Holiday Ideas

Yesterday, 15:10

Contact-free travel options, plentiful self-catering accommodation and vast open countryside – make the most of the travel corridor now confirmed between England and France

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Wed, 13:56

Whether you and your family want an active break, a cultured trip or a relaxing getaway, Northern France has an array of fun activities for great holiday with children

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What's On

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

See how well you know your Monet from your Manet in our fun quiz

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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Online film screenings and an Official Selection from Cannes 2020 mean French films are still getting their time in the spotlight despite in-person festivals being cancelled this year

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Driving

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The new official guide to Les Plus Beaux Villages de France showcases 159 of the country’s most enchanting small destinations

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Planning the French road trip of your dreams this summer? We asked Buggs Car Hire what renters need to know about hiring a car in France

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Cycling in France

Thursday, June 25, 2020

While the Tour de France is delayed this year, cycling culture is expanding in France as the French government works to encourage bike use for everyday journeys

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Cycling in France
Monday, March 2, 2020

Did you know you can cross France by train for as little as €10? Whether you’re going on holiday or living there, here’s our guide to getting to, from and around France without a car

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French Alps

Short Breaks

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Enjoy a stylish, seaside break at this popular resort in Pyrénées-Atlantiques in south-west France

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Short breaks
Monday, March 30, 2020

You don’t have to travel far at all from the Channel ferry ports to find your dream French property. These lovely homes are within an hour’s drive of Calais, Dieppe, Le Havre, Caen, Cherbourg, St-Malo or Roscoff.

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Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Culture and Attractions

Friday, March 27, 2020

Do you know which French chef was born near Besançon in the east of France, or which singer was born in the city of Nantes? Take our quiz to find out in which wonderful corners of France some well-known public figures first came into the world

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Culture and attractions
Thursday, March 12, 2020

France has beautiful villages and remarkable gardens in abundance, but which beautiful French villages also have remarkable gardens? Ruth Wood presents a magnificent seven

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Aquitaine

Camping in France

Friday, August 9, 2019

Glamping is the new camping - get back to nature with a luxury twist at these French glamping sites

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Walking in France

Friday, May 22, 2020

Test your knowledge of France’s most remarkable natural spaces in our quiz

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Walking in France
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

From villages to national parks, France has some of the most popular destinations shared on Instagram in the world

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Walking in France

Family Holidays

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Turning a working mill on the Argentor River, in Charente, into a holiday home has been a labour of love for Tom and Claire Harvey and their extended family – and now they’re sharing it with others too

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Family holidays
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

The top locations for a family summer holiday have been revealed, which includes a popular region in France

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Family holidays

Activity Holidays

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Having a flat and traffic-free cycle path close to your French home is sure to boost its appeal to you and your guests, says Ruth Wood

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Cycling in France
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

We speak to Lesley Williams of Cicerone who has some essential advice for a cycling holiday in France

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Cycling in France

Winter Trips

Monday, March 2, 2020

Did you know you can cross France by train for as little as €10? Whether you’re going on holiday or living there, here’s our guide to getting to, from and around France without a car

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French Alps
Friday, January 10, 2020

Skiers have been hitting the slopes in France and we are jealous of their pictures

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Winter trips

Boating in France

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Whatever your boating experience, explore France’s vast network of rivers and canals with Nicols, France’s best-loved boating provider

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Boating in France
Friday, August 9, 2019

Oh buoy! A luxury houseboat moored in the Port de Champs-Elysées is on sale for €4 million – but if you’ve set your sights on a more affordable vessel, we’ve got you covered.

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Boating in France

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