Road tripping is a great way to cover lots of ground in a new place, and these routes let you explore the best of southeast France.
The Blue Coast, or Cote Bleu, is the name given to the stretch between Marseille and Martigues. It’s less famous than the Cote d’Azur, but the beaches are less crowded and things are generally more affordable.
If you want to head inland for a while, try a drive through the Luberon. It’s north of Aix-en-Provence, and you will find amazing natural features, such as the Gorges de Verdon and Lake Sainte-Croix. There are also lots of vineyards in the area.
The drive from the fishing village of Cassis to St. Tropez is one of the busiest routes in the south of France in summer. However, if you are in the area in shoulder season you can explore without the crowds, and it really is worth the trip.
Another top drive is from Nice to Gap through the Mercantour National Park and the foothills of the Alps. It’s surprising how quickly the terrain changes from beach resort to snow-capped mountains, and there are some fantastic views to be had along the way.
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Barcelona’s insane popularity and large influx of visitors as of late may have some travelers steering away from the Mediterranean coastal city, but just outside the overpopulated center of the city, known as Ciutat Vella, are quieter neighborhoods that offer more of a local feel and don’t come with exorbitant tourist prices. El Poble-Sec is one such area that rests between the towering Montjuic park and the Old Town, making it a nice escape but still close enough to access the sights.
In food capitals like New York City, foodie crazes seem to rise and set as quickly as the sun, but one trend that has endured for awhile now is the city’s penchant for regional Chinese cuisine, and the East Village is home to some of the city’s top spots for sampling your way through several of these regions.
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.
Some places appear better to visit in the winter. For example, anywhere known for winter sports, such as skiing and snowboarding, will be less visited in the summer because those same people are going to spend their time at the beach or another destination. However, visiting these destinations during the off-seasons can show a side of the city or town that can’t be seen under piles of snow. It’s worth checking out a couple of these favorite winter destinations.