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Brittany region guide

An insider’s guide to Brittany in northern France, including the main attractions, towns and villages to visit on holiday or live in, the major festivals and events, and where to buy a property in Brittany

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Cours Saleya market in Nice, France © venakr / ThinkstockPhotos

7 exciting French cities to visit on a weekend break

Planning a city break in France? Here are 7 French cities you should visit on a short break with more than enough attractions to keep you busy all weekend

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The March 2016 issue of FRANCE Magazine

March 2016 issue of FRANCE Magazine out now!

In the latest issue of FRANCE Magazine, we suss out 25 top cafés to sit and watch the world go by in Paris, uncover hotels with spectacular views, go treasure hunting at antiques markets in L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and find the best restaurants in northern Burgundy

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8 reasons to keep visiting Paris

The terrorist attacks in Paris last November shocked the world, but don’t let them deter you from visiting this truly beautiful city. Here are our top reasons why you should still go

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Carolyn and Caspar have fun on the farm in Normandy

Glamping in Normandy

A glamping family holiday on a farm in Normandy is the perfect way to relax

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Stade Velodrome, Marseille © Hemis / Alamy Stock Photo

UEFA Euro 2016 in France

Nine French cities are hosting the UEFA Euro 2016 football championships in the summer. Discover the football stadiums which will host the matches and where to find the fan zones and giant TV screens in the cities if you don’t have a match ticket

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The best luxury hotels in Paris

Looking for an exclusive and luxury hotel in Paris to spend Valentine’s Day? Visited by royalty and celebrities alike, these seven hotels offer a once-in-a-lifetime stay in the French capital

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Aix-en-Provence market © Hornet83 / Dreamstime.com

6 tempting French markets to discover

One of the best things about life in France is having a local market on your doorstep so you can buy fresh local produce. There are markets in almost every town but here are six of our favourites across France

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4 things to do before taking your pet abroad

Do you know all the documentation and vaccinations your dog or cat needs before you take them with you on a trip to France?

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Les Arcs © Judy Armstrong

4 hidden ski resorts in the French Alps

Love skiing in the French Alps but hate the crowded slopes? Discover 4 hidden Alpine resorts in France, easily accessible by ski lift, where you can ski off-piste and get away from the crowds

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Chateau La Thuiliere, Dordogne © Mr & Mrs Smith

5 pet-friendly hotels in France

Planning to take your pet with you on your next holiday to France? Then you will need a pet-friendly place to stay. From a campsite on the beach to a luxury hotel with a pet service, we pick five of our favourites

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Charleville-Mezieres in Champagne-Ardenne © Dreamstime

Explore cultural Charleville-Mézières in northern France

Capital of the Ardennes department in northern France, Charleville-Mézières is famous for its international puppet festival and has plenty to offer those in search of a cultural break in France, plus it is easy to reach via Eurotunnel Le Shuttle

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Mont-Saint-Michel in Normandy © Irina Bort / Dreamstime

The best ways to explore Mont-Saint-Michel

The iconic Mont-Saint-Michel, just off the Normandy coast, is one of France’s most visited attractions and has been chosen as the start of the 2016 Tour de France. We discover the best ways to explore this beautiful island

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The Alpine resort of La Toussuire © OT La Toussuire

Quick guide to… La Toussuire

This charming Alpine ski resort has enough to keep the whole family entertained, as Peter Stewart discovers

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The Lascaux IV prehistoric cave art centre © SNOHETTA - Duncan Lewis

5 special reasons to visit France in 2016

Here’s our guide to 5 unmissable events and attractions in the worlds of history, sport and wine in France in 2016

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WIN a Bonne Maman Christmas tin!

Enjoy a special Christmas with this delicious selection of Bonne Maman sweet treats

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