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13 reasons to buy the March 2018 issue of FRANCE Magazine

PUBLISHED: 10:35 31 January 2018 | UPDATED: 10:35 31 January 2018

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Explore Alsace villages like Eguisheim on a cycle tour © Zimnevan / ThinkstockphotosExplore Alsace villages like Eguisheim on a cycle tour © Zimnevan / Thinkstockphotos

1. Discover pretty Alsace villages by bicycle

Guided by a navigation app and fortified by pâtisseries, writer Peter Stewart discovers the picturesque villages along the Alsace wine route on a gentle cycle tour.

2. Try a family camping holiday in Normandy

Looking for ideas for a family holiday in France? Kate Pettifer takes her young family on a camping holiday in Normandy and reveals why it is a great option for all ages.

3. Explore the Loire Valley by car

Hop in the car and explore the stunning Loire Valley with our three-day road trip itinerary from Saumur to Amboise. Visit some of the famous Loire châteaux and enjoy delicious French food

We take a river cruise in Franche-Comté in the March 2018 issue of FRANCE Magazine © Lara DunnWe take a river cruise in Franche-Comté in the March 2018 issue of FRANCE Magazine © Lara Dunn

4. Go river cruising in Franche-Comté

Editor Lara Dunn takes to the water and enjoys the quiet charms of Franche-Comté on a self-drive cruise down Doubs River.

5. Explore the town of Saintes

We take a stroll around the town of Saintes in Charente-Maritime and discover plenty of Roman architectural remains.

6. Learn about the classic Breton striped shirt

It’s a favourite garment in the FRANCE Magazine office, but how did a fisherman’s striped shirt become a must-have fashion item?

We spend a weekend in Dieppe in the March 2018 issue of FRANCE Magazine © Yann PELCAT - OT Dieppe-MaritimeWe spend a weekend in Dieppe in the March 2018 issue of FRANCE Magazine © Yann PELCAT - OT Dieppe-Maritime

7. Take a weekend break in Dieppe

We find out why the Channel port town of Dieppe in Normandy is a great place to spend a weekend

8. Discover the ski resort of Les Sybelles

We avoid the winter crowds of the Three Valleys and head for this family-friendly ski area in Savoie to discover wide-open slopes and plenty of skiing options.

9. Try a recipe from Michel Roux

Michel Roux shares a recipe for courgette soup with Cancoilloutte from his latest recipe book, Cheese.

Accommodation near UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Hotel de la Cité in Carcassonne © Abacapress / Philippe LouzonAccommodation near UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Hotel de la Cité in Carcassonne © Abacapress / Philippe Louzon

10. Stay at a UNESCO World Heritage site

We pick out some of the best accommodation options at France’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

11. Café, s’il vous plait

Coffee is a serious business in France. Learn about the history of coffee drinking in France and see how tastes are changing in the modern world.

12. Read our interview with film-maker Emmanuel Gras

French film-maker Emmanuel Gras discusses his Africa-set documentary Makala which follows the struggles of a Congolese charcoal-maker. We also review the documentary which is released in cinemas on 2 February

13. Improve your French

We share some ways to refresh your French language skills along with the vocabulary for several scenarios you might encounter in a French airport.

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