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Wildlife and nature

Top experiences in France's national parks

8 min readPublished Jun 1, 2021

France has eight national parks, perfect for hiking and wildlife-watching. Here are the top things to do in each one.

The Arc de Tortisse limestone formation in the national park of Mercantour with the upper lake of Vens in the background..
Honeymoon and romance

A weekend in Hyères: the original French Riviera

6 min readPublished Aug 13, 2015

A weekend in the south of France may conjure up thoughts of Cannes or St-Tropez, but if you’re looking to escape the hordes, Hyères is a unique hideaway.

A weekend in Hyères: the original French Riviera