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 7 Aug, 10 2020 08:30 pm
Marseille, "la vie en bleu" The clear blue sky, the deep blue sea, the Blue Coast, Marseille and its surroundings see "la vie en bleu". European capital of culture in 2013, Marseille has been catapulted into the spotlight and declared one of the world's most desirable destinations. Presenter: Jérôme Pitorin
Episode 8 Aug, 17 2020 08:30 pm
Seville and Granada: Andalusian jewels So near yet so far away. Andalusia may only be in southern Spain but it's also practically in North Africa. This is reflected in its history, characterised by the meeting of two Wests, Christian and Muslim, in addition to its geographical position, which gave it a natural predisposition to multiculturalism. Presented by: Sophie Jovillard.
Episode 29 Aug, 24 2020 08:30 pm
A weekend in and around Toulouse A city resolutely facing the future yet still firmly anchored in tradition. Raphaël drops his bags in Toulouse for a weekend. From its historical city centre, to its gastronomy and the Garonne, its famous river, the "pink city" as it is known in France, reveals all its secrets... Presented by: Raphaël de Casabianca.