THINGS YOU CAN DO WHEN STUDYING ABROAD IN FRANCE (PART I)

Studying abroad in France

Studying abroad in France is a great opportunity for you to explore this beautiful country. However, France has a lot of interesting things to experience so you may find it difficult to choose what to do. Here are a few suggestions for you to refer to when you want to explore France.

Visiting Etretat

Etretat is famous for its steep cliffs, natural rock arches and so many beautiful white-sand beaches. It only takes you more than three hours to reach this place if coming from Paris. The venue is a favorite for celebrities like Claude Money, Eugene Boudin, and Gustave Courbet.

In addition to admiring the majestic landscapes in Etretat, you can also visit the beautiful church of Eglise Notre Dame de l’Assomption and from there watching the English Channel. If not, you can visit your local goat farm and sample cheese, milk, and chocolate products made from goat’s milk.

Go to a flea market in France

From past to present, France has always been known for its fair market culture including many individual stalls. The French people invest a lot in these flea markets so you will surely find many interesting things at any market fair in France.

In Paris, one of the most famous markets is the Marche aux Puces de Clingnancourt. This fair was formed by the merger of more than 10 different markets. Visiting this market, you can spend a whole day just walking around the stalls but not all. This flea market is usually open from Saturday to Monday, from 7 am to about 5 or 6 pm.

Speaking of flea markets, it is impossible not to mention the city of Lille, which boasts Europe’s largest flea market. The Grande Braderie Market is usually held on the first days of September each year, helping to turn the city of Lille into a shopping and wholesale paradise of people all over the world. This flea market is unlike any other type of market in the world, so you should try it once if you’re interested.