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France, is in Western Europe, it encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages, battlefields and Mediterranean beaches. Paris, its capital, is known for its fashion houses, varied art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. The country is famous for its wines and sophisticated cuisine. Lascaux’s ancient cave drawings, Lyon’s Roman theater and the vast Palace of Versailles attest to its rich history. See France with help from Wyld Family Travel’s detailed France travel guides. 

17 doable day trips from Strasbourg France

17 doable day trips from Strasbourg France

There are a number of amazing day trips from Strasbourg that can be made to destinations in France, Germany, and Switzerland. Strasbourg is the capital of the Alsace region in France. An exciting city in its own right bursting with museums, culture, history and a...

Exploring the highlights of Provins France in a day

Exploring the highlights of Provins France in a day

Located 90 kilometres south-east of Paris is an ancient medieval town known as Provins. Provins makes an amazing day trip from Paris. History tells us the town once lied in the lands of the Counts of Champagne. Charlemagne himself sent an Abbot from Paris to...

One day in Strasbourg France

One day in Strasbourg France

Most people spend one day in Strasbourg exploring the sites of this amazing city. Wandering the world-famous streets is the top of many people's bucket list. The food, culture and the sheer beauty draw people in from all over the world. Strasbourg is the capital of...

Crossing the English Channel with DFDS ferry service.

Crossing the English Channel with DFDS ferry service.

There are plenty of options for you when looking to travel from England to France or vice versa. There are ferries, air travel and the channel tunnel. But what is the best way to actually make that journey? We choose the DFDS ferry service DFDS is the leading ferry...

Things to do in Colmar France

Things to do in Colmar France

Exploring Colmar is like jumping into a fairytale. Amazing coloured wooden house, blooming flowers and colours, stalks on roofs, the sort of stuff that inspired stories like Beauty and the Beast. Colmar is charming, enchanting and absolutely captivating for all its an...

How to get from Frankfurt to Strasbourg

How to get from Frankfurt to Strasbourg

Strasbourg is one of the most popular cities in France for tourists and rightly so. The fairy tale village is beyond beautiful in any season and people flock there to experience it. Tourists wander the streets and squares of the cobbled stone old city eating, drinking...

Things to do in Strasbourg with teenagers

Things to do in Strasbourg with teenagers

Strasbourg is the capital of the amazing Alsace region of France. Strasbourg has a long history of being part of France then Germany then France and so on. A long battle between the two countries to claim this amazing region has made it one of the most picturesque...

How to get from Paris to Strasbourg

How to get from Paris to Strasbourg

Strasbourg is the picture-perfect capital city of the Alsace in the northeast of France. People flock daily to this picturesque town to wander its perfect streets and bask in the history of the area. It is very easy to get from Paris to Strasbourg with today's...

Visiting Chateau Haut Koenigsbourg in France

Visiting Chateau Haut Koenigsbourg in France

Chateau Haut Koenigsbourg sits upon its mountain at an altitude of 800 meters like a King overlooking his kingdom. What a kingdom he had to gaze upon, the Alsace Region of France is ripe with grapes, fruits and all types of produce growing everywhere on the upper...

How to get from Paris to Colmar

How to get from Paris to Colmar

For 6 weeks every year, all the roads in France seem to lead from Paris to Colmar in the Alsace region. The Colmar Christmas Market is one of the most traditional and popular markets in Europe and it is at the top of many lists as a must-visit destination in France....

How to get from Freiburg to Colmar

How to get from Freiburg to Colmar

In this article we are going to look at how to get from Freiburg Germany to Colmar in France Freiburg in Germany is an ideal place to visit if you want to access The Black Forest region, enjoy Christmas Markets and the Alsace region of France. Colmar France is just...

How to get from Basel to Colmar

How to get from Basel to Colmar

Many travellers to Switzerland take the opportunity to visit neighbouring regions such as the Alsace in France and Baden-Württemberg in Germany during their stay in Switzerland. Being so close together the call to easily visit another country is too hard to ignore for...

How to get from Strasbourg to Colmar

How to get from Strasbourg to Colmar

Many travellers to the Alsace Region in France make a trip from the capital Strasbourg to Colmar to visit one of the most picturesque towns known to man. Not only is Colmar a beautiful place to look at, it is also a wine connoisseur's playground and the food that is...

Things to do in Paris with teenagers

Things to do in Paris with teenagers

Ahh Paris, the city of love. Many people visit Paris for a romantic getaway, a proposal or a weekend of fine dining and extravagance but what happens when you have to drag your teenager or two along with you for your epic Paris visit? Is visiting Paris with teenagers...

Devouring Paris food tour with Devour Tours

Devouring Paris food tour with Devour Tours

Food tours, they used to bring me out in a cold sweat. Our first ever food tour was with Devour Seville in 2015 and I remember Marley refusing to eat so many things I wasn't sure if we would ever go on another again. I was so worried that Jamie our guide would be...

The Paris Pass in 2 days

The Paris Pass in 2 days

One of the first big cities we were visiting in Europe was Paris and while we have been there a couple of times before there is still so much to see and do in Paris. We had no idea what to do and where to go on our 3-day visit to Paris but luckily the Paris Pass gave...

5 luxury things to do in France

5 luxury things to do in France

A trip to France conjures up many different thoughts for many different people. Most people would naturally think of the Eiffel Tower or the Champs Elysees. These are certainly must do’s while visiting France but there are so many other great luxury things to do in...

Experience Aristocracy at these 5 Castles in France

Experience Aristocracy at these 5 Castles in France

Thinking of France, most of us would visualize the iconic Eiffel Tower, deliciously crunchy baguettes, and endless vineyards. Sooner or later; however, a vision of a grand chateau is likely to emerge among these thoughts. From sprawling walled palaces to steep hilltop...

The best places to visit in Alsace

The best places to visit in Alsace

Every town in the Alsace France is like a postcard, beautifully coloured house's, cobbled stone streets, small streams and stalks nesting on roofs. Alsace towns make you feel like you are stepping into a 1600's canvas painted by one of the masters. Colours and designs...

What to see in Montmartre Bohemian Paris

What to see in Montmartre Bohemian Paris

  As I woke on our first morning in Paris, I slowly opened the blinds to expose the sun coming up shining its light on Sacré-Coeur Basilica. What to see in Montmartre I thought to myself. One of the advantages of being an early riser is the peace, quiet and...