Exploring France Beyond Paris

France is a beautiful country and the only thing that some people associate it with is Paris. While Paris is an amazing city, there are so many other things to do and places to see in France! From traditional villages nestled along riverbanks to sandy dunes stretching out into endless horizons, read on for our favorite hidden gems in France.

Cannes Film Festival & Beaches

If you are a movie buff, then the Cannes Film Festival is an event that you should absolutely attend. It happens every May and it’s one of the biggest events in cinema worldwide! The festival itself takes place along the French Riviera coastline which means beaches are not far away either! You can’t go wrong with this combination. 

Picturesque Villages

If you’re looking for a more traditional and idyllic France, look no further than the stunning villages peppered throughout the countryside. They are often perched on hills with amazing views of the surrounding areas – it’s like a postcard come to life! Some of our favorites include Annecy, Roussillon, Gordes, and Bonnieux. 

River Cruises

Did you know that France has some amazing river cruises? You can cruise along the Seine River and see all of the beautiful sights Paris has to offer – but from a different perspective. Plus, there are other river cruises that take you through different parts of France that will show you some of the country’s most stunning landscapes. 

Champagne Tasting in Champagne

“I’m tasting the stars” – no trip to France is complete without indulging in some world-renowned champagne directly from the source. Forget wine tasting, champagne tasting is the new thing to do! There are a number of champagne houses that you can visit throughout France and each one offers something different. You’ll taste, see some history, and learn about how it’s made – win-win!


If you’re looking for something a little bit more rich in history, why not visit the walled city of Carcassonne? It’s one of the best-preserved medieval towns in all of Europe and is home to some amazing castles and fortified villages.  It’s definitely worth a visit if you’re interested in history and architecture.

Dune du Pilat

Lastly, one of the most unique things to do in France is to explore the sand dunes near Saint-Tropez. Dune du Pilat is the tallest sand dune in Europe and it has amazing views of the surrounding areas!  It’s definitely worth a visit if you’re looking for an adventure.

There are so many amazing things to do and see in France that don’t involve Paris – you’ll be spoiled for choice! So what are you waiting for? To start planning your once-in-a-lifetime adventure to France, schedule your complimentary consultation call today.


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