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Tue, 11:27

Make a detour to one of these beautiful covered walkways next time you’re in the City of Light.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

From colourful kite creations in Pas-de-Calais to fantastic floral displays in the Loire Valley, there’s lots to see in France this month

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What's On

Friday, March 29, 2019

The luxurious new flagship store is now the biggest retail space on Paris’ Champs Élysées

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Surviving changes in musical tastes, this instrument remains a potent symbol of French popular culture, says Heidi Fuller-love

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Driving

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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Monday, October 22, 2018

Visit historic cities, Western Front battlefields and Unesco heritage sites on a journey through Hauts-de-France

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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
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Are you a keen cyclist looking for a house in France? Make sure you add these areas to your househunting list if you want to be able to get on your bike and enjoy a beautiful ride straight from home

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Buying guides

Short Breaks

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Thought Paris shut down in August, think again! From film and music festivals to beach games, there are plenty of ways to chill out as the summer continues in the capital.

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Paris
Friday, June 22, 2018

Want to listen to some live music this summer? From classical concerts to rock shows, here are 9 music festivals in France you should visit

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Culture and attractions

Culture and Attractions

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Bookworms rejoice, here are eight independent bookshops in France, where you can browse the best of French and international literature and find your next great read.

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Culture and attractions
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Kate Mosse was a guest speaker at the Cheltenham Literature Festival in October 2018 and spoke about finding inspiration for her latest book – and beginning of a new series of novels set in France – The Burning Chambers.

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Culture and attractions

Camping in France

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
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Looking for the perfect holiday destination? There’s no need to look any further! You’ve found it at Domaine La Yole in Valras Plage, and this is why

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Camping in France

Walking in France

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
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

With such varied landscape, both at the coast and in the countryside, you’ll never be stuck for a walking or cycling holiday destination in France. Cicerone’s guidebooks are the perfect travel companion

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Walking in France

Family Holidays

Thursday, February 7, 2019

If you’re looking for a family adventure for the half term holidays, there are plenty of exciting escapes in France which are still available

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Family holidays
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Tripadvisor listed these 10 beaches as the best beaches in France in their Travellers’ Choice awards – do you agree?

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French beaches

Activity Holidays

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
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Looking for more affordable ski property in the Alps far from soulless, expensive, crowded and commercial resorts? Check out these peaceful, unspoiled and authentic ski destinations

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French Alps

Winter Trips

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Looking for more affordable ski property in the Alps far from soulless, expensive, crowded and commercial resorts? Check out these peaceful, unspoiled and authentic ski destinations

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French Alps
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Whether the weather be cold or whether the weather be hot, France’s different climate zones affect the weather you’re like to weather, whether you like it or not, finds Ruth Wood

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Aquitaine

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
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Although the Champagne region isn’t necessarily the first place you think of when planning a barge cruise holiday, it offers beautiful scenery, great places to visit and, of course, plenty of champagne! And with prices from just €1,220 per person, it’s more affordable than you might think...

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Boating in France

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