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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Savour the spa waters, ski resorts and delicious Savoyard specialities with Janet Brice. Once a favourite of Queen Victoria, its sulphurous thermal waters have drawn crowds, on and off, for centuries

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Friday, November 29, 2019

Find out when your favourite French ski resort opens and closes this year and get planning your next ski trip in France

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Winter trips

What's On

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The exhibition includes loans from museums and private collections around the world and will show how the French artist revolutionised the portrait

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

There are three national holidays in France in May this year, when many businesses close for the day. Make sure you know when they are so you can start planning your long weekends!

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Events in France

Driving

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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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Visit three coastlines in two days with a trip to the northern, western and southern reaches of Finistère, Brittany's answer to Land's End.

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Brittany

Cycling in France

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

Short Breaks

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Le Grand Quartier has a hotel, café, studios, shop and rooftop terrace situated around a large, central garden

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Short breaks
Thursday, September 19, 2019

This year's grape harvest in France is well under way. Take it all in with a stay at one of these fabulous wine estate hotels

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Short breaks

Culture and Attractions

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Soon Christmas markets will open across France bringing bucketfuls of festive cheer. These 12 traditional Christmas markets in France are a great place to pick up some French Christmas gifts

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Christmas in France
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The French City of Light beat off competition from Brussels, Athens and Lisbon to take the top spot

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Culture and attractions

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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Monday, April 23, 2018

Planning a camping or caravanning holiday to France? From the grounds of a château in northern France to a campsite just a short stroll from the Mediterranean Sea, here are some amazing places where you can pitch your tent or park your caravan

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Camping in France

Walking in France

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

A new signposting system in the City of Lights is guiding tourists and locals alike to lesser known cultural spots

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Paris
Monday, February 11, 2019

Lesley Williams of Cicerone shares her tips for making the most of a walking, hiking, or trekking holiday in France

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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, December 2, 2019

Destinations in France claimed several awards this year including World's Best Ski Resort 2019

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Winter trips
Friday, November 29, 2019

Find out when your favourite French ski resort opens and closes this year and get planning your next ski trip in France

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Winter trips

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
Thursday, March 22, 2018

With CroisiEurope, you'll cruise the rivers of Europe on board 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

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