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Holiday Ideas

Mon, 15:34

With CroisiEurope, you’ll cruise the rivers of Europe on board of your own French restaurant. Experience an authentic holiday sailing from city to city, our ship will be your floating hotel: small enough to moor at a town port, but large enough to provide you with every amenity

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Boating in France
Friday, February 17, 2017

Known for its wine, Bordeaux is an up-and-coming city that is growing in popularity. Here’s our insider’s guide to the main attractions, restaurants and hotels and the areas to buy property in Bordeaux

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Aquitaine

What's On

09:13

Every year incredible sculptures are created from lemons and oranges for the famous Menton Lemon Festival, here are some of our favourites from the 2017 festival where the theme is Broadway shows

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Events in France
Monday, January 30, 2017

Even in the middle of winter there are a number of festivals and events happening across France, particularly along the Côte d’Azur where the Nice carnival and Menton lemon festival will banish any winter blues. We take a look at what’s on in France in February

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Events in France

Driving

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Explore the best towns and attractions in Champagne with our 4-day itinerary for your next driving holiday in France

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Driving in France
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Driving in France is one of life’s great pleasures, but make sure you know the French road rules and have the right kit when you take your car to France

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Cycling in France

Friday, January 6, 2017

Win a 3-day leisure cycling holiday with France Bike Trips in the beautiful Drôme Provençale region of Southern France

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Cycling in France
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Need a mini-break to the great outdoors? Get active in France for a change of scenery one weekend and get a dose of exercise while you’re there

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Short breaks

Short Breaks

Friday, February 17, 2017

Known for its wine, Bordeaux is an up-and-coming city that is growing in popularity. Here’s our insider’s guide to the main attractions, restaurants and hotels and the areas to buy property in Bordeaux

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Aquitaine
Thursday, January 26, 2017

From captivating coastal towns to mighty medieval settlements, here is our pick of places to go in Ille-et-Vilaine in Brittany

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Brittany

Culture and Attractions

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your other half by escaping to some of the most romantic places in Paris

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Paris
Friday, January 20, 2017

If you fancy a change from the A-list attractions, tap into the cultural richness of Paris at these lesser-known museums

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Paris

Camping in France

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Looking for camping inspiration for your next holiday trip to France? These campsites in France will have the whole family entertained and relaxed

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Camping in France

Walking in France

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Need a mini-break to the great outdoors? Get active in France for a change of scenery one weekend and get a dose of exercise while you’re there

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Short breaks
Friday, March 4, 2016

If you are a regular hiker, you’ll know France has an excellent choice of walking routes. Here is our pick of 6 challenging treks in some of France’s most breathtaking landscapes

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Corsica

Family Holidays

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Vendée is a picturesque corner of Pays de la Loire that has plenty to entice visitors

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Pays de la Loire
Friday, November 25, 2016

See wonderful night skies with our pick of top places for stargazing in France

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Poitou-Charentes

Activity Holidays

09:21

Did you know that the youngest person to swim the Channel was just 11 years old and the fastest swim was just under 7 hours? Learn these 17 unbelievable facts about swimming the Channel

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Activity holidays
Monday, January 23, 2017

There are 7 amazing national parks in mainland France, here is a quick guide to the French national parks and why you should make time to visit all of them

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Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur

Winter Trips

Monday, February 13, 2017

Travelling by train to the Alps is gaining popularity, but few skiers realise that stopping in Paris overnight on the way can be advantageous. Find out why and 9 of the ski resorts you can reach by train

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French Alps
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Ski holidays are never cheap but here are 13 ways to save money on travel, accommodation, equipment and food to keep your ski trip within budget

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Skiing in France

Boating in France

Mon, 15:34

With CroisiEurope, you’ll cruise the rivers of Europe on board of your own French restaurant. Experience an authentic holiday sailing from city to city, our ship will be your floating hotel: small enough to moor at a town port, but large enough to provide you with every amenity

Read full story
Boating in France
Friday, January 20, 2017

Find out more about the most challenging sailing race in the world, the Vendée Globe, and runner up Alex Thomson

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Pays de la Loire

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