After studying up on the traditions of Valentine’s Day from around the world, I have come to the conclusion that there are certain prevailing themes everywhere. Although the types, meanings, and methods may differ, flowers, chocolates or candies, and cards appear in almost all the countries that recognize the holiday. There is some variance in Read more…»
France is a fabulous place to visit all year round – after all, it is the world’s most popular vacation destination. But every December, it becomes a downright winter wonderland! From the famous boulevards of Paris to the smallest hilltop village, the French pull out all the stops to produce their unique brand of Christmas Read more…»
Quick list of noticeable events taking place in France in 2013. The list includes sport and cultural events.
Work has already begun, so vehicle access directly to Mont Saint-Michel–including bicycles– isn’t possible anymore. But the new dam is built, so visitors willing to park there and shuttle in will be able see Mont-Saint-Michel in a whole new light right away!
One enormous advantage of parking by the new dam is that it offers amazing views of Mont-Saint-Michel from approximately 900 meters away. The distance is post card and photo-perfect. Be sure to spend some time looking for the best “photo op” while you’re there.