Category Archives: France

Snapshot Saturday: Southern France

beach in Meze

  Here are some of our favorite shots of the week.  From the beach of Meze to some beautiful windows in the small towns of Pezenas and Montbazin, in southern France.  Hope you enjoy!          

Au revoir France!

Jon in Meze

Well this is it!  We are on our last bit of time in France for our trip, only one more country before we head back over the pond.  The sense of saying goodbye is creeping in…of leaving part of our

Pont du Gard

Pont du gard feature

Pont du Gard is a Roman Aqueduct in southern France that was built in the 1st century AD.   It is one of those spots that seems pretty cool in pictures but in real life it is shockingly amazing!  It

Snapshot Saturday: Abbey Valmagne

The abbey

    Some of our favorite shots of the week are from Abbey Valmagne.  Hope you enjoy!          

Castle Adventure in Carcassonne

Carcassonne feature

Walking over the medieval foot bridge to the fortified city of Carcassonne there was a man playing the recorder with a medieval tune and the scene was set for the hike up to the castle of Carcassonne. The old city

Whimsical Pézenas

pesenas feature

The Languedoc region is filled with medieval villages, but Pézenas is something special.  The narrow streets are filled with artsy shops, shops with handmade French soaps, new-age gem shops filling the street with smells of nag champa, fine art galleries,

Picture Journey through Narbonne, France

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On our tour through the Languedoc region of France we made a trip to the city of Narbonne. The city center dates back to medieval times and used to be the capital of the Languedoc region. One of our favorite

Abbey Valmagne: Vineyard, Restaurant, Historic Site

Abby feature

  Abbey Valmagne is a former monastery in southern France, near Villeveyrac.  The monastery was built in 1138 and later became a vineyard making it one of the wealthiest monasteries in the area.  Because it was a wine producing monastery

Picture Journey through Sète, France

sete feature

Sète, France is a Mediterranean seaside resort town in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France.  We arrived midday just in time for lunch in the city center.  We found a great outdoor café with live street music playing in the

Snapshot Saturday: Montpellier

Montpellier door

  Here are our favorite shots of Montpellier.  Happy Saturday ya’ll!!