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 34 Sep, 25 2020 11:14 pm
Gourmet Périgord Sarlat, Brantôme, Périgueux... In addition to being one of the most visited regions of France, the Périgord is also renowned for its gastronomy. A gourmet tour through the four colours of the Périgord: from castle kitchens to the market in Sarlat and the heart of the Monbazillac vineyards. Presented by: Tiga.
Episode 35 Oct, 03 2020 08:30 pm
Destination South Korea! When we think of Korea it's generally the pulsating city of Seoul that immediately springs to mind, its bold architecture, its high tech industry. But beyond the effervescence of its capital lies a very different Korea: 70% mountains and unsuspected landscapes as varied as the wealth of its age-old heritage. Presented by: Jérôme Pitorin.
Oct, 09 2020 11:31 pm
Episode 36 Oct, 10 2020 08:30 pm
A weekend on the Alabaster Coast Taking its name from the colour of the chalk cliffs that overlook the sea, France's Alabaster Coast was a destination much appreciated by the impressionist painters, dazzled by its exceptional and ever-changing light. We meet some of those who care for the treasures of this little corner of Normandy. Presented by: Tiga.