More Adventures in Southwest France: The Pyrénées Region
The Pyrénées Region Every corner of France contains landscapes, history, food, and unique treasures. The southwest corner is no exception. It may be off the beaten path, but well worth the trek. Go by train to Bordeaux...
Annecy, Jewel of the Alps
Pearl of the Alps Annecy, nestled near Switzerland and Italy, has been called the pearl of the Alps. See it and you’ll agree. It has also been named the Venice of the Alps, an image that leads us to the river Thiou, as...
20 Day Trips from Nice
20 Day Trips from Nice Nice is a great city worth seeing all its own. You can spend two or more days there but it’s a better idea to keep it as your base for nearby visits to the region. There are endless...
18 Travel Tips for a Great Trip
In this post, you’ll find 18 curated travel tips from reliable sources. They will enhance your travels to any destination, including France. Recently, I had the privilege of attending a live interview with Rick Steves,...
Travel Resources from Oliver’s France
France Travel Tools for you! If you’ve been around Oliver’s France a little while, you might know it’s an AD-FREE RESOURCE for France-lovers all over the planet. In addition to helpful posts twice monthly, Oliver’s...
A Spa in France
French Spas There are two types of spas in France. One is focused on health improvements and the other, a bit more familiar, is for relaxation and pampering. First, some cultural background on the first type, the cure...
Travel and Language Resources
Hit the Road: Free eBook!
There’s something special about seeing France by car. The freedom to set your pace, to see the out-of-the way places. Here are 5 Made-for-You road trips in 5 of the loveliest regions of France. Free 34-page eBook. Just rent a car and go!
Magical Paris: Over 100 Things to Do Across Paris
Magical Paris: The places you most want to see, as well as places you’ve never read about anywhere. Magical Paris gives both, not just tourist hubs, but ALL of Paris. All across Paris…discover the magic.
A French Garden: The Loire Valley
Here’s a place you might see only in your dreams, but it’s just an hour south of Paris … the Loire Valley. This is your guide for this enchanted place, with all you’ll need for an unforgettable trip.
Real French for Travelers Online Course
Learn travel French online…a great way to prepare for your trip to France! Whether you’re starting from zero or needing a good review, this course fits your schedule. It’s yours to keep. Click the image to learn more.
FREE French Mini-Course: Polite Words and Expressions
Get ready for your trip to France with this FREE online mini-course covering polite words and expressions. Video lessons will tell you how, what, and when to say polite expressions and greetings in France.
Real French for Travelers: The Book
When you go to France, why grab your phrasebook when you can learn REAL French? Simple chapters will take you from zero to past tense in clear lessons. Tons of travel vocabulary, too! (Also in online course)
Regions of France
Everything under the sun . . .
More things to do in France and travel tips, too!
Along with travel tips that will help you have a great trip, there are many activities you can do in France. (Hiking, biking, boating, cooking classes, language study vacations . . . ) Have a look at this Alphabetical List (click the button) to find what you’re looking for!