At VINGT Paris, we aren’t just experts in everything Paris; we also get out and about around France too – helping to enhance our expertise in all things French. As well as visiting other parts of the country through our VINGT Global offering, where we bring you the finest properties for sale in France and other parts of the world, we also love travelling throughout the country for the sheer pleasure. Here, we have curated a selection of great things to do across France – and beyond. Read on to discover more….
Image: Daniel Schoenen The far east of France, Strasbourg is the capital of Alsace-Lorraine, a region that has changed hands between the Germans and the French over history, which gives the city a bi-national flavour in its quaint wooden architecture, language, food and culture… Read more
The Cote d’Azur offers much more than the blockbuster cities of Nice and Cannes – nestled amongst the rocky crests and twisting curves of the southern coast of France lie some spectacular natural scenery, quaint villages and some excellent cultural destinations. Basing yourself… Read more
Images: Susie Hollands Head off the well-trodden Provence tourist trail to medieval town Uzès in neighbouring region Gard. This a sun-drenched patch of fertile Languedoc land features the distinctive stark Mediterranean landscapes and is known for its wine, produce, textiles and ceramics. Each May the… Read more
Text: Susie Hollands Images: Moritz P and Alex Janssen Everything in Aix is close and walkable which, along with the warm and laid-back Southern vibe, makes it a very relaxing destination. Search for the Dolphin fountain (the city is nicknamed for its thousand fountains) and… Read more
Words: Susie Hollands Images: Tony Tidswell, Susie Hollands PÉZENAS Pézenas is a fascinating medieval town – from the 16th and 17th centuries it was the capital city of the Languedoc region, between Montpellier and Beziers. Once a Roman city, the remarkably well-preserved streets in the… Read more
Words: Susie Hollands Images: Susie Hollands and La Mirande Perhaps best known for its annual theatre festival, the light that captivated impressionist Vincent Van Gogh during his convalescence, and of course that bridge – Avignon is well worth the trip from Paris or further afield,… Read more