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A Eurostar train headed for the Alps

7 Alpine ski trains

Eurostar’s direct train service to Lyon opens up more Alpine resorts to skiers, says Daniel Elkan

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Léa Seydoux in the new James Bond film Spectre © 2015 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., Danjaq, LLC and Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.

The new Bond girl

Cannes award-winner Léa Seydoux tells Pierre de Villiers about the challenges of playing a modern ‘Bond girl’

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James Cracknell © Angus Muir

An interview with James Cracknell

The former Olympic and world rowing champion tells Angela Sara West about his sporting adventures in France

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The Farmhouse, Morzine © Paul Tomkins

5 places to stay in France in winter

Planning a trip to France this winter? Whether you’re thinking of a city break in Paris, a ski holiday in the Alps or a weekend at the Alsace Christmas markets you will find a hotel to stay in from our selection of accommodation

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Think cobbled streets, fairytale towers and castles, medieval houses and amazing views

18 pretty villages in Midi-Pyrénées you need to visit

The quintessential medieval villages of Midi-Pyrénées have everything a visitor could dream of, from chateaux to cobbled streets, cliff-edge positions to dramatic history… Here’s our favourite 18 – do you agree with our choices?

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A French winter wonderland

Beautiful France: 20 images that sum up the magic of France in winter

From festive Christmas markets brimming with seasonal goods to vibrant carnivals, France is anything but dull during the winter months. We pick our 20 favourite images that celebrate France in winter

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Carolyn Boyd at the wheel of the Morgan sports car in the Plus Beau Village of Carennac on the banks of the River Dordogne

Dordogne Valley Road Trip

Three wasn’t a crowd when Carolyn Boyd and her sister took Ivy – an open-top sports car – for a spin through the Dordogne Valley

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the beautiful Lac d’Annecy

4 of the best ways to see Annecy

With its stunning lakeside position on the shores of Lac d’Annecy, and surrounding snowy-topped mountains, the historic town of Annecy - the capital of Haute-Savoie - is a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts. From being on the water to floating through the skies above, Judy Armstrong picks her four favourite ways of seeing the area.

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A view of Paris at nightfall © Dreamstime

To Paris with love

FRANCE Magazine would like to thank everyone who shared their experiences of Paris with us

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A view of Paris at nightfall © Dreamstime

Paris terrorist attacks

In the wake of Paris’ devastating terrorist attacks, we offer our sincerest condolences to all those affected

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A view towards Place Royale de Peyrou and the mini Arc de Triomphe © Fotolia

A quick guide to Montpellier

This elegant French city is an excellent base for a holiday in the south of France, as Peter Stewart discovers

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Names of the Fallen are inscribed on gold-coloured steel panels

France’s new war memorial

A new memorial in Northern France commemmorates the soldiers who died during World War I

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Village en Provence

20 things you must do in France

With so many amazing sights and spectacles to see and do in France, selecting the 20 best activities was a tough task but we believe the following celebrate the true magic and diversity of France

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The Christkindelsmärik in Strasbourg © Fotolia

Soak up the festive atmosphere in Strasbourg

A weekend break in a city tucked into the northeast corner of France offers plenty of festive charm, as FRANCE Magazine discovers

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The stunning Collioure

Our favourite 10 wine producing towns in France

French wine towns are hubs of gastronomy, culture and festivals, with surrounding vineyards. Dominic Rippon recommends his top 10 to visit

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The December 2015 issue of FRANCE Magazine

December 2015 issue of FRANCE Magazine out now!

In the latest issue of FRANCE Magazine, we feature five ways to visit Toulouse, uncover wonderful places to stay for a cosy winter break and explore the history behind one of France’s most popular aperitifs

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