France and Italy’s Hidden Holiday Gems

We’re recommending a few lovely locations to see in France and Italy this year. Have you visited any of them? Share your experiences in the comments section below!

Manarola is a beautiful small town on the northern Italian coast. It boasts lovely trails, magnificent heritage and views like this!

Manarola is a beautiful small town on the northern Italian coast. It boasts lovely trails, magnificent heritage and views like this!

Le Palais Ideal in Hauterives, France. This extraordinary structure was built by stone from 1879 till 1912 by Ferdinand Cheval, the postman of the town.

Le Palais Ideal in Hauterives, France. This extraordinary structure was built by stone from 1879 till 1912 by Ferdinand Cheval, the postman of the town.

Tropea is one of Italy’s most beloved seaside towns. Located on the west coast of the Calabrian peninsula it offers beautiful beaches and a lovely ambience.

Tropea is one of Italy’s most beloved seaside towns. Located on the west coast of the Calabrian peninsula it offers beautiful beaches and a lovely ambience.

Les Jardins de Marqueyssac offer stunning views of Dordogne, beautiful walking trails and lovely ornate displays.

Les Jardins de Marqueyssac offer stunning views of Dordogne, beautiful walking trails and lovely ornate displays.

Étretat in Normandy is renowned for its beautiful cliffs, including three natural arches and the pointed "needle".

Étretat in Normandy is renowned for its beautiful cliffs, including three natural arches and the pointed “needle”.

Colmar is the third-largest commune of the Alsace region in France and is known for eight centuries of Germanic and French architecture and its beautifully bright Old Town.

Colmar is the third-largest commune of the Alsace region in France and is known for eight centuries of Germanic and French architecture and its beautifully bright Old Town.

 

 

 

 

 

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