10 best palaces and castles in Paris and its suburbs

Just imagine: Paris is over 2300 years old! During most of this time it was the capital of a prosperous state. In Paris and the surrounding area you can see palaces, castles and even medieval fortresses. We'll tell you about the most interesting…
Castle Chenonceau

An Independent Trip to the Castles of Loire: a two-day adventure

The castles of Loire are a special part of France. Along the river Loire, kings and aristocrats built about 300 castles. Many of them are still there. Loire is a bit to the south of Paris, and tourist agencies recommend going to the castles.…