Paris en Images' getaways
Even Parisians sometimes leave the capital, and this new section of Paris en Images invites you to follow suit.
In the 19th century, recreational travel was first the privilege of the nobility, then of the bourgeoisie, following the example of the British and their Grand Tour.
For leisure, business, or health, to winter sports or sunny shores, travel occasions diversified following the development of transports.
In France in 1936, the first paid vacations triggered the democratization of domestic and international travel.
Here is the first of these illustrated getaways.