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The best winter holidays in Île de Ré – France

The Phare de la Baleine - Ile de Ré

Just a few minutes away from La Rochelle, Île de Ré (Island of Ré) is one of the most popular French island on the Atlantic side. With its little sister, Ile d’Oléron, it attracts every summer many Parisians seeking its picturesque villages, its gorgeous seaside and its delicious seafood restaurants. With the French curfew, we spent a perfect relaxing holidays there! Practical information about Ile de Ré How…

Visit Lascaux, the Sistine Chapel of Prehistory | France

After our visit to Saint-Cirq-Lapoppie, we continued our road-trip in France and headed to the Périgord (also known as Dordogne). The Périgord is well-kown for its beautiful landscapes and picturesque villages, but also to be one the most-well preserved place of human settlement of prehistory. About 20,000 years ago, in the glacial age, men lived there. Nowadays, the region is filled with paintings and traces of those tribes…

Padirac Cave – The underground marvel of the Lot ( France)

Padirac underground lake

As we are staying in Saint-Cirq-Lapopie for a week, after visiting the Pyrénées and the Cévennes National Park we had the opportunity to explore Padirac Cave. Padirac Cave (AKA, Le Gouffre de Padirac) is the most visited and largest public cave of France. It is located in the Lot (South West of France) and is offering a full-scale underground adventure, suitable for all ages. We visited Padirac Cave…

Explore the Cévennes National Park – Escape in the wild

Sunset over the Cévennes National Park

After visiting the Pays Basque in South West France, we continued our travel within France and headed to the Cévennes National Park in South of France, near Montpellier. The Cévennes National Park is one of the 10 National Park in France, located in the Massif Central, France largest mountain. It is one of the less populated area of France and one of the more preserved one, offering beautiful…

Our favourite things to do in the Basque Country – France

View over Guéthary

This summer, we are travelling in France exclusively with the Coronavirus! After visiting Lyon and Bordeaux, we headed out for the Basque Country (Pays Basque) to spend our first week in the sunny and wild beaches of South West France with some friends. It is a region of picturesque villages and cities, offering beautiful white beaches and perfect surfers spot. We loved our holidays there, and recommend it…