Theatre Antique d’Orange (Rue Madeleine Roch, 84100 Orange) – located in the provincial town of Orange, at the heart of the Rhône Valley (an hour’s drive northwest of the port city of Marseille), this is an ancient Roman theater (reputed to be the best-preserved anywhere in Europe). The Theatre owes its fame in particular to […]
Biarritz (Pyrenees Atlantique department) – this is a popular seaside town located in France’s southwest, along the Bay of Biscay – within 40 minutes driving distance of the Spanish border. This is a major town within France’s Basque Country (which extends southward into Spain, which becomes “Pais Vasco”). Biarritz was known as a resort town […]
Beaulieu (Rue Gaëtan Rondeau, Nantes) – with 120 retailers under one roof, this is the largest shopping center in Nantes. Most of the brands found here are local (French), along with some international ones, such as Esprit, Guess, H&M, and Mango, among others.
Alsace Sightseeing Tours (Alsace region / northeastern France) – this northeastern region is one of France’s wine-growing regions, with its own rich culinary history. Along with wine production, Strasbourg (which is one of Alsace’s main towns) is by many considered to be the capital of the foie gras, the fat goose or duck liver, ever […]
Ayers Rock (4 rue Désirée, 69001 Lyon) – this rock club stands out among others in France, since this one has adopted an Australian theme (celebrating all things from that far-flung country). It plays a mix of rock tunes from the 80s to the present, including famed Australian musicians such as INXS, Men at Work, […]