Travel tourism

"We never go as far as when we do not know where we are going."
Christopher Colombus


"The thousand-kilometer travel begins at the first step."
Lao-Tzu

This section of the site offers articles describing all sorts of destinations in France and beyond. Weekend ideas, outdoors or city or longer stays.

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Turin Palace Hotel

Turin Palace Hotel

A nice hotel in the city center of Turin. Located a few meters from the central station Porta Nova, by which trains arrive from the Alps (Oulx for the High Alpine...). The hotel has a really nice spa, ideal for relaxing after a day out in the city center, between shopping or cultural visits.

Turin

Week end in Turin

The capital of Piedmont, Italy, is less than two hours of transport, three maximum, many cities in the Alps (Briançon, Grenoble, Aosta, Nice, Geneva, Albertville, Chambery or Chamonix). It takes no more time to get there from major European cities via Caselle International Airport and Turin. We offer you in this blog article some good addresses, outings unavoidable or visits of interest.

Altitude Jazz Festival

Altitude Jazz Festival

A beautiful twelfth edition of the Jazz Festival of the Briancon Valley. Atmosphere of celebration, beautiful lights, viewers swaying to the rhythms of music. We offer you some pictures of a small selection of concerts we had the chance to wait.

Altitude Jazz Festival 2018

Altitude Jazz Festival 2018

A beautiful twelfth edition of the Jazz Festival of the Briançon Valley. Atmosphere of celebration, beautiful lights, spectators swaying to the rhythms of music. We offer you some pictures of a small selection of concerts we had the chance to attend.

Maison du Soleil in Saint-Véran

Sun museum at Saint-Véran

The House of the Sun in Saint Véran is worth the detour. The venue has several high-performance instruments allowing live solar observations. A short video presents the places in the depths of Queyras.

Small train and panorama on the Swiss Alps

Panorama of the Swiss Alps from Brienzer Rothorn

The summit, at only 2351 meters above sea level, offers a panoramic view of Lake Brienz, Interlaken but also on many northern faces of the Swiss Alps, more precisely on the Bernese Alps. A nice little train will avoid any muscular fatigue while a café restaurant will allow you to admire the panorama comfortably seated.

Stop to visit the village of Moustiers

Moustiers Saint Marie

The small village of Moustiers, in the Alpes de Haute-Provence, seeking to protect itself from the mistral, snuggles under the ridges of Mount Denier and the plateau of the same name. The number of tourists in full season will impress the visitor in search of authenticity of Provence, even if the place keeps an undeniable charm in any season.

An early spring in Copenhagen

Spring in Copenhagen

Some pictures of the beautiful Danish capital in the form of video and photos. Denmark has just under 6 million inhabitants, a tenth of which live in Copenhagen. You are here at 55 ° lattitude North, the arrival of the beautiful days free minds and bodies eager to bask in the sun.

Vienna in Austria

Vienna in Austria

The Austrian capital has a traditional and classic face but also a more modern face. Many also consider the city as the capital of the Balkans. While walking in the streets one regularly crosses the inhabitants coming from the former Yugoslavia. Going up the beautiful Danube you will reach the Hungarian capital after about 200 km passing through Bratislava on the Slovakian border...

French Rivera from the sky

French Rivera from the sky

The French Riviera has attracted the world for over a century. A holiday resort for the European nobility, then the bourgeoisie and finally the largest number, it is a magnificent space, inevitably, heavily occupied by human constructions in its coastal zone. Aerial photos often allow a better understanding of what is happening between Cannes and Menton via Nice and Monaco...

Torino Outlet

Torino Outlet

A new shopping center in the suburbs of Turin will delight fans of shopping whether they are compulsive or casual. Many famous brands are present and offer products at discount prices throughout the year. A small glimpse of the place and potential good deals...

Saint Tropez

Saint Tropez

Everything was probably said about the Provencal village of Saint Tropez, a former fishing village, nestled in a bay whose waters are protected by the Mistral fervours. The village, like Janus, has two faces, one summer crowded, teeming and the other more serene the rest of the year, except school holidays. We offer you an exploration of virtual visits from the citadel, as well as some images here and there made out of season.

Fine circulation in Turin

Fine circulation in Turin

Many tourists and visitors, including Italians, major cities of the peninsula have more often than not the very unpleasant surprise to receive tickets several months after their visit. Racket Turin and traffic scams in areas reserved for local residents or lack of information and vigilance of motorists?

Val d'Aoste

Val d'Aoste

A long valley on the other side of Chamonix, just east of Mont Blanc enjoying an Italian Dolce Vita atmosphere. Many centers of interest and natural places more majestic than the others allow you to spend a relaxing or dynamic stay.

Marrakech

Marrakech

The beautiful city of Marrakech in Morocco is fabulous. A town in the country, an oasis at the foot of the Atlas. The impression that the surrounding plains and mountains constantly feed the imperial city as native visitors. Marrakech, one of the most touristic cities in the world, a veritable oasis, in the middle of a vast arid plain almost desert, at the foot of the High Atlas, attracts many tourists.

Visiting Rome

Visiting Rome

Rome, ancient city, immortalized forever by Federico Fellini in his film the "Dolce Vita" is an invitation to travel, to the discovery of the history of Western civilization.
A veritable open air museum, Rome is full of treasures, big and small, to be discovered during your wanderings in the various districts of the capital. Whether you are alone, in a couple, with your family or with friends, the city of Rome will not leave you indifferent.

Chapel "Le Corbusier"

Chapel "Le Corbusier"

The Chapel Notre Dame du Haut on the hill of Bourlémont (commune of Ronchamp), in Burgundy Franche Comté, will offer you a moment of calm and relaxation; especially if you find the way to visit places outside school holiday periods or "big" religious celebrations.

"Voyage en quête de lumière"

"Voyage en quête de lumière"

We recommend reading this beautiful and big book about 60 years of travel around the world. The east, near and far, constituting the main destinations of the book. This blog article offers short excerpts and some pictures. Book's extract : "The coming of the great age gives us the privilege to contemplate our own life with the necessary distance to better understand it".

Nice French riviera

Nice is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Sweet in winter and lively in summer but always very cosmopolitan. The city has always attracted many artists, notably inspiring painters for its beautiful lights... especially the days after the rain.

Nice Carnival

Despite this terrible attack of July 14, 2016, Nice remains a festive city especially with its carnival which takes place in February each year for two weeks.