Fun things to do for the family in La Rochelle France

18 Nov

Anyone who’s ever been to La Rochelle knows that it’s the essence of charm and style. A pretty harbour surrounded by cafés and stalls. Historic twin towers stand watch and usher in the Atlantic,  ancient covered arcades and narrow streets that lead to the market. An effortless southern style in a western corner of France. […]

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Langres Haute-Marne | The secret part of Champagne

16 Nov

  Haute-Marne, the secret part of Champagne The Haute-Marne department of Champagne is not as famous as its sister department the Marne. There you’ll discover the legendary towns of  Reims and Epernay, famous for their Champagne domains and much more. Haute-Marne though, is a beautiful part of the region and there’s lots to discover here […]

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The famous thermal baths of Saint Gervais Haute Savoie

30 Jul

Saint-Gervais-les-Bains is in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It’s only a short distance from Italy, Switzerland and Mont Blanc and as ski resorts go, it’s relatively quiet. The village of Saint Gervais has been a popular ski destination for decades. However, it’s still a pretty village which has kept some […]

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Take the tram to Mont Blanc for a thrilling ride in the French Alps

15 Jun

Like any ski resort, come spring, summer or winter, there are activities a plenty for you to choose from in Saint Gervais (in the Chamonix Valley). Quite apart from the skiing and walking, you could opt for mountaineering, ice skating, paragliding or swimming. But if you want a slightly more effortless kind of adventure, why […]

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