Avignon, a city also known as the “City of Popes” for being inhabited largely by popes and antipopes, is a city of French commune. It is located on the south eastern side of France in the department of the Vaucluse. Avignon is the largest city and the capital of the department of Vaucluse. Avignon is … Read more

Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Music and Film festival is the most internationally celebrated film festival in the world. It gets its name from Cannes, the resort city in the French Riviera which it is held in. Though there’s a rich history to how it all began back in the 1930s, little of that is spoken of nowadays … Read more

Les Baux-de-Provence

Les Baux-de-Provence is one of the most famous French communes. Resting upon the majestic Alpilles mountain, this commune is set atop a rocky outcrop crowned with a ruined castle at the top overlooking the plains to the south. It is located in the Bouches-du-Rhone, Provence, in the south of France. It is but a few … Read more

Monaco and Monte Carlo

The Principality of Monaco otherwise simply known as Monaco is a small state that is found on the northern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. It is neighboured (for the most part) by France. Other than its small size, which is about, 2 square kilometres, Monaco is known as a place reserved exclusively for the rich, … Read more

The French Alps

Skiing in the French Alps is the ultimate winter holiday, whether you’re a novice or experienced on skis. The French Alps are located in the Rhône-Alpes and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur regions of the country. The main towns in the French Alps are Chamonix, Annecy, Chambéry, Albertville, and Grenoble. While there are places in France to ski … Read more

Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur Tourism – Visit the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur region of France

The region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is a thriving area in south eastern France bordered by Italy to the east, the Mediterranean to the South, the Rhône-Alpes to the north, and the Languedoc-Roussillon region to the west. Cities you’ll want to visit in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur include Marseille, Nice, Toulon, Aix-en-Provence, Arles, Cannes, and Grasse. Marseille is … Read more