Holiday Ideas

Get even more from a break in the City of Light by taking a train trip to these lovely destinations

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The UK government has announced its traffic light system for travel this summer including which countries are classified as green, amber and red – what does it mean and what are the requirements if you want to travel to and from France?

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These trompe-l’oeil murals are hidden in plain sight in the Hérault city

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With its bountiful surf and seafood, not to mention Europe’s highest sand dune, the Bassin d’Arcachon on France’s south-west coast provides the perfect escape

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Family

Standing guard over so-called Cathar Country, these royal citadels in south-west France are the rugged older siblings of the fairytale châteaux of the Loire

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A visit to a humble fromagerie is a gourmet odyssey through France’s many delicious varieties of cheese, from brie to beaufort

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Cultural

Follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh and Picasso and marvel at impressive Roman monuments in this charming city in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

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City breaks

The world-famous cycle race is back for 2021, despite the ongoing coronavirus situation – find out more about this year’s route and stages, the cyclists to watch, how to watch it and much more

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Sporting

With regular flights, enjoy a weekend in this historic town in Dordogne

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What’s your favourite way to spend a day in the French capital? Regular visitor Dan Daly relives an unforgettable experience involving a Renoir painting, a pavement café and an impromptu musical performance

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City breaks

Make a detour to one of these small yet characterful destinations for an authentic taste of France

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Discover rocky pinnacles, winemaking villages, glacial lakes and waterfalls on this stretch of the GR5 trail through Vosges and Jura

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Perfect for Easter treats or a sugar rush at any time of the year, these chocolate shops are worth a visit on your next trip to the French capital

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City breaks

The iconic La Vache Qui Rit cheese celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2021 with a programme of special events

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The iconic avenue in Paris is set to be transformed by 2030

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City breaks

Tripadvisor has announced its top 25 beaches in Europe and it includes three beautiful French seaside resorts

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Find out why there are so many churches with twisted spires in a little-known part of Pays de la Loire in western France

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From the Green Venice to the Venice of the Alps, these waterside towns and villages in France are excellent holiday destinations

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Enjoy exploring the Venice of the Alps and Lake Annecy in Haute-Savoie

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The French classical music festival will provide two weeks of immersive digital concerts this spring – all viewable online for free

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