Daniel Benchimol is in the charming little town of Saint-Mammès, south of Paris. Its unique location at the confluence of the Seine and the Loing was a source of inspiration for the famous impressionist painter born of British parents, Alfred Sisley.
Daniel Benchimol takes us through the village of Barbizon, which has served as an inspiration to numerous artists and writers since the mid-1800s. Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, and Robert Louis Stephenson are just a few of the many people who have fallen in love with this charming town.
Daniel Benchimol takes us on a stroll through Trouville, a town in Normandy that’s famous for its boardwalk. A favorite of novelist Gustave Flaubert, this charming town also boasts some beautiful villas, a fishing port, and delicious restaurants.
Daniel Benchimol continues his tour of the Normandy coast with stops in Tourgéville, Houlgate, and Dives-sur-Mer. Along the way, he shows us some interesting houses built on top of German bunkers from World War II.
Deauville, one of the most prestigious resorts on the Normandy coast, is a movie lover’s dream: besides featuring an annual American film festival, it was also the filming location of A Man and a Woman, a classic of French cinema.
Discover the charms of the city of Chartres with our famous guide, Daniel Benchimol! With medieval roads, a famous cathedral, and the International Stained Glass Center, Chartres is a must-see destination for your next trip to France.