The Best Things to Do in Lyon, France (Including Plenty of Food!); Catherine; Cheese Web

Known worldwide as a foodie paradise, there are loads of things to do in Lyon, France besides eat. Catherine shares the top attractions AND the best restaurants Lyon has to offer.

Source: The Best Things to Do in Lyon, France (Including Plenty of Food!)

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The World’s Most Popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Instagram; Patrick Clarke; Travel Pulse

These are the 10 most popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites based on Instagram geotags.

Source: The World’s Most Popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Instagram

The Other Tahiti: How to Find Extra Adventure; Morgan Sjogren; GearJunkie

Run away from the beach to experience the real islands of Tahiti.

Source: The Other Tahiti: How to Find Extra Adventure | GearJunkie

The best tours of Dordogne; The Good Life France

The Dordogne Valley is France’s most historic region: chateux, vineyards, markets, gorgrous villages & more, here’s where to find the best tours of Dordogne…

Source: The best tours of Dordogne – The Good Life France

Once a busy trade route, the Upper Rhine now offers history without crowds; David Molyneaux; Miami Herald

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A little History of the Canal du Midi; Leonard & Lorena Landon; Waggoner Cruising Guide

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Visiting the Citadel of Carcassonne; Leonard & Lorena Landon; Waggoner Cruising Guide

The Citadel of Carcassonne competes with Mont St. Michel and the Eiffel Tower for the most visited site in France. In 1997, this citadel was placed on the UNESCO list as a World Heritage Site.

Source: Visiting the Citadel of Carcassonne – Waggoner Cruising Guide

Lyon: Guided Sightseeing Cruise; Get Your Guide

Discover Lyon and its UNESCO World Heritage Site attractions on a 1-hour river cruise along the Saone River. Admire the monuments at the confluence of the Saone River, discover the Renaissance buildings of Vieux Lyon and much more.

Source: Lyon: Guided Sightseeing Cruise

Most popular cruise destination of 2019 is historic French town; AsiaOne/AFP

The picture postcard town of Avignon, France has scooped up the title of most popular cruise destination of 2019 in Cruise Critic’s fourth edition of the Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. Based on ratings and reviews written by cruisers, the destination awards highlight the best ports across 18 regions worldwide. This year’s best cruise destination is set along the Rhône River in southeastern France and is characterized by its quaint, intimate atmosphere, cobblestone streets, famous Pont d’Avignon (Avignon bridge), medieval ramparts and pastel-coloured shutters…

Source: Most popular cruise destination of 2019 is historic French town, – AsiaOne

Bordeaux’s Water Mirror Is Magical, Worth Visiting; Carrie Whitney; How Stuff Works

Bordeaux’s famed and beautiful reflecting pool will have you snapping photographs and feeling like you’re walking on water.

Source: Bordeaux’s Water Mirror Is Magical, Worth Visiting

The world’s most popular cruise destinations of 2019, according to Cruise Critic; Jayme Deerwester; USA Today

Avignon, France, was rated the world’s top cruise port overall and Cruise Critic’s favorite European river cruise destination.

Source: The world’s most popular cruise destinations of 2019, according to Cruise Critic

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents An Enduring Icon: Notre-Dame Cathedral; Press Release Point

Though the structure’s stability remains in question, all the historic relics and works of art–including the celebrated rose windows were saved by the rapid response of emergency workers and Cathedral staff, as well as experts charged with the preservation of the art and architecture.

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Tour de France 2019: Where are the best places to watch the cyclists and see the sights along the race route?; Lee Hill-Choi; SCMP

The route goes through regions that are brimming with history, with plenty of wine, art, ancient buildings and mountain activities to stoke your interest…

Source: Tour de France 2019: Where are the best places to watch the cyclists and see the sights along the race route?

Stunning photos show the 29 new UNESCO World Heritage sites around the world; Sinead Baker; Business Insider

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee met in Azerbaijan to add sites in the US, Canada, Iraq, the UK, Myanmar, Brazil, and beyond.

Source: Stunning photos show the 29 new UNESCO World Heritage sites around the world

The Perfect 3-Days in Saint-Emilion; Jennifer Dombrowski; Luxe Adventure Traveler

Follow this 3-day Saint-Emilion itinerary from a local to discover the UNESCO village, best chateaux to visit, where to eat and more.

Source: The Perfect 3-Days in Saint-Emilion

France’s favourite village is a picturesque spot on the coast of Normandy; Andrea Smith; Lonely Planet

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Take a Luxury Villa Vacation in the South of France; Suze & Paul; Luxury Columnist

The South of France is one of the best places to visit in the world. A good way to see it is to rent a villa in the South of France.

Source: Take a Luxury Villa Vacation in the South of France | Luxury Columnist

The best of France; World Travel Guide

France is the most visited destination in the world as WTG steer you through iconic sights in six destinations and share gastronomic wonders.

Source: The best of France – World Travel Guide

Exploring the Historic Lorraine Region in Eastern France; Dominic Bliss; France Today

There is in France a famous children’s song about a girl who walks through Lorraine in her clogs. Yet few foreign visitors follow in her footsteps. This is a shame as there is a rich and unique culture here with much to offer the intrepid.

Source: Exploring the Historic Lorraine Region in Eastern France

France’s Imperial Theatre reopens following UAE restoration efforts; Emirates 247

The Château de Fontainebleau’s historic Imperial Theatre has reopened to the public, following years of restoration works made possible by contributions from the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.In recognition of Abu Dhabi’s contribution to the…

Source: France’s Imperial Theatre reopens following UAE restoration efforts