Not too far from Dijon you’ll find the quaint medieval village of Semur-en-Auxois. Built on a bluff and more than half encircled by the Armançon river, Semur-en-Auxois makes for a wonderful day of wandering cobblestone streets and tasting the delicious food and wine of the Burgundy region. Continue reading
Known for being the final resting place for French Kings, the Basilica Cathedral of Saint Denis is a must for anyone interested in French history and those who love a good medieval Gothic cathedral. Continue reading
Last week I took a little day-trip to see Kim in Charlottesville and pick apples at Carter Mountain Orchard. What a place!
Over the past few years I’ve learned some hard lessons on taking day-trips in France. Here’s a bit of advice to help you avoid doing the same! Continue reading
Quickly becoming overrun with tourists, Saint-Cirq Lapopie is just about the most charming village in France. It is located in southwestern France and would definitely be a lovely day trip from Toulouse or if you’re exploring the southwest region. Need more convincing? Check out these amazing photos!
(Found on Pinterest via http://lookingforwardtosomething.tumblr.com/post/57646482743/tassels-st-cirq-lapopie-france )
(Via Laurence Delderfield )
They have a sweet little website about the city and here is an article about the masses of tourists. I’d totally visit in the fall in an effort to miss them!