The Catacombs are one of Paris’s most popular tourist attractions, but this limited public access only scratches the surface of the more than 200 kilometers of hidden tunnels under the city. Here, we settle a couple of urban myths and … Read More
Strolling around a landscaped garden and seeing some pre-Revolution architecture can be a peaceful way to spend a weekend, away from the rush of life in the city. The famed Château de Versailles is a must for most Paris visitors, … Read More
Finding a place of space and solace in France in August is no mean feat, especially one with a world-class classical music festival, one of the finest abbeys in France, great countryside and good-value, available accommodation. Oh, and decent, well-priced … Read More
The Cistercian Abbaye Royale de l’Épau was founded in the 13th century to ensure the salvation of its founder, the Spanish-born Berengaria of Navarre, queen consort of England (although she never set foot in the country while actually queen) as the wife of … Read More
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