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Best Places to Vacation in France (Besides Paris)

Since it is February, the month of love, why not highlight some of the best destinations in France.


We all know how magical Paris is so let’s skip it for this Blog. France is a treasure trove of exquisite destinations. This beautiful country offers so many unique regions and experiences. Below I am sharing with you some of the best places to vacation in France (besides Paris).  


The charming village of Riquewihr, France

Alsace – Quaint and Charming

  • Explore the fairytale-like villages with cobblestoned streets, colorful buildings with flowers spilling out of flower boxes adorning doors and windows.

  • Savor the delightful blend of French and German influences as you indulge in Alsatian cuisine and wines.

Lovely beach in Biarritz, France

Biarritz  Surfing and Coastal Elegance

  • Explore the breathtaking beaches and watch the amazing surfers.

  • Wander through the historic streets of the old town discovering quaint shops and charming cafes.

Vineyards of Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux – Wine and Gastronomy

  • Sip world-class wines in the renowned vineyards.

  • Delight your taste buds with exquisite French cuisine as you visit picturesque cities with beautiful 18thcentury architecture. 

The glamorous French Riviera, France

Cote D’azur – Glamour and Glitz

  • Relax on the sun-kissed beaches of Nice and Saint-Tropez.

  • Enjoy glamorous and gorgeous seaside towns and vibrant nightlife.


Château de Chambord, Loire Valley

Loire Valley – Castle Hopping

  • Embark on a fairytale journey visiting magnificent castles (châteaux).

  • Revel in the history and opulence of the Loire Valley.

Lavender fields in Provence, France

Provence – a Painter’s Palate

  • Picturesque landscapes of lavender fields, vineyards, and olive groves.

  • Immerse yourself in the rich colors and scents of the countryside.

France is home to some of the most beautiful cities in the world, charming villages, and renowned wine regions. Each area has its own charm and attractions - they are all worth exploring!


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