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16 Things to do in and around Lake Annecy France

Many people have heard of Lake Annecy France, but not many are aware of how many wonderful things there are to do in and around it. From the oh-so-charming and beautiful old town of Annecy to the surrounding countryside to the nearby mountains, the Annecy mountains region is busting with fantastic activities, jaw-dropping beauty, and …

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What to Do in Paris, France, for a Week (2022) | A Petit 7-Day Itinerary

Eager to explore the city of love, but you’re not sure what to do in Paris, France, for a week? Raise your hand if this sounds like a familiar situation. Trust me. You wouldn’t be the first.  Not because of a lack of things to do, though. The exact opposite, the city teems with a …

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28 Interesting Things to do in Normandy (2022) You’ll Love

From cider to battlefields to medieval towns to calvados, there is such a broad range of interesting things to do in Normandy. Just a short train trip from Paris or via one of the four local cross-Channel ports, Normandy combines heritage, culture, gastronomy plus both the seaside and the countryside. Here are 28 fantastic things …

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Discover Paris at Night (2022) | 27 Things To Fall in Love With

Paris is known by many names: the city of love, and the city of lights. The city is, above all else, a true melting pot of fashion, art, and culture. It’s no surprise that, just like love and lights, the city comes alive at night. Join me and we’ll discover what makes Paris at night …

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12 Fantastic Things to do in Vaujany France (2022) Beyond Skiing

When the French government built Grand’Maison hydroelectric dam in the 1980s the small town of Vaujany (permanent population 350) suddenly found itself 3 million euros wealthier each year thanks to the rent it received. This income has allowed Vaujany to invest heavily in its infrastructure and offer world class facilities in a charming and quintessentially …

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16 Fantastic Things to do in Grenoble (2022) You’ll Love

Lovely little Grenoble is the gateway town into the French Alpes in the southeast of France. It is small but it is packed with charm and fantastic things to do. The city is well known for the prestigious University of Grenoble. It is a world-renowned research institution and is known as one of the best …

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35 Things to do in Bordeaux (2022) You’ll Love

I knew I was going to enjoy Bordeaux when I landed and saw vineyards at the airport! Bordeaux is reasonably often referred to as a mini Paris. It is just as beautiful, easier to navigate and the locals are definitely friendlier. It is home to 362 historic monuments and after Paris, it has the largest …

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