Brittany Region of France – City Walls, Wild Coastlines, and Breton Culture

Occupying a hilly peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean is the French region of Brittany, France’s most north-westerly region. It is a region of dramatic rocky coastlines, charming medieval cities with city walls and cobblestone streets, and locally brewed cider served with Brittany’s most beloved dish – crêpes. Its capital is Rennes, a … More Brittany Region of France – City Walls, Wild Coastlines, and Breton Culture

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region of France – Ski Resorts, Volcanoes, And Fine Gastronomy

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is France’s alpine region, bordering Switzerland and Italy on its eastern border, and includes the northern part of the French Alps. Named for the former Auvergne region, the wide Rhône River, and the French Alps mountains, it’s a region renowned for its diverse landscapes and stunning natural beauty, including some of France’s most iconic … More Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region of France – Ski Resorts, Volcanoes, And Fine Gastronomy

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Region of France – Burgundy Wine and Hilltop Castles

A large rural region in the east of France, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is most famous for its prestigious Burgundy wine country, and is the ancestral home of the Dukes of Burgundy. The prefecture is Dijon, a historic town of grand palaces, perhaps best known for producing the mustard of the same name. Meanwhile, cities such as Beaune … More Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Region of France – Burgundy Wine and Hilltop Castles

Normandy Region Of France – Rugged Beaches, Romantic Châteaux And Camembert Cheese

Located west of Paris and stretching along the coast of the English Channel, the region of Normandy is one of France’s most important historical regions. It is the region of the majestic fortified island of Mont Saint-Michel, one of France’s most iconic sights. It is home to the white cliffs of Étretat and Atlantic resort … More Normandy Region Of France – Rugged Beaches, Romantic Châteaux And Camembert Cheese

Nouvelle-Aquitane Region of France – Basque Country, Bordeaux Wine, and Elegant Atlantic Beaches

Located in the south-west of France is the region of Nouvelle-Aquitane, the country’s largest region. It borders Spain to the south and the Atlantic coast to the west. Nouvelle-Aquitane is an incredibly diverse region that ranges from long, sunny beaches perfect for surfing; vast farmlands of strawberries, plums and tomatoes; colossal sand dunes; and the … More Nouvelle-Aquitane Region of France – Basque Country, Bordeaux Wine, and Elegant Atlantic Beaches

Occitanie Region of France – Pyrénées Mountains, Sunny Beaches and Roman Ruins

Bordering the Mediterranean Sea and Spain along its southern border, Occitanie is a region of sunny beaches, vast wine regions, spectacular mountains, and Roman architecture. Its capital is Toulouse, nicknamed La Ville Rose (the pink city), named for the distinctive pink-hued brickwork which is used in many of the city’s historic buildings. With its wide … More Occitanie Region of France – Pyrénées Mountains, Sunny Beaches and Roman Ruins

Corsica Region of France – The Mediterranean Island of Beaches, Mountains and Citadels

Corsica is a large island in the Mediterranean Sea, and France’s only metropolitan region that isn’t part of the mainland. Corsica is an island of sparkling seas and sunbaked beaches, grandiose coastal fortresses that top sheer clifftops, and dramatic jagged mountain ranges. The vibrant capital of the region, Ajaccio, was the birthplace of France’s first … More Corsica Region of France – The Mediterranean Island of Beaches, Mountains and Citadels

Grand Est Region of France – Medieval Towns Meet Champagne Vineyards

The home of colourful medieval villages, German-influenced cuisine, and the cellar doors of Champagne vineyards, Grand Est is one of France’s most diverse and alluring regions. Occupying the north east corner of France, Grand Est borders Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and Luxembourg, creating a historic crossroads region that fuses Germanic and Romantic European cultures. It is made … More Grand Est Region of France – Medieval Towns Meet Champagne Vineyards

Hauts-de-France Region of France – Belfries and Battlefields of the North

France’s northernmost region is Hauts-de-France, home of strong beer, world war battlefields, incredible Gothic cathedrals, and some of Europe’s busiest ports. The region borders Belgium in the north, and the Atlantic coast on the west, with connections to England via the Channel Tunnel. The region has a strong Flemish influence, with UNESCO listed Belfry towers … More Hauts-de-France Region of France – Belfries and Battlefields of the North

Île-de-France Region of France – Paris, Palaces, and Disneyland

Île-de-France is the name of the region that includes Paris and its surrounds. Sometimes known as the Région Parisienne, Île-de-France is the smallest region of mainland France, but also by far the most populated and most dense. It is one of the most touristic regions in all of Europe. The city of Paris is the … More Île-de-France Region of France – Paris, Palaces, and Disneyland