France Travel Guides

Useful factsheets and guides for travelling to and across France from famous landmarks to undiscovered gems.

Luxury homes for exchange in France mean luxury holidays for less

photo by Jérémie MachotWith hotel, villa or apartment costs often swallowing a large part of your French holiday budget, any potential savings on accommodation costs is good news...

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Special events in France this festive season

Aspe Valley IglooLooking for something special to do in France this festive season? How about snuggling up in an igloo in the Pyreness or watching the Festival of Lights in Lyon...

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France’s Christmas Markets 2010

Christmas MarketsA quick round up of some of the best Christmas Markets to visit across France this season...

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Parks and gardens in Normandy

Jardin PlumeIn Normandy, the water, the light, the colours, the gentle landscapes and the rich heritage all lend themselves perfectly to the gardener’s art. Every new garden is a source of wonder.

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Beautiful Chateaux of the Loire Valley

ChateauKnown as the garden of France the Loire valley is packed with historical towns and crammed with some of the most beautiful châteaux France has to offer. We take a look at five of the most beautiful...

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Sightseeing with the Paris Pass

ParisTake the stress out of visiting Paris with the Paris Pass. By purchasing a Paris Pass you gain free access to more than 60 must see Paris attractions including the Arc de Triomphe the Louvre and Orsay museums as well...

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Ferry Crossings to France

ferryIf you are looking at visiting France, then going over the water by ferry crossing is a very popular way of travelling especially from the United Kingdom and for some it can be a lot more fun than sitting in an airport hoping that the plane is going to depart on time!

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Family Cycling Holidays in France

cyclistsCyclists of all abilities can look forward to some fantastic scenery whilst on a cycling holiday in France, along with experiencing traditional French cuisine in the many hotels you stop at on your travels through the scenic countryside.

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French Canal Barge Holidays

Canal du Midi holidaysWhen it comes to enjoying one of the best locations for cruising the soothing waters of France, the Canal du Midi is the most well known. Plenty of worthy French sights are connected to these waters, offering a variety of French canal barge holidays you'll never forget

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Leave the Cigarettes at Home When Visiting France!

Tourists heading for a ski holiday in France or her capital Paris may want to consider kicking 'butt' on their smoking habit. Starting in France this year, smoking is now banned in all places that serve the public...

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A mucky treat for the onion gourmets

calcotsOn the face of it the idea is barmy - hundreds of gourmets assembling to eat this delicacy and get themselves mucky. But if you enjoy exquisitely tender, grilled spring onions grown in a unique way and dipped in an unforgettable fiery sauce ("salvitxada" or "romesco") this is the experience of a lifetime...

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