Category Archives: France

Hiking to Calanque d’En Vau – Best Routes & Insider Tips!

Beach at Calanque d'En Vau near Cassis

The Calanques National Park encompasses an immense natural area of land, sea and semi-urban areas between Marseille and Cassis in the South of France. It’s beloved by locals and visitors alike, who frequent the park’s trails, hiking through native trees and shrub to secluded coves and incredible elevated viewpoints. The Calanques are a series of […]

Discover Cap Taillat – An Easy Day Trip from St Tropez, France

Cap Taillat, St Tropez, France

At the southern end of the Gulf of St Tropez lies a sandy isthmus surrounded by nature. A place to escape the glitz of the Côte d’Azur and enter an untamed paradise. Cap Taillat is somewhat of a local secret. Accessible only by foot or boat, it has escaped the development that shrouds many beaches […]

Visiting the Calanques National Park in France – A Complete Guide

Calanques National Park near Cassis

The Parc National des Calanques is an area of incredible beauty, diverse landscapes and unique cultural heritage. Located in the South of France, and spanning 20km of coastline between Marseille and Cassis, it’s the only European national park to encompass land, sea and urban areas. Maybe you’ve already heard of the Calanques de Cassis or […]

15 Best Airbnbs in Marseille, France – Seaside Escapes to Inner-City Lofts

Best Airbnbs in Marseille, France

The vibrant and edgy city of Marseille is often a visitor’s first port of call when arriving in the South of France, and it welcomes them with an understated attractiveness. Glistening shorelines contrast with grungy backstreets to create a city full of surprise. And the Airbnbs in Marseille are no exception. From stunning seaside villas […]

15 Best Airbnbs in Avignon, France – From Floating Homes to Inner-City Sanctuaries

Best Airbnbs in Avignon

The Provençal city of Avignon was built to house kings and enlightened artists, when the popes made this their home after departing Rome in the 14th century. The impressive architecture of Old Town and its deep stone walls now house some of the best Airbnbs in Avignon, centred around the Palais des Papes (Popes’ Palace) […]

Aix-en-Provence Market Days

Aix-en-Provence Market Day

Aix-en-Provence is a foodie’s haven, with entire streets devoted to small trattorias, delicatessens, cafés and bars. It’s no surprise then, that the Aix-en-Provence markets are a gourmet experience. They’re a place to indulge all five senses, and a joy to wander, working up an appetite between breakfast and lunch or as a place to socialise […]

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