Paris: 9 Can’t Miss Sights You Will Love

How many words have been written about Paris? It is the city of romance, art, architecture, and the world leader in food and culture. But did you know that Paris got its nickname “The City of Light” not from its enlightened culture but from the 56,000 gas lamps that lit it up starting in the 1860s? Of course, the Paris of today has lights for its beautiful cultural monuments and buildings, including the gorgeously lit Eiffel Tower at night. Day or night, Trovers from around the world have found the top sights in Paris and captured them for you. Find below our top sights in Paris. Allons-y!

1. Rodin Museum

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Photo by Bella Abr.

2. Picasso Museum

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Photo by Arianna Gentilini.

3. Père Lachaise Cemetery

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Photo by Earth Trekkers.

4. Eiffel Tower

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Photo by Ole Ekelund.

5. Sacre Cœur

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Photo by Nicole Smith.

6. Notre Dame

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Photo by Laurence Noah.

7. Musée D’Orsay

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Photo by JessDems.

8. Luxembourg Gardens

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Photo by Nikki Woodson Blair.

9. Arc De Triomphe

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Photo by Sarah Pace.

More Trover lists of Paris awesome here, here, and here.

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The Top Places for Rosé Around The World

Much like its Autumn counterpart, Beaujolais, Rosé has reached superstar seasonal status. It is now de rigueur for quenching your thirst in the heat of summer. We have searched our Trove to bring you the top spots for sipping this favorite summer wine from regions in the USA in California to the Champagne region of France. Grab your corkscrew and picnic blanket. Cheers!

Provence

Home to this lovely summer wine, Provence boasts many famous labels including Tavel.

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Photo by Claire Sldvr.

Loire Valley

This playground to the kings of France is full of châteaux where you can picnic with a local appellations.

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Photo by Travelnotesandbeyond.

Champagne

Yes, there is more to Champagne than Champagne so why not try the refreshing Rosé version?

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Photo  by Smashed Penny.

Languedoc-Roussillion

This Southwestern part of France is home to the lovely and of-the-moment city of Montpellier, with a lovely square and many cafes that can pour you the perfect glass.

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Photo by Don’tSleepTravel.

Italy

Abruzzo is known as the greenest part of Italy and famous for its light red Montepulciano.

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Photo by Paola Kervin.

Spain

The Basque country offer a slightly fizzy version of Rosado that pairs well with rich seafood.

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Photo by ChristineinSpain.

Washington

The Evergreen state has established itself as a leader in wines and Rosé is no exception.

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Photo by Alicia Nakamoto.

California

Anderson Valley offers award winning Rosés along with beautiful views.

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Photo by Lois Greene.

Grab a bottle or two and head out on your own Rosé adventure with our USA Weekend Getaway list. Find more inspiration at Trover.com.

Who needs Paris? Provence has it all for you.

Verdant vineyard quilted valleys, medieval castles and palaces, gorgeous food and wine at every stop. You will forget all about Paris (OK, maybe for a just a little while) while you take in the sights, smells and savories of this most storied and romantic part of France. The Greeks and then the Romans set up shop early in Provence (where it gets its name Provencia Romana) as they knew it was a lovely spot to cultivate wine, olives and even retire: veteran Roman soldiers from the Egyptian wars retired to the lovely town of Nimes. Later Gauguin and Van Gogh came to paint the countryside in the soft sun and the clear blue skies. Provence is a place to slow down, drink a cold glass of Rosé, and enjoy the views.

Avignon

When Italy became too tumultuous, the Pope packed up and moved to Avignon for a few years during the 14th century. The Palais des Papes now hosts the Avignon Theater Festival each July.

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Photo by Exploring Jen.

Pont Du Gard

The tallest standing Roman aqueduct is only six feet shorter than Rome’s Colusseum. Get the best views as you kayak down the Gardon river.

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Photo by Exploring Jen.

Aix-en-Provence

Founded by a Roman consul, Cezanne and Zola frequented the cafés here.

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Photo by Victoria Zarvanskaya.

Officially on the French register of places as “one of the most beautiful villages in France.” That is all.

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Photo by Erika Calvert.

Gigondas

The name comes from the Latin word “Jocunditas” meaning rejoicing. Surely it is named for this charming town’s fabulous vintages.

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Photo by Gabby Cortes.

Vaison-La-Romaine

The Romans build the famous bridge in the first century and the ancient forum rests under the city square.

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Photo by Marion MacQueen.

Nyons

A beautiful medieval bridge stretches across the Eygues in hilly Nyons.

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Photo by Mightyqtn.

Sault

Surrounded by lavender fields, Sault offers great views of Mt. Ventoux.

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Photo by Hipermovil.

Find more gems scattered around France here. Explore more icons of travel from around the world here. And of course you can get to know Trovers and all their French adventures on Trover.com.

10 Lavender Fields You Will Love

Every summer in regions all over the world, lavender plants bloom into beautiful and wildly fragrant flowers that are used in baking, soaps, and essential oils. The lavender fields they often grow in make not only for a sensory overload, but also for some really beautiful photos.

Read on for 10 of our favorite lavender fields from around the world:

1. Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque in Gordes, France

Trover photo by Shoba Krishnamurthy

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20 Most Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

For those busy planning weddings, it can be easy to forget about the best part: the honeymoon! The honeymoon is your chance to let the stress and busyness of getting ready for your big day melt away as you lie on a tropical beach, stroll the streets of an ancient European city, or simply enjoy good food and the company of your partner.

To help get you started in the planning and day-dreaming, we’ve assembled a list of 20 of the most romantic honeymoon destinations from around the world. Read on for your daily dose of travel inspiration:

1. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

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