Discovering France

France...A beautiful country so rich in culture and landscape. Rendez-vous with small villages in France. Must-see sights, must-know places...from castles, to churches, to the Eiffel Tower, we give you our insider secrets and a photo gallery to feast your eyes on.

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  • Rendez-vous with Locronan: A real taste of old Brittany

    Rendez-vous with Locronan: A real taste of old Brittany

    An old charming town…a look and feel of quaint Breton.

    Officially one of the most beautiful villages of France, Locronan is located at about 10 miles from north-west Quimper in western Brittany. From historical importance to being a sacred town to being an important trade center, this village has it all. A town with a pedestrian precinct…let’s take a walk around Locronan.

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  • Rendez-vous with Turenne: Medieval architecture and a peaceful countryside reminiscent of history

    Rendez-vous with Turenne: Medieval architecture and a peaceful countryside reminiscent of history

    A pretty village on the edge of a small hill…Turenne has been labeled as one of the most beautiful villages of France.

    Turenne is a small commune in the Limousin region in Central France with around 300 – 400 inhabitants. Perched on top of a hill, this village serves as a great location to tour Southern France. It is located on a 4-way junction, each junction directing you to a different area in France. With its medieval architecture and country roads, this is a Must-See village in France.

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  • France’s coastline – Endless sunshine, white sands, color palette of blue-green…

    France’s coastline – Endless sunshine, white sands, color palette of blue-green…

    Vacation in France?... France has beautiful beaches for every personality!

    Shaped like a hexagon, France is endowed with a huge coastline running along 3 of its sides. Enjoying the waters of the English Channel to Atlantic Ocean and Bay of Biscay to Mediterranean Sea, France is home to numerous beautiful beaches. France has a coastline of about 3427 kms (2130 miles) and the beaches here show a fantastic range of beauty for nature lovers, families, divers, and campers and so on. We, the connoisseurs at French District walk you along the most beautiful beaches of France.

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  • Rendez-vous with Eguisheim: The birthplace of Alsatian Vineyards

    Rendez-vous with Eguisheim: The birthplace of Alsatian Vineyards

    A fairytale feel in our real world…A colorful village in Alsace, ranked amongst the most beautiful villages in France.

    Alsace changed hands between Germany and France through its history. The distinct local culture and countryside coupled with the popular Alsatian Vineyard makes the region a popular tourist destination. Eguisheim in Alsace is a village renowned for its beauty, picturesque streets, and architectural details. The floral decoration of the village has won many national and European awards. Eguisheim with its year round beauty is a MUST-SEE village in France!

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  • Dear Paris, just wait for me…we are going to meet

    Dear Paris, just wait for me…we are going to meet

    “There are only two places in the world where we can live happy: at home and in Paris.” said Ernest Hemingway.

    When you think of France, Paris is an instantaneous visual image. And rightfully so! Paris…the most visited city in the world. Every year, Paris is said to host more and more tourists leaving the likes of Rome, London and Athens way behind in the tourist race. But what’s the reason for this? It is said that people visit Paris for the sentiment, for the experience since Paris is “a city of love” and a “holiday which is always with you”. So if you are in Paris, you should take in every bit of it. We give you the MUST-SEE’s of Paris.

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  • Must-see villages in France: Rendez-vous with Cassis

    Must-see villages in France: Rendez-vous with Cassis

    A village near Marseilles…colors of the Mediterranean and Calanques that cannot be missed. Cassis adds activity to beach and yacht time while giving you the beauty and slow, sexy pace of the south of France.

    South of France brings to mind images of sun-soaked beaches, blue waters, wine, good food and yachts – everything a dream holiday could entail. Cassis is a small-fishing village near Marseilles, where beauty is at its supreme. Beaches and yachts are abundant and beautiful, and the colors of the waters here will have your eyes begging for more. Situated on the Mediterranean coast, about 20km from Marseilles, this village is a popular tourist destination and has many attractions that make it a MUST-SEE!

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  • Must-see villages in France: Rendez-vous with Lourmarin

    Must-see villages in France: Rendez-vous with Lourmarin

    A village in Provence…a photographer and tourist’s dream come true. Experience the picturesque beauty that is the village of Lourmarin

    Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in southeastern France is a magnet to tourists. The region boasts of many beautiful villages perched along the Luberon range. Unlike the villages that sit atop the Luberon, Lourmarin is a visual delight sitting at the foot of the range. For years, Lourmarin has enticed tourists with its beauty and it has been a refuge for writer, artist and poets. One of the most beautiful Luberon villages, Lourmarin, with all its beauty is a MUST-SEE!

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  • Must-see villages in France: Rendez-vous with…Maincy

    Must-see villages in France: Rendez-vous with…Maincy

    A village at the foot of the castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte… A castle that cannot be forgotten. Experience the grandeur that is the Chateaux of Vaux-le-Vicomte.

    Ile-de-France in north-central France has more than just Paris to offer its visitors. The wealthiest and most populated region of France is also home to the beautiful village of Maincy. Retaining its rural character, Maincy holds the treasures of the castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte.  A precursor to Versailles, the outstanding beauty of Vaux-le-Vicomte is a must see.

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  • Must-see villages in France: Rendez-vous with…Conques

    Must-see villages in France: Rendez-vous with…Conques

    A village in southern France… A treasure of Roman Art. Journey with us through the narrow streets, high in the hills of this beautiful village in the Midi-Pyrénées region.

    France wouldn’t be itself without its villages and Conques is one of the most beautiful villages in southern France. Located at the nexus of Dourdou and Ouche rivers, Conques is a landmark of narrow medieval streets built on a hillside. Break the routine driving around in a car and stroll through Medieval times, since the village cannot be approached by vehicles. Sink into the art, sculptures and untouched beautiful remains of history in today’s world. Protected on all sides, the beauty of Conques seems frozen in time.

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