Tourangeaux describe their town: “C’est le mini-Paris” and in the past it has acted as the temporary capital.Continue reading “Time In Tours”
We were troglodytes living in a cozy partial-cave that had once been a part of the Castle’s corner tower.Continue reading “Troglodytes in Chinon”
The Loire Valley is known for its vineyards, orchards, farms, historic towns and UNESCO listed Châteaux.Continue reading “Châteaux of the Loire Valley”
The road from Roubaix led us to Lille and Arras and the stunningly beautiful WWI Vimy Ridge Memorial.Continue reading “Roubaix, Arras and Lille”
Touring Normandie France in alphabetical order was unplanned, we began with Arromanches, Bayeux & Caen.Continue reading “ABC’s of Normandie, France”
A lasting memory of these two northeastern French cities may be the dozens of intricate shop signs, the majestic swans a-swimming and the amazing outdoor Christmas decorations.
There are written historical records from the early 13th century referring to Mulhouse but local stories and legends date back as far as the first century.
This delightful city in the Alsace region of France, similar to so many European cities, has an interesting and colorful history.
Annecy and Voiron are both beautiful little towns that we wanted to visit so we booked our train tickets and off we went exploring. Trains are comfortable, spacious, fast and timely making traveling around France sooooo easy.
“There is a mountain at the end of every street.” Grenoble is often described in this way and we wholeheartedly agree! Then, when the Alps are covered in snow; they become breathtakingly beautiful.