The region of Burgundy isn’t just about the famous wine that comes from there; there’s a lot of history and plenty of natural beauty to enjoy as well. Here are our suggestions for the most beautiful villages in Burgundy to add to your next itinerary.
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December 22, 2014
Monaco is a great day trip – whether you’re in nearby Nice, over the border in Italy, or even on a shore excursion from a Mediterranean cruise. But although there is plenty to see and do, it can be a little strange to navigate this tiny country. Set into cliffs that head straight down to the port, there aren’t any sweeping views except of the sea in front of you, and you always kind up on the various sightseeing spots, instead of seeing them from afar. This can all change, however, in under ten minutes – when you see Monaco by helicopter.
December 17, 2014
If you’re looking to visit the South of France and want to see the quintessential Provençal town, then you could hardly do better than Aix-en-Provence. Here’s a quick guide to visiting Aix-en-Provence, including day trips and as a day trip from Marseille as well.
December 8, 2014
If you’re going to choose a day to visit Lille – or even if you’re just passing through on the Eurostar between London and Paris – try to do it on a Sunday, so you don’t miss the Marché de Wazemmes.
November 26, 2014
While shopping Lyon’s Passage Thiaffait is not exactly a bargain basement affair, it is a truly unique shopping experience, and one that helps support and sustain local creators. Don’t miss their twice-yearly fashion show, when the entire space is transformed into a venue for their work!
November 10, 2014
For those who want to explore southwestern France, there are some amazing day trips from Toulouse, which is a centralized base. Here are our top picks. Enjoy!