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 25 Jun, 06 2020 08:33 pm
Spain, gastronomy in the Basque country A destination always rich in flavour, Spain's culinary arts have spread around the world thanks to emblematic dishes such as paella from Valencia and gazpacho from Andalucia. The Spanish Basque country is one of the regions that have contributed the most to putting its gastronomy firmly in the limelight... Presented by: Sophie Jovillard.
Jun, 10 2020 03:02 am
Episode 26 Jun, 13 2020 08:30 pm
Carnival time in Dunkerque Far from the factories and the cold, Dunkerque is renowned for its famous carnival. The town is never as vibrantly alive as during the nearly three days that the festivities last. Each year, between January and March, nearly 50,000 carnival-goers come together to have fun and forget their everyday problems. Presented by: Raphaël de Casabianca.
Jun, 17 2020 02:53 am