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Holiday Ideas

France is full of beautiful places to explore and discover during your stay. These are a few of our favourite spots for you to visit during your next trip

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Short breaks

From picturesque coastal villages to charming countryside villages with traditional half-timbered houses, Normandy has plenty of pretty villages to explore. These are 15 of our favourites

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Normandy

Winter has arrived in France

Thursday, January 11, 2018

From winter walks with a cup of chocolat chaud to historic buildings all lit up in fairy lights, winter in France is a magical time of year. Just take a look at these beautiful photos to see for yourself

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Winter trips

Do you want delicious French food, stunning landscapes, exciting local festivals, fun activities and a bit of art, history and culture from your French holiday? Then a CroisiEurope river or canal cruise could be the perfect holiday for you

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Boating in France

Ad Feature: Discover new hidden routes on your next cycling holiday

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Finding your own new cycle routes can be a great part of a cycling adventure; Andy from Fellow Velo shares some tips on what to look out for when you are researching your rides off the beaten track

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Cycling in France

Hop off the Paris métro at the Grands Boulevards station and discover Paris’s 19th-century shopping streets

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Paris

Charente guide

Sunday, December 10, 2017

An insider’s guide to Charente in Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes, including the main attractions to visit on holiday, the best towns and villages to live in, and buying property in Charente.

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Poitou-Charentes

Ad Feature: Tips for a great family cycling holiday

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

A cycling holiday with young children might sound stressful but with some careful planning you could enjoy great family adventures on two wheels

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Cycling in France

Need inspiration for a short break in France this winter? From a ski trip to a spa weekend, from a city break to tasty truffle festivals, here are 12 ideas for a winter getaway in France.

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Winter trips

Christmas markets in France

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Get in the festive spirit by visiting one of these 12 traditional Christmas markets in France and pick up some French Christmas gifts

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Christmas in France

Whether they’re off the beaten track or well-known by tourists, these experiences are a must-do in France! Here are 18 underrated travel experiences you should do in France

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Fancy a change from skiing this winter? Then try something new with our pick of other mountain activities

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Winter trips

If you are looking for a French ski resort that is accessible for those with a disability or limited mobility then check whether they have the adpaté label. These are the Savoie Mont Blanc resorts with the label

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Winter trips

The lesser-known Languedoc-Roussillon area in France has been named in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel for 2018. With glorious countryside dotted with vineyards and fortified towns, Mediterranean coast and delicious food, it’s surprising the southern French region has not been in the spotlight before. Here’s why you should visit Languedoc-Roussillon.

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Languedoc-Roussillon

Thinking of spending the Christmas holidays in France? If ever you need convincing, we've found 12 reasons why you should

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Christmas in France

Paris is magical at any time of year but at Christmas the city comes to life with Christmas markets, window displays, ice rinks. These are 10 reasons to visit Paris at Christmas

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Paris

Find out when your favourite French ski resort opens and closes this year and start planning your ski trip to France

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Skiing in France

Ad Feature: 8 reasons to ski in Aussois

Monday, November 6, 2017

Near the Italian border you will find the charming resort of Aussois, a lesser-known ski resort and a peaceful village that is the perfect combination of traditional French skiing and rich culture

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Winter trips

Dominic Rippon gives his advice on what to drink during the festive season, at home or in France.

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Christmas in France

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

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