The Normandy region of France has millennia of history, and it’s arguably the number one reason why people visit. But it’s also one of the top agricultural spots in the country – and apples, pardon the pun, are their bread and butter.
It’s no secret that when it comes to French cuisine, Lyon takes the cake—or, rather, the macaron. So when I found myself in Lyon recently, I decided I wanted to do more than simply eat at the local bouchons, I wanted to peek into the notorious French kitchen and try my hand at baking something, so I signed up for the two-hour French Pastry and Dessert Class at L’atelier des Chefs, a famous cooking school with several branches around the country.
As befitting a major city, Lille has an extensive public transportation network. And it’s well-connected to the city’s transport hubs, too, so you can in and out of town easily. Let’s take a look at your transportation options for getting around Lille.
If this writer may speak personally for a moment, I’m so excited about this new Burgundy wine and cheese tour. Like much of eastern France, Burgundy is woefully unappreciated, and hopefully this tour will make visitors fall in love with this gorgeous, fruitful region that the French themselves swoon over.
Burgundy is one of the most famous wine regions in France, and no trip to the area would be complete without sampling some of its excellent Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Here’s what you need to know about wine tasting in Burgundy. A Guide Can Give You a Valuable Primer Burgundy has a very complex classification […]
Corsica, the French island in the Mediterranean, is a wonderful choice for a side trip when visiting France. But it can be confusing to figure out how to get there; after all, it’s not exactly on the TGV train network, and when you’re looking at a map it seems like it would be easier to arrive from Italy than from France. (It’s due south of Genoa, Italy off the Tuscan coast.) But never fear! We are here to tell you how to get to Corsica quickly, easily, and within your trip budget.