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The best of French Cinema in 2014

The annual celebration of the best in contemporary French film returns for its fifth year to venues across the UK.

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An interview with Tom Burke

Actor TOM BURKE plays Athos in The Musketeers, the BBC’s new interpretation of the swashbuckling novel 
by Alexandre Dumas père. He tells Zoë McIntyre about the part and his other French roles

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Stalls at the brocante

Best flea markets in France

While taking home an antique armoire might be tricky, there are plenty of smaller vintage finds that you can fit in your suitcase or in the back of your car. Anna McKittrick picks four of France’s best flea markets for your next treasure hunt

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Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne, _ Dan Courtice, A_roport de Brive-la-Gaillarde

Easy trip to the Dordogne

A second UK flight to Brive makes an idyllic area of France even more accessible, says Peter Stewart

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Looking across from Cap Ferret to the vast expanses of the Dune du Pilat

The charms of Cap Ferret

Tucked away on a peninsula behind the Bassin d’Arcachon, Cap Ferret 
is a charming little bolthole with universal appeal. Carolyn Boyd takes 
a trip and finds the oysters aren’t the only aphrodisiac

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Spring events in Paris

Your guide to cultural events and entertainment in the capital

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A selection of Yorkshire's finest cheese

A West Yorkshire cheesemongers gets set for its own Grand Départ

A West Yorkshire cheese company aims to woo the French with their unique range of cheeses as they set off on a trip across the channel.

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Junior suite at Saint-James Paris, © Apicius, Poligny

Making a statement

Paris is no stranger to bold designs, and the Saint-James Paris hotel echoes this spirit by combining stately grandeur with outlandish decor to provide luxury with the wow factor.

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Springtime in a park in Paris

Parks in Paris

We all love Paris in the springtime and there’s no better way to enjoy it than in the parks and public gardens, says Zoë McIntyre

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Village life in Mortemart

The esprit Mortemart once captivated a royal court and still survives in a corner of the Limousin, says 
Mary Novakovich

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Galerie Vivienne

Hidden arcades of Paris

Looking to buy that special something? Take a stroll away from the big avenues and see some of Paris’s most interesting shopping venues in its historic galleries and arcades, says Carolyn Boyd

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Plain sailing

Ferry travellers can enjoy the full flavour of France within a short drive of the Channel ports, says Paul Lamarra

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Self-catering guide to Arles, Bouches-du-Rhône

The hearty flavours of olive-oil bread and spicy saucisson tempted 
Jon Bryant during a stroll through the market and shops of Arles

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Ferry tales

March is the ideal time to snap up a deal on your next sea trip to France, as operators highlight the range of Channel crossings, says Eleanor O’Kane

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