When you walk down Besalú's cobbled streets or cross the 12th-century bridge that straddles the Fluvià river, it can feel like you're back in a time when this charming village of just 2,500 people was the capital of an entire Medieval county.
The Parc Naturel Régional des Volcans d’Auvergne is the largest regional park in Europe and is home to four volcanic giants. The youngest volcanoes in the region (8000 years old!) form the famous Chaine des Puys the most impressive being the Puy de Dome.
It is named the l’Ile de Beauté (The Island of Beauty) for a reason the entire island is gorgeous! However, the Gulf of Porto has a reputation as one of the most beautiful places in Corsica.
The sea, the Rhone, the horses running in the water, pink flamingos taking flight over the salt ponds…The Camargue Regional Nature Park is a marvel! This huge and protected wetland is located in the Rhône Delta along the Mediterranean coast.
This beautiful medieval city includes the magnificent Basilica of Saint-Nazaire and le Château Comtal. The Roman city of Carcassonne has been in existence since the first century and was transformed into a fortress in the ninth century to defend the city against the Spanish.