Holidays in France

A view down over the Pyrénées

The Pyrénées: Idle pleasures

The mountains are not just a playground for elite cyclists and intrepid hikers, as Carolyn Boyd discovers on a gentle exploration of the Hautes-Pyrénées

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© Rosie Brooks

Parallel text: Bastille Day

The history of France’s most important festival - le 14 juillet - is explored by Peter Stewart

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The medieval Château Suscinio near Morbihan, Brittany

France’s Best-kept Secrets: Part One

Some of our most knowledgeable writers reveal their most treasured finds across France

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The picturesque town of Monthermé in the Ardennes département, © Dreamstime

France’s Best-kept Secrets: Part Two

Our most knowledgeable writers reveal their most treasured finds across France

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A view towards Île de Riou, © Judy Armstrong

France’s Best-kept Secrets: Part Three

Our most knowledgeable writers reveal their most treasured finds in France

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The charming village of Argenton, © Laurence Lechaux

France’s Best-kept Secrets: Part Four

Our most knowledgeable writers reveal their most treasured finds in France

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The vineyards at Domaine Brana in Col de Ronceveaux, © Jacques Sierpinski

France’s Best-kept Secrets: Part Five

Our most knowledgeable writers reveal their most treasured finds in France

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One of many narrow streets in Ajaccio

Exploring Corsica’s capital

Behind the beaches of Corsica lies a rich cultural and gastrnomic heritage, as Eve Middleton discovered on a tirp to Ajaccio, the island’s largest town

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Sir Terry Wogan © Rexfeatures

A new look for FRANCE Magazine

FRANCE Magazine is having a revamp and will soon feature a new column from Sir Terry Wogan

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There are plenty of places along the way to enjoy a rest

The Tour de France – a gentler option

Karen Tait takes to two wheels along the Canal du Midi

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Caroline Appleyard's wonderful illustration of the Tour de Yorkshire

The Tour de Yorkshire 2014

Yorkshireman Ray Kershaw traces the 2014 Tour de France’s route through the county’s villages and moors

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France’s best summer light shows

Son et lumière shows held in venues ranging from châteaux to old quarries are a spectacular part of French summers. Zoë McIntyre picks the highlights

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FRANCE Magazine's special July cover

FRANCE Magazine celebrates the Tour de France in Yorkshire

For the first time in its 24-year history, FRANCE Magazine, Britain’s best-selling magazine about France, is depicting a country other than France on its cover.

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Cruises through beautiful Bordeaux

Let the river flow with French wine on a Scenic Tours Bordeaux River Cruise

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Self-catering: Eat like a king without eating out in Strasbourg

On a gastronomic tour of Strasbourg, the capital of Alsace, Victoria Trott discovers a rich and varied food culture that is as inviting as the region itself

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Essence of Provence

In the shady streets and squares of Saint-Rémy, Jon Bryant discovers a rich cultural heritage amid a landscape that inspired Van Gogh

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