The capital of the Champagne region, Reims in France was once the city of coronations for French Kings. Get an inside look at what to visit, things to do, and how to book a champagne tasting.
Travel to France
Get insider travel tips on visiting France from a local. Explore the History of France and dive into its culture and hidden gems:
- Alsace Lorraine
- Brittany and Normandy
- Loire Valley
- French Alps
- Northern France
- Provence and the French Riviera
Whether it is your first time coming solo, or a family with kids, we will explore the off-the-beaten-path and tell you what you should see, and what you shouldn’t miss.
For general information on traveling in France:
- Decoding the 11 French Emergency phone numbers
- French Dining Etiquette – The Cheatsheet of Do’s and Don’ts
- 22 things you should know before Driving in France
Bon Voyage and see you in France !
It may be cold in France in winter, but it is the perfect time to visit. With lots of Christmas markets and attractions, here are the best things to do.
The best time to go skiing in France is like threading a needle. Avoid the school holidays and packed crowds, and pick the perfect moment to go swishing down those magnificent French ski slopes.
Château de Chenonceau is that iconic enchanted castle built on water. This unique chateau near Amboise in the Loire Valley crosses a river and marks history.
Amboise in the Loire Valley, France is known for its beauty as well as its famous visitors. Get the locals' insight on what to visit, including Château d'Amboise, Leonardo da Vinci's Clos Lucé, and more.
The France Miniature theme park outside Paris is a dream to visit. All the most beautiful monuments and attractions in France easily accessible by car for a perfect day trip from Paris.
The charming town of Cognac, France has more to do than just drinking Cognac. Which a historic castle and old town, get the locals' insights on the top things to do.
Located just outside Paris, Château de Breteuil is strewn with fairytale wax figures, ornate decorations, and puppets. Enough to charm the young and the young at heart.
With golden beaches and a fortified citadel, Saint-Malo in Brittany, France, will give you plenty of reasons to visit. Get the locals' insights on what to see, where to stay and more.
After Jesus's death, Mary Magdalene is reputed to have made her way to France. An unassuming small town in Provence called Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte Baume appears to answer the mystery of her life after Jesus.
Officially recognized as one of the "most beautiful villages in France", visiting Lourmarin in Provence, France is a must. Get the locals' guide on things to do in Lourmarin, where to stay, and more.
Le Panier in Marseille, France, is like no other. A provençale village in the middle of a big city, on the footstep of the Mediterranean sea. Get the locals' guide of what there is to see and do in Le Panier.
Dedicated to the Virgin Mary, the Notre de la Dame Basilica is the highest natural point in Marseille. Get to know the emblem church of Marseille, from the eyes of a local.
Marseille's Old Port has a bit of everything: a beautiful harbor, MUCEM museum, Le Panier, and more. Get the locals' insight into the Vieux Port of Marseille.
Deep in the heart of Provence in France, the Gorges du Verdon is a natural river canyon that attracts hikers, nature-lovers, and tourists from around the world.
Near the famous Gorges du Verdon in Provence, is the town of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie perched on a hill. Officially declared one of the beautiful villages in France, this is one you don't want to miss.
This little corner of Provence has charm, beauty, lavender fields, and more. Visit the luxurious spa resorts of Gréoux-les-Bains in the south of France.
A small town in Provence, Allemagne-en-Provence is a slice of French village life. With a historic château and church, you won't want to miss this hidden gem.
When a fishing village becomes a billionaires' enclave, is it still worth visiting? Our local guide covers things to do in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and more.