Holiday Ideas

Do less, experience more with Sue Aran's French Country Adventures' small group tours in south-west France

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Whether you prefer sweet or savoury, there's a crêpe for everyone in Paris

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Put your knowledge of France's famed Plus Beaux Villages to the test

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Ad Feature Top 5 boating holidays for beginners

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

The British craft gin scene has grown swiftly over the last 10 years - has the spiritual home of wine and cognac kept up?

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If family or friends' have just returned from a week in The Alps or Pyrénées and you're tempted to book for next year, but the cost is holding you back, checkout our super-savers guide for getting all the family out onto the slopes…

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You can watch them perform at an historic venue in the south of France as well as take part in a dance masterclass

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Art and history lovers have lots to look forward to this year

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Retreat to the Alps this winter in one of these alpine chalets; from a functional family-friendly lodge through to the lap of luxury

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The craft beer revolution has arrived in Paris in full force, with new bars and bottle shops opening all of the time. Here are three to discover with Daniel Neilson

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Who would have thought a former World War II submarine base in Bordeaux would transform into an immersive art experience?

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Christmas is the perfect time to explore what northern France and its markets have to offer

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Savoie - in and out of season

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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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

Christmas is a magical time of year to experience Paris - these festive markets are sure to delight

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There's a spectacular new French tourist attraction to add to your list - The Calais Dragon has caused a stir parading though the northern town and will soon be offering tours

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Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Test your knowledge of the glorious south

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It's dedicated to protecting some of France's most glorious forests

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Eight B&Bs in France are taking part in the event this year, with guests pitching their manual or creative skills in return for complimentary accommodation

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Events in France

Christmas markets in France

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

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