Considering visiting the resting place of as many as a million Parisians, now one of the most visited cemeteries in the world? Established in 1804, the cemetery was named for the confessor to King Louis VIX, "the Sun King", Pere (Father) de la Chaise, who lived on the site where the chapel now sits. Check out these tips before your next visit!
If you're looking for an easy and enjoyable day trip from Paris, look no further than the charming town of Fontainebleau and its adjacent Chateau de Fontainebleau, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll enjoy all the beauty and grandeur of an iconic French Chateau, without the hordes of crowds at Versailles.
With a now-ironic name reflecting its original origins, "The Swamp" isn't a terribly appealing moniker - however, Le Marais has grown to become one of Paris' most appealing neighborhoods and you'll definitely want to spend at least half a day exploring its medieval streets on your next trip to the City of Lights.
The newest, and nicest, addition to Hilton's Curio Collection in Paris is a stone's throw from the Seine, the Champs Elysees, and some of the most prestigious shopping in the city. Wondering how the major renovation turned out?
Should you make it your home base in the City of Lights?
Overflowing with enticing options at every turn, Paris's Left Bank, La Rive Gauche, including the historic students' stomping grounds, is now a salubrious mix of the top tourist attractions in the city, lovely shopping, and charming restaurants.
Wondering how to spend your time and where to eat when you're visiting the Eiffel Tower, Place des Invalides, and the Musee Rodin? Check out these suggestions!
One of the most-visited sites in Rome, the Roman Forum is an architectural marvel. Wondering which bits you won't want to miss? Check out these easy tips and learn a bit about the history before you visit!
Looking to visit ancient Roman sites without all the tourist crowds? Stop by the Baths of Diocletian - and explore where Romans got their gossip 2,000 years ago!
Nestled in the often-disputed Alsace Lorraine, the unparalleled city of Strasbourg is the perfect blend of French glamour and German style. Home to the European Parliament, it's a bustling city that hasn't lost its quaint charm.
Florence - the birthplace of the Renaissance and the capital of stunning Tuscany, could keep anyone occupied for years. But, if you only have two nights, what all can you fit in?
Rome's preserved, ancient architecture is visible throughout The Eternal City - around every corner there's a pillar, a fresco, or...a Pantheon. In search of a Roman city frozen in time and outside of the city center, the treasures of Pompeii, south of Naples, are where most people head. Ostia Antica, the former Roman port city, is to Pompeii what Fontainebleau is to Versailles - all of the history, a small, small fraction of the crowds.
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