Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu

Fondly known as Pondy, this former French Colony is a peaceful destination in a vibrant surrounding. Thanks to its 32 km long coastline, palm-fringed beaches, backwaters, fishing villages and beach resorts Pondicherry is always on top of the list for those in search of tranquility. Enjoy some great food, some fine wine and as their tourism board says, give time a break!