Holidays & Things to do

Water Sports in the Languedoc-Roussillon

Written by on October 20, 2014 in Sport
Water Sports in the Languedoc-Roussillon

The Languedoc-Roussillon has much to offer visitors including a plethora of water sport activities almost all year round. There really is something for everyone, whether it’s cruising gently on the Canal du Midi, or sport fishing. Or maybe you would like to try your hand at something more exciting like paddle boarding, paragliding, windsurfing, scuba […]

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Events in France November 2014

Written by on October 14, 2014 in Month By Month
Events in France November 2014

We take a look at what’s on in France 2014… National Holidays in France November 2014 1st  November 2014 La Toussaint – All Saints’ Day.  All over France pots of chrysanthemums are placed on graves as loved ones who have passed on are remembered. 11th November 2014 Armistice 1918 – commemorative services will be held all over […]

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Golf in France

Written by on September 30, 2014 in Golf
Golf in France

There are more than 550 golf courses in France, combined with outstanding gastronomy, landscape, history and culture, a golf holiday in France makes for a perfect break…. We take a look at some of the most charming courses in France just a short journey from the UK suitable for all levels of players. Brittany’s golf […]

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Major Events France October 2014

Written by on September 30, 2014 in Month By Month
Major Events France October 2014

National Event in Paris – Nuit Blanche 4th October 2014. Held annually on the first Saturday night in October when museums, public buildings, monuments, swimming pools, cinemas, parks, universities  and historic sites are open to the public all night – an art an culture party!  National Event: Semaine du Gout – Taste Week: 13-19 October.  In Paris […]

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Things to see in Mons Belgium

Written by on September 17, 2014 in Battlefields and War Memorials
Things to see in Mons Belgium

Mons in Belgium is known for its ‘First and the Last‘ reputation attained during World War One. It is the town on the Frontline where the first and last major engagements of World War One took place, where the first and last English soldiers were killed in Europe, their remains buried next to each other […]

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The First and Last shots of WW1 in Europe, Mons Belgium

Written by on September 17, 2014 in Battlefields and War Memorials
The First and Last shots of WW1 in Europe, Mons Belgium

The small city of Mons on the France-Belgium border is special in many ways. It’s the cultural capital of Wallonia, boasting a wealth of ancient buildings, fascinating museums and collections of art, design and natural history. It even has religious relics. The preserved body and separated head of a medieval saint are revered each year in […]

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Hike through history in Wattwiller France

Written by on September 15, 2014 in Alsace, Battlefields and War Memorials
Hike through history in Wattwiller France

Deep in the forest of Wattwiller, Alsace, France, famous for the mineral water that flows there, Susie Woodhams discovers an extraordinary history lesson… We climbed a small slope of tangled ivy and dried leaves to reach what seemed like a practical lunch spot: the moss-covered roof of a building nearly a century old, tucked deep […]

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Where do the French go on holiday in France?

Written by on September 9, 2014 in Holidays & Things to do, Quirky
Where do the French go on holiday in France?

Where do the French go on holiday in France? We discover the favourite places that the French like to visit and holiday at in France. French-born Australia based Yves Calmette re-visits France each summer. He likes to see and do as much as possible and takes us on a green journey from Brittany to Provence, […]

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Alsace River Cruise with CroisiEurope

Written by on September 8, 2014 in Cruise holidays
Alsace River Cruise with CroisiEurope

Fabulous castles, picturesque countryside, rolling vineyards, medieval towns and magnificent cities, an Alsace river cruise is a great way to discover this beautiful region. Waterways framed by mountains and forests, floating along scenic and tranquil waterways, Reza Amirinia takes an all inclusive Alsace river cruise and falls in love with the adventure of new places, […]

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Major events in France September 2014

Written by on September 1, 2014 in Month By Month
Major events in France September 2014

September in France is teeming with events, festivals and concerts as La Rentrée, the return to work, school and normality after the summer holidays. It’s a time of renewed energy and enthusiasm in France and you’ll find plenty going on to keep you entertained. We take a look at the major events in France September […]

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