Holiday Ideas

Thursday, April 2, 2020

From châteaux to caves, take a trip across France without leaving your home with these incredible virtual reality tours from Google Arts & Culture

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Here are some of the quirky tidbits we learned about France while putting together the latest issue of FRANCE Magazine

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What's On

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Bring out the popcorn and snuggle up on the sofa with one of these English-language films set in la belle France

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Delightful posters depicting Belle Époque Paris and winter sports in the French Alps are expected to make thousands

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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

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
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

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
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

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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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

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
Monday, February 17, 2020

Retired but not tired? Retiring but not shy? A move to France could be a great chance to get fit, learn new skills and take time to care for yourself and others, says Ruth Wood

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Expats 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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