Carcassonne

Carcassonne is the prefecture of the department of Aude in the Occitania region, in France. The city is between Toulouse and Montpellier. At the last census of 2014, the commune counted 45,941 inhabitants called « Carcassonnais ». I know this town well because I went every summer when I was young because I had family. I stayed there several…

Annecy

I went to the city of Annecy during the holiday of Christmas and I liked this city very much. Annecy is a commune in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, the prefecture of the Haute-Savoie department and is nicknamed « the pearl of the French Alps » or « Venice of the Alps », in France. This idyllic and touristic representation is…

French Riviera

The French Riviera often rhymes with luxury, paradise of the jetset, show-biz stars … Some hate it, others adore it, because you find everything and its opposite. There are both very luxurious and very wild places. We decided with my friend Marion to discover the French Riviera in August. This was not easy given the number…

Corsica

Corsica is an island and a French territorial community located in the Mediterranean Sea in the south of France, as you can see on the map below. This island is divided into two departments (Corse-du-Sud and Haute-Corse) and has with an area of 8,700 km2. It has about 320,000 inhabitants. I visited this island twice…

Paris

Paris, capital of France, is a city of world renown. It is divided into 20 districts (same principle as the cities of Lyon and Marseille) and is the most populous city in France and the 29th most populated in the world with 2.2 million inhabitants. Symbol of French culture, Paris is home to many monuments:…

Toulouse

I live in Toulouse since just 4 month. My mother lives there since 4 years, so I have already come several times. Called « Pink City » (due to the color of local traditional building material, terracotta brick), is a commune in south-west and south of France, fourth most populous commune of France, after Paris, Marseille and…

Montpellier

Montpellier is a commune in the Hérault department in Occitania in southwestern France. Its location is very advantageous: On a major axis of communication joining Spain to the west and Italy to the east, but also to the edge of the Mediterranean Sea. Montpellier is the eighth commune of France by its population. Montpellier is…