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Lake Lauzon in July - Southern French Alps on Flickr.
Have you traveled to Lake Lauzon in the Southern French Alps? It is an amazing sight to see! There are many things to do in the French Alps, such as hiking, rock climbing and shopping in nearby cities!
The Cours Saleya is a popular flower market in the Old Town of Nice in the French Riviera. The market offers a variety of produce, sweet treats and beautiful scenery. You can also get souvenirs for your trip here!
Cassis Harbor - Provence, South of France on Flickr.
The Cassis Harbor is home to many boat tours, a variety of restaurants and a boardwalk for visitors. It is in Cassis, which is a small town known for its Calanques and rocky landscapes. Commoners often go bike riding and hiking in this area!
These are typical villas in Nice, usually small and surrounded by narrow streets. Nice is one of the most popular cities in France and it is located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.This city offers endless shops and famous attractions for visitors!
The Vieux Port of Marseille is a natural harbor and destination spot for cruise ships. This port underwent several changes throughout the years and it is home to many restaurants, fish markets and cafes!
These are typical buildings in Vieux Nice modeling their Neo-classical architecture. This town is home to many historical and beautiful buildings. They also offer visitors plenty of services such as restaurants, cafes and pubs!
The Natural History Museum’s Victorian structure is a beauty from the inside and out. It was opened in 1881 and is home to many earth science exhibitions. This museum is especially famous for its collection of dinosaur skeletons.
The Sanary sur Mer is a small village in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of southerneastern France. The walkway is filled with palm trees, terraces and trendy shops for visitors to enjoy! This is one of the sunniest regions in France, so it is perfect weather for beach lovers and people who like walking the boardwalk. If you ever decide to visit this part of Provence, stop by the Sanary sur Mer for a great experience!
If you are having trouble deciding where to travel to this summer, Nimes would be one of your better options! Nimes is in Provence, South of France and it offers visitors several cultural events this summer. The Chants d’attraction Festival is one of these popular events. You will be able to see musical shows, international performances and intriguing ancient art exhibits! For more information, click on the link above.
The beaches around Le Cannet may very well be packed in summer due to the proximity of Cannes. So if you choose to pick a holiday that is not during summer, you will have the beautiful and sunny beaches to yourself. But remember that you might come across some celebrities, especially during the Cannes Film Festival in May or in the summer, so now it’s your call. The picture says it, the beaches are waiting for you.
One of the best spots in the Southern French Alps in the summer is probably the Verdon Canyon. The great panoramas and the surprising wildlife speak for themselves, just get yourself a proper breath of fresh air. A good idea may be to follow the river with a rental pedalo and stream along the current while enjoying the surroundings. Now just watch the video and learn more about it.
The Feast of Saint John is a long-lasting ritual that people will follow on June 23rd, where each village or city will set a big pile of wood on fire and join in a friendly gathering. The tradition is to jump over the fire, even if there is only a burning log left, and brave the symbolic danger. The main reason for its popularity is that it offers the opportunity to meet the neighbors you have not seen in a while, which makes it the perfect time to spend some time in Provence.
The city of Montpellier is a magnificent city, located in the South of France right next to the Mediterranean Sea and its beaches. The city itself is full of architectural beauties, like the Esplanade d’Europe on the picture. So follow the link to this city guide and fully understand the reasons why you can’t afford not to go there!
View from Villeneuve Les Avignon over the city of Popes, Avignon. You can spot the golden Mother Mary protruding from a tower composing the Popes Palace. The city is also bordered by a fortification wall circling the old center, quite visible as after it the city seems to level down all of a sudden.
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To introduce Cannes, you have to start with one of the most famous festivals in the world: the Cannes Film Festival on May 16-27 with its vast array of celebrities. And just a few weeks later comes the Cannes International Festival of Creativity, awarding the best cutting-edge advertising. So put that name on your vacation checklist and follow the link to the article to make it real!