Toulouse, a city in the southern French region of Occitanie, is known as La Ville Rose (“The Pink City”) for its terra-cotta rooftops and red-brick churches. Hugging the banks of the Garonne river, Toulouse boasts three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, one of which is the Canal du Midi, a mighty man-made waterway that connects the Atlantic with the Mediterranean. With its collection of splendid museums, an envious culinary tradition, and renown as the largest space center in Europe, Toulouse is an attractive and compelling destination. Click through and find out more about this historic French city.
Category Archives: France
Emmanuel Macron’s lavish birthday party in palace sparked fury: ‘Who is king?’; Martina Bet; Daily Express
EMMANUEL MACRON’s decision to celebrate his 40th birthday at a 440-room palace built for a king sparked fury from his political rivals, who accused him of being the “president of the rich”.
Bayeux, Mont-Saint-Michel, Giverny, Fontainebleau, Reims, and Moet et Chandon for Champagne: These are the best train trips from Paris.
Who knows when you’ll be able to safely travel to France?
Jennifer Ladonne follows in the footsteps of Mary Magdalene, and the millions of pilgrims who followed.
France is rife with protected landscapes and monuments. Here are four of France Today’s favourite UNESCO-listed wonders.
Ile de la Cite and Ile Saint-Louis are two of the oldest villages in Paris brimming with treasures to explore, and Ile aux Cygnes, a little further down the river, has a gem of its own. These islands in Paris can be visited in one day or more leisurely over a few days. And as with all things Parisian, they can be returned to over and over and each time bring new, captivating discoveries.
On this exclusive tour you will be staying in the heart of Carcassonne, where you will have the chance to discover its atmospheric streets and centuries of dramatic history stretching back to the crusades.
Interesting Facts about Grotte Chauvet Cave, UNESCO World Heritage Site; Raeesa Sayyad; Time Bulletin
Search engine giant Google celebrates the 26th Anniversary of the Grotte Chauvet Discovery with animated Doodle on December 18, 2020. Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc Cave or Grotte Chauvet-Pont d’Arc is a cave that contains probably the best-saved non-literal cave paintings in the world, as well as other proof of Upper Paleolithic life. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Reims, less than an hour by train from central Paris, is the capital of the Champagne region of France. Reims is also a superbly historic city dating back to Roman times, where you can see history everywhere you go.
25 amazing places to inspire future journeys and remind us why we love to travel.
For many travellers, a spectacular view from their hotel is just as important as a sumptuous spa menu, gourmet dining or a swim in the pool bar. Particularly if they’re travelling to somewhere that’s known for its white sand beaches, blue lagoon waters and lush landscapes!
In just a few hours the mount, topped by its world-renowned Benedictine abbey was surrounded by water which rose as fast as it receded.
Explore the Palace of Versailles with a knowledgable guide and enjoy the beauty and grandeur of Versailles. Discover the magnificent state rooms and personal apartments of the French monarchy.