Tag Archives: France

Festivals Happening Around the World in July

Pflasterspektakel

The summery (at least for the Northern Hemisphere) month of July is host to a number of exciting festivals around the globe. From America’s Independence Day to the Darwin Beer Can Regatta, here are some of the month’s most fascinating festivals.

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July 16, 2014 by | 4 Comments

Meet a Guide: Veronique Flayol in Marseille

Meet Viator tour guide Veronique Flayol

Meet Viator tour guide Veronique Flayol.

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June 9, 2014 by | Comments Off on Meet a Guide: Veronique Flayol in Marseille

Meet a Guide: Private Guide Ariane Villette in Paris

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Meet Ariane Villette, one of Viator’s local experts on Paris and a real favorite among travelers on our private guide network.

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March 18, 2014 by | Comments Off on Meet a Guide: Private Guide Ariane Villette in Paris

Provence Lavender Tour

Gordes

Provence is a beautiful region of southeastern France with varied landscapes and many medieval villages. In the summer, some of the highlights of visiting this region are tasting the fruit and vegetables harvested here, as well as observing the lavender fields in bloom. The Provence Lavender Half-Day trip covers all of these features with a […]

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July 26, 2013 by | Comments Off on Provence Lavender Tour

Impressionist Art Tours in Paris

The Pont Neuf

For Impressionism aficionados, there’s no better city on the planet to visit than Paris. From the Musée d’Orsay to the Musée de l’Orangerie, from the banks of the Seine to the Gare St Lazare, Impressionism is dotted across the city and its surrounding villages in one way or another. The movement was born here in […]

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July 15, 2013 by | Comments Off on Impressionist Art Tours in Paris

Behind the Scenes Tour at the Eiffel Tower

The effervescent Eiffel!

For me, a visit to Paris is never complete without a view of the Eiffel Tower, and this time, I decided to take a closer look at my favorite Parisian monument on a behind the scenes tour at the Eiffel Tower. Fittingly, our tour began at the base of the tower in front of a […]

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June 27, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Cooking Classes Around the World

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One of the best ways to learn about a country, its people, history and its culture is through its food. Tasting the recipes and spices from around the world that are unique to a country or city can help you connect to a place, and bonding with people over food – even if you don’t […]

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June 12, 2013 by | Comments Off on Cooking Classes Around the World

10 Best Places to Hike in the World

Mount Cook in New Zealand

Whether climbing Everest is at the top of your bucket list or you’d prefer a gentle hike through the British countryside, the world is full of jaw-dropping natural landscapes that beg to be discovered on foot. From Iceland’s otherworldly topography to unveiling the real Middle Earth in New Zealand, here are 10 of the best […]

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April 22, 2013 by | 3 Comments

The 10 Most Beautiful Cemeteries in the World

Primosten Cemetery, Croatia. Photo by Jessica Speigel

While it might seem like a strange thing to add to your vacation to-do list, visiting beautiful cemeteries when you travel can be an interesting way to learn about a place’s history – not to mention see some of its most stunning landscapes.

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March 28, 2013 by | 3 Comments

Meet Private Tour Guide Beatrice Martin in Bordeaux, France

Beatrice, private tour guide in Bordeaux

Although originally from France, Beatrice has been living and traveling in foreign countries for much of her life. After studying Travel and Marketing in the United States, Beatrice spent a few years living in Spain, where she worked for an international hotel company. Her travels then brought her to southern Turkey, which she opened her […]

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March 26, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Private Tour Guide Beatrice Martin in Bordeaux, France