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Short Breaks

Soothe aches and pains and take in beautiful architecure with a visit to these spa towns renowned for their thermal waters

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Short breaks

Home to lavender fields, ochre stone, olive groves and bountiful vineyards, Provence is a feast for all senses and its charming villages are a concentrated dose of Provençal art de vivre. Here are 21 villages of Provence you should visit

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Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur

There’s no shortage of picturesque French villages to visit but where do you start? We’ve selected some of our favourite villages from across France to help you decide which ones to explore first

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Short breaks

The Dordogne Valley is home to an enchanting mix of picture-perfect villages that have retained their French countryside charm. Here are 10 places that you should not miss

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Aquitaine

The sun is shining and the flowers are blooming, spring has sprung in France! Take a look at how stunning France is in the spring

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Paris

Planning a city break in France but want something different from Paris, Lyon or Bordeaux? Here are 10 alternative cities you could visit on a weekend break

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Short breaks

Picturesque fishing ports and beautiful sea views…the French coast is full of charming little towns. Here are some of France’s prettiest coastal villages.

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Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur

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

The weather may be a bit grey and gloomy this time of year, but the City of Light offers plenty of things to do and see in the winter

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Paris

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

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

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Paris

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

The French love a good ghost story, from royal headless ghosts and underground cemeteries to the home of a serial killer. These are 13 of the most haunted places in France to visit this Halloween

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Short breaks

Often quieter, cooler and cheaper, France offers plenty of choice for autumnal getaways. Read on to find out where in France you can make the most of autumn...

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Short breaks

Set on the banks of the River Yonne in northern Burgundy, Auxerre is the perfect weekend getaway destination. Here’s our insider’s guide to things to do, restaurants, hotels and property prices in Auxerre.

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Burgundy

Sarlat-la-Canéda is a Dordogne favourite, where visitors never fail to be captivated by the town’s fine medieval architecture and gastronomic delights. Here’s our insider’s guide to the main attractions, restaurants and hotels and buying property in Sarlat-la-Canéda

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Dordogne

A weekend visit to Paris has never been so easy, but have you uncovered all the city’s hidden secrets? Follow our steps for an unusual and alternative visit to Paris.

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Paris

With its cultural heritage, delicious food, sunny weather and numerous attractions, Toulouse in south-west France is the perfect destination for a weekend city break

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