Travel off the beaten track with Alain Goury in Échappées belles and discover new places—from the most iconic landmarks to the least known treasures. In each episode, you will be given insights into the local culture through interviews with residents as well as being shown the most amazing landscapes and man-made masterpieces.


Échappées belles is not only extremely comprehensive but also provides innovation in travel storytelling. Every month, viewers are treated to a soap-opera-style show called Le Routes mythiques in which a traveling filmmaker undertakes a journey along a mythical route in history. It is a fun and creative way to discover new places while being drawn into the story!


About Échappées belles


Genre: Documentary

Produced by: Alain Goury

Presented by: Sophie Jovillard, Jérôme Pitorin, Ismaël Khelifa, and Tiga

Country: France

Year: Since 2006

Length: 90 minutes

Subtitles: English


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Subtitles: en
Episode 8 Apr, 27 2019 08:30 pm
Philippines, the colours of travel The 7107 islands of the Philippines, the world's largest archipelago between the China Sea and the Pacific Ocean, resemble a huge chessboard. The traces of foreign domination (Spain, the USA, China, and Japan) are still visible. The archipelago offers the extravagance and ancestral tradition of both Western and Asian cultures. Presentation: Raphaël de Casabianca.
May, 01 2019 02:55 am
Episode 9 May, 04 2019 08:30 pm
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