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This is a large public park located along the western edge of Paris, near the suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt and Neuilly-sur-Seine. It’s the second-largest park in Paris (the largest one being the Bois de Vincennes on the city’s east side). It was also the former hunting grounds for French royalty. Within this park are an English […]
Alsace Sightseeing Tours (Alsace region / northeastern France) – this northeastern region is one of France’s wine-growing regions, with its own rich culinary history. Along with wine production, Strasbourg (which is one of Alsace’s main towns) is by many considered to be the capital of the foie gras, the fat goose or duck liver, ever […]
Beaulieu (Rue Gaëtan Rondeau, Nantes) – with 120 retailers under one roof, this is the largest shopping center in Nantes. Most of the brands found here are local (French), along with some international ones, such as Esprit, Guess, H&M, and Mango, among others.
World travelers visiting France will come across a country with a history that goes back to the prehistoric days. The areas north and south of the Pyrenees (at what’s now modern-day France and Spain) were occupied from about 30,000 years ago by Paleolithic hunter-gatherers who made good use of its many caves. Such cave-dwellers left […]
This is a major avenue reminiscent in some ways with New York’s Fifth Avenue. Avenue des Champs-Élysées has some of the most expensive real estate in Paris (with exclusive residences to match), along with high-end stores like Louis Vuitton and Cartier. The famed Tour de France bicycle race ends here, and the Bastille Day parade […]
CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in France (Lyon): Avis: +33 04 7233 3719 Europcar: +33 825 009 900 Hertz: +33 825 00 69 69 National/Citer: +33 04 7222 7488 Sixt: +33 04 7222 7272 Thrifty” +33 825 80 01 14