgin Mary appeared to Bernadette Soubirous at the Grotto of Massabielle in 1858. The area has become a little gimmicky, but the cathedrals that have been erected here since are astonishing.
This little town nestled against he Pyrenees was once home to King Henry IV and his castle still stands as a remarkable testament to his reign. You’ll enjoy leisurely strolling alone the sidewalks in this quaint city with spectacular views of the mountain in the distance.
Nimes is a home to some of the most venerable and striking monuments in the country, including the Amphitheatre and the Temple of Diana. It was a favorite among Roman and Spanish emperors and the city center is now home to numerous boutique shops and restaurants.
Visiting a new city for the first time can be overwhelming. With so much to see, a walking tour can be an effective way to see a city’s landmarks and learn a thing or two. These U.S. cities offer a variety of walking tours, whether you want to see popular attractions or hidden gems.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Martinique’s artisanal rum scene has been making waves in recent years, with the tiny island nation earning a reputation for producing the best rhum agricole in the Caribbean. The next time you’re in town, be sure to swing by these stops on the Route de Rhums.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.