Discover a city or region, discover a wild country, make a getaway off the beaten track, "Échappés belles" offers a breath of fresh air to the traveller who sleeps in all of us.

Presented by: Sophie Jovillard, Jérôme Pitorin, Raphaël de Casabianca.

Next airing time:
Mon 29/0718:37
Episode 4/23
A weekend in St Petersburg Raphaël visits the majestic city of St Petersburg, on the edge of Europe. The canals bring to mind Amsterdam, while the baroque architecture resembles Italy. Over a weekend, Raphaël discovers Russian culture, which combines the majestic buildings and arts with the simplicity of bathing in frequently cold water. Presenter: Raphaël de Casabianca.
Mon 05/0818:19
Episode 5/23
Canaries: islands of character The Canary Islands are generally associated with the beaches of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, mass tourism and sunbathing. But we often forget to explore the eastern islands, where the nature is still wild and unspoilt, and where the oldest traditions are echoed in the islanders' folkloric celebrations. Presentation: Jérôme Pitorin.
Mon 12/0818:38
Episode 6/23
Savoie, between the lakes and mountains In Savoie, Sophie explores the Lac du Bourget's shores and Aix-les-Bains. She discovers the steep Alpine landscapes before making her way to the Bauges range and visiting Chambéry. Her journey continues with the Gorges du Fier, a little-known canyon, and ends with the harvests in Brison-Saint-Innocent. Presentation: Sophie Jovillard.