Promenade des Anglais, Nice, France--funny thing is-the dress code for that hotel with the pink dome roof restricted folks but wearing shorts in the lobby of the hotel---but on the beach across the street, you could go topless. Always found that strange!
Annecy, The Alps. Known as the “Venice of Savoie,” Annecy is built around a century Château and the whole town is interspersed with small canals. It also has a backdrop of snowy mountains, making it one of the most photogenic towns in France.