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Short Breaks

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

Ad Feature: Enjoy a fun-filled short break in Vendée

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

Veggies, rejoice! Paris has plenty of exciting vegetarian restaurants serving delicious and healthy veggie dishes. Caroline Harrap chooses some of her favourite

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Paris

If you think Nice is just a summer destination then think again. Here is our pick of what to see and do in Nice in winter

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Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur

It is one of the most-visited cities in the world but no matter how many times you visit there is always something new to discover. These are the reasons we will keep visiting Paris

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Ile-de-France

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

Ad Feature: Enjoy a short break in Amiens

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Only 90 minutes from Calais, Amiens in Picardy has much to offer winter visitors and is perfect for a short break

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Picardy

On the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, explore Normandy and discover the history of William the Conqueror and how he became King of England

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Short breaks

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

Ad Feature: Enjoy a short break in Sarlat-la-Canéda

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Dordogne town of Sarlat-la-Canéda is a haven for history lovers and foodies and perfect for a short break

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Aquitaine

Ad Feature: Enjoy a short break in Beaune

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Visitors will find a rich wine heritage in the Burgundy town of Beaune

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Burgundy

Ad Feature: Enjoy a summer break in Saint-Malo

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Visitors to the attractive maritime city of Saint-Malo in Brittany will find plenty to see and do

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Brittany

Want to go to Paris’ excellent museums but don’t want to spend too much on tickets? Here are 10 museums in Paris that are free on the first Sunday of the month

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Culture and attractions

Ad Feature: Enjoy a summer break in La Rochelle

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Visitors are spoilt for choice in the popular maritime city of La Rochelle

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Poitou-Charentes

A florist from the Marché aux fleurs in Paris tells Carol Drinkwater about his royal encounter

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Paris

With a number of exciting events happening, wine capital Bordeaux is the place to visit this summer

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Short breaks

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

Fancy a short break to France? Take the ferry and explore the pretty, coastal towns and ports of northern France. We’ve picked 8 we think you should definitely explore

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Normandy

Planning a city break in France? Here are 7 French cities you should visit on a short break with more than enough attractions to keep you busy all weekend

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Short breaks

Explore Paris on a budget

Friday, February 5, 2016

Save money and still enjoy Paris with our guide to visiting the French capital on a budget

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Paris

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