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Beaujolais Nouveau: the feast of young wine

On the third Thursday of November each year, all of France celebrates the day of Beaujolais Nouveau (young wine of Beaujolais). This is a newer tradition, and there are questions about young wine — should you drink it? Let's take a look at this unique tradition.

How do they make Beaujolais Nouveau?

The wine-making region of Beaujolais belongs to Burgundy, but this wine is not called or considered Burgundy. It's made with a different variety of grapes, and processed with different technology.

A guide for visiting the Loire castles in France

The Loire valley is home to many famous castles: Chenonceau, Chambord, Blois are some of the most well-known. Thousands of tourists visit these priceless architectural structures every year. We would like to tell you what's worth seeing as well as share some practical advice. You'll find a map of Loire's castles in this article as well. The article's author has been to all these castles, so you're getting firsthand knowledge of the area. 

Tour the Loire Valley castles in your car

The Loire Valley is a region that's perfect for tourists. You'll find luxurious views, abbeys, historical monuments, light wines from local grapes, and of course, Renaissance era castles. The best way to see the valley is to travel by car, so you can see the most interesting places without rushing, take time to enjoy traditional French dishes, beautiful nature, and experience the local romantic spirit to the fullest. 

What to see in Normandy: the cities worth visiting

Normandy is a historical region in the north-western part of France, on the English Channel between Picardie and Brittany. It's the home of the famous Camembert cheese, and Parisians like to spend a weekend there to relax. Upper Normandy is praised for its apple orchards and cider, flooded meadows and amazing dairy products, secret provincial places, and fashionable resorts. Lower Normandy is famous for sunny Atlantic beaches and strong Calvados. Today we'll tell you about 10 cities in Normandy that we recommend visiting.

What can I see in Marseille in one day?

Marseille bring out different emotions in people: some fall in love at first sight, and others are scared off by the simplicity and linearity of this port city. Only one thing is for sure: the bright, lively Marseille, imbued with the energy of the sea, won't leave you feeling indifferent. 

City visitors are presented with a sea of opportunities on how to spend their time. There are historical sights, various museums, lively bars and restaurants, and most importantly, the irreplaceable Marseille atmosphere.