Category: Beaches

Occitanie region

The Wild, Wonderful Occitanie Region: The Camargue

The Occitanie Region and the Camargue Aigues-Mortes is at the gateway town to the Occitanie region of the Camargue. The walled city with its history of Kings and crusades is as impressive as its past.“From its earliest days, Aigues-Mortes was significant for its salt fields and its location […]

Occitanie

Exploring France’s Occitanie Region: The Mediterranean Port of Sete

The new “go-to” place in the south of France is Occitanie Occitanie is the new “go-to” place in the south of France. When visitors have had their fill of Nice, the Côte d’Azur, and Provence, they’re finding that the southernmost region of France, once known as Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées, is […]

A Foodie Holiday in Antibes

Antibes has a special attraction for me. Perhaps it’s the architecture and the narrow colorful avenues. It could be the quaint little hotel where I stay that’s so close to little shops and outdoor cafes, yet so hidden away. On my most recent visit, the main attraction was the food. Here’s a look at Antibes restaurant favorites

It’s St. Louis Festival in Sete. Time for Water Jousting!

It’s time for the St. Louis Festival in Sete. Gee, I hate to miss it this year. It’s always so  much fun: beach time, parties and the Sete water jousting competitions. I’m in the States with family. Why now?  After four years in France, I’ve learned that August […]

“The Golden Girls” Day 9-10 Port Vendres and Collioure

Revisit Port Vendres and Collioure, France’s seaside towns, with my North Carolina friends and me. You may want to put these two on your “must-see” list! Pont Vendres to Collioure When “The Golden Girls” discovered Port Vendres and Collioure, the quaint towns along the Mediterranean, it was quite […]

Mediterranean Cruise Shore Excursions: The Riviera

I’ve been asking Nancy McGee of Absolutely Southern France to tell me all about her Mediterranean cruise shore excursions. There are several of you who have contacted the Barefoot Blogger for information. Read on and learn about going ashore along the French Riviera. Even if you’re an armchair […]

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