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France is a European destination filled with rich culture and unforgettable travel opportunities. Here are some of our favorite travel articles and travel blogs on France.

Surfing at Bondi Beach in Australia. Photo by Tourism Australia.

My Top 10 Destinations

Every "top 10" list reflects the unique experiences of its writer. Here is my own biased destinations list.

Lessons from the Beaten Path: Pilgrimage to Lourdes, France

Each year, faith lures five million pilgrims to this religious city in France. I was one of them.
Finding inspiration in Paris, the City of Lights

Finding Your Muse in the City of Lights

Inspiration is easy to find in Paris. Playwright Christina Hamlett explains how she courts her muse.
Five places in Paris to find inspiration.

5 Places in Paris to Inspire Creativity

Paris has inspired many writers and artists over the centuries, and it can inspire you too. New York Times Best Selling Author Denise Grover Swank shares five places in Paris that inspire her creativity.
Paris at sunset. Flickr/Moyan Brenn

Exploring Paris: Why We Love Montparnasse

Famous for its art history, the 14th arrondissement is one of our favorite places in Paris. Here's what to do and see in Montparnasse.
River cruise in France

River Cruising in France: From Paris to Normandy

Sometimes the best way to see a destination is from the water – especially when it means a river cruise in France.

Seeing Green in Paris, France

There's an ecological renaissance going on in the City of Lights.

Logis de France: The Welcome Sign Is Out

Looking for a warm welcome and a comfortable room? This nationwide network of hotels and restaurants is here to help.
A snake princess in the Flower Parade at Carnival in Nice, France. Flickr/rafael rybczynski

Guide to Carnival in Nice, France

Carnival in Nice, France is a huge event. The two-week season is filled with events and parades. Here's what to see and do at Carnival.

Resource Roundup: Barrier-Free Travel Guides

Barrier-free travel guidebooks reviewed!
The L’Impressionniste, a luxury hotel barge by European Waterways, cruises through Burgundy, France. Photo by David Powell

Cruising through Burgundy on a Luxury Hotel Barge

David Powell cruises through Burgundy on the luxury hotel barge, L’Impressionniste. Here's what he experienced in this beautiful part of France.
Travel in Corsica, Straits of Bonifacio

Bonifacio: Corsica’s Gibraltar

Despite its fairy-tale looks, there’s more to Corsica than drawbridges and cobblestone streets.
A sign warning those who enter the Paris catacombs. Photo by Clare Radcliffe Thorne

Underground Paris: Exploring the Catacombs

A mother-daughter trip to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower and dine near the Champs Elysees takes an unexpected turn when they head underground into the city's historic catacombs.
Travel in Prague

Au Revoir Paris, Hello Prague

You may find me, not sipping a velvety Bordeaux in the Marais, but rather, drinking a pilsner in Wenceslas Square.