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Photo – Eiffel Tower Orange Sunset

By | August 7, 2014 | in Photos

This photo of the Eiffel Tower taken from Montparnasse Tower observation deck captures the city in a beautiful orange glow. The skyscrapers in the background are located in the La Défense region of Paris at the extreme western edge of the city (accessible by RER A [red] stop Grande Arche/La Defense). Paris sunset by Coolbiere. … Read more

Photo – Paris Notre Dame Cathedral Reflection

By | March 20, 2014 | in Photos

This photo of Notre Dame Cathedral with water reflection is taken from a tunnel along the Seine river. The Eye of Notre Dame de Paris by Loïc Lagarde The closest Paris Metro stations to Notre Dame Cathedral are Cité & St-Michel on Metro Line 4 and St Michel/Notre Dame on RER C. St-Michel stations are … Read more

Photo: Paris City Rain Sunset

By | February 12, 2014 | in Photos

This aerial sunset photo of Paris capturing rain over the city and the Eiffel Tower is taken from the observation terrace on the roof of La Tour Montparnasse (Montparnasse Tower). Paris Sunset & Rain by Thomas Fliegner The closest Metro station to this viewpoint over Paris is Montparnasse Bienvenue on Paris Metro Line 6.

Photo: Paris Sacre Coeur Montmartre Starry Sky

By | January 28, 2014 | in Photos

This night time photo of the Sacré Coeur cathedral in Paris’ Montmartre area is Photoshopped with a starry sky background of our own Milky Way galaxy to make a stunning scene. Montmartre’s touristic areas are accessible by Paris Metro Lines 2, 12 at stations Pigalle, Anvers (Metro Line 2) and Abbesses, Lamarck Caulaincourt (Metro Line … Read more

Photo – Lavender Fields Provence France

By | December 17, 2013 | in Photos

Fields of lavender in Provence area of (southern) France offer stunning colorful landscape views. Trains to Aix-en-Provence and Avignon from Paris leave daily with train fares as low as 35€ one way. Dreamy Lavender by Tonio Di Stefano

Photo – Cheylade Church Ceiling Design

By | December 11, 2013 | in Photos

This ceiling photo of Eglise de Cheylade (Cheylade Church) in Auvergne region of France, features 1386 uniquely designed & painted ceiling tiles, including motifs of animals, plants, flowers, fruits, angels, fleur-de-lys, bells, and a single human: a shepherd. Originally founded in 12th century, Cheylade Church was rebuilt in the 15th & 17th centuries to what … Read more

Photo – Normandy Coast Sunrise HDR

By | December 3, 2013 | in Photos

This is an ocean sunrise photo of Etretat, Normandy, north coast of France. Trains from Paris to Etretat in Normandy (Le Havre closest station, 20km south of Etretat) leave from Paris Gare Saint-Lazare, departing every 1-2 hours, costing from 15 to 21.50€ and takes 2 hours 5 minutes to arrive via the Intercités brand of … Read more

Photo – Auvergne Cathedral

By | November 27, 2013 | in Photos

The Clermont-Ferrand Cathedral found in the Auvergne region of France (central south). Construction of the cathedral occurred over 600 years, with many starts and stops and changes during that time. Clermont-Ferrand is accessible from Paris by train on the Intercities brand of train departing from Paris Bercy station (walking distance from Gare de Lyon train … Read more