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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

If you are planning a getaway to France in 2020, treat yourself to a stay at one of these award-winning hotels and resorts

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

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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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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

Good food and wine – and no WiFi – is how guests unwind at vineyard hotel Village Castigno in Assignan

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The FIFA Women’s World Cup gets under way this month shining the spotlight on some of France’s favourite cities

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The Best in Europe list for 2019 has been announced which includes a city in France

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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

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

Soothe aches and pains and take in beautiful architecure with a visit to these spa towns renowned for their thermal waters

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Home to lavender fields, ochre stone, olive groves and bountiful vineyards, Provence is a feast for all senses and its charming villages are a concentrated dose of Provençal art de vivre. Here are 21 villages of Provence you should visit

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Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur

There’s no shortage of picturesque French villages to visit but where do you start? We’ve selected some of our favourite villages from across France to help you decide which ones to explore first

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The Dordogne Valley is home to an enchanting mix of picture-perfect villages that have retained their French countryside charm. Here are 10 places that you should not miss

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Aquitaine

The sun is shining and the flowers are blooming, spring has sprung in France! Take a look at how stunning France is in the spring

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Paris

Planning a city break in France but want something different from Paris, Lyon or Bordeaux? Here are 10 alternative cities you could visit on a weekend break

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