Discover a city or region, discover a wild country, make a getaway off the beaten track, "Échappés belles" offers a breath of fresh air to the traveller who sleeps in all of us.

Presented by: Sophie Jovillard, Jérôme Pitorin, Raphaël de Casabianca.

Next airing time:
Fri 18/1022:32
Episode 16/23
Iran, from Persepolis to Isfahan From the remains of the amazing Persepolis to Isfahan, the city of light and knowledge, not forgetting busy Tehran, Shiraz and its poetic gardens or Yazd in the heart of the salty desert, Sophie experiences an adventure peppered with Persian delights and a thousand and one surprises. Presentation: Sophie Jovillard.
Sun 20/1018:18, Fri 25/1022:00
Episode 17/23
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.
Sun 27/1018:18, Fri 01/1122:00
Episode 18/23
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.