English subtitles. Travel off the beaten track with 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 17 Aug, 26 2019 08:30 pm
Week-end in Riga Sophie Jovillard spends a weekend discovering the country which has undoubtedly seen the most changes in Europe over the last twenty years: Latvia. With its 700,000 inhabitants, the capital Riga has retained a pleasant village atmosphere. Presentation: Sophie Jovillard.
Episode 18 Sep, 02 2019 08:29 pm
The Azores, the Portuguese islands In the middle of the Atlantic, the Azores archipelago is an autonomous Portuguese region. Almost equidistant between the United States and Europe, the nine islands have always been a key staging point en route for India. This archipelago remains a land of immigration, forcing its inhabitants to constantly adapt. Presentation: Jérôme Pitorin.
Episode 19 Sep, 07 2019 08:30 pm
A weekend in southern Corsica Southern Corsica is brimming with natural attractions. From Bonifacio, perched on its rocky cliffs, to the beaches with their tropical feel or the mountain villages where time seems to have stood still, numerous surprises await tourists... Presented by: Sophie Jovillard.
Episode 20 Sep, 14 2019 08:30 pm
Scotland: intense and mysterious Jérôme gets back to his roots in Scotland, a Viking land. From the capital Edinburgh to the little-known Shetland Islands, from the most famous to the most unexpected sights, he takes to the sea to discover the roots of a joyous and surprising Scotland. Presented by: Jérôme Pitorin.
Sep, 18 2019 03:01 am