Holidays & Things to do

Tips for Budget Travelling in France

Written by on April 23, 2015 in Holidays & Things to do
Tips for Budget Travelling in France

Whether  you’re taking a holiday in Paris or making an extended visit to France’s wonderful capital, you’ll probably hear friends and acquaintances say something along the lines of: “Paris? Oh, it’ really beautiful, but it’s expensive.” And it’s true that if you want to spend money, Paris will offer you plenty of temptations and opportunities. […]

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Brilliant Summer Holidays in the French Alps

Brilliant Summer Holidays in the French Alps

The Alps – they’re not just for winter, they make for the most amazing summer playground too! A holiday in the French Alps in summer isn’t about taking advantage of the region’s off-season – it’s about taking advantage of the different world that’s revealed once the snow has melted… The Alps are Europe’s longest mountain […]

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Buy a Holiday Home in France for less than the price of a Ford Focus

Buy a Holiday Home in France for less than the price of a Ford Focus

With the pound at a seven-year high against the Euro, France is hot property  for holiday home owners. But if your main aim is to relax and enjoy the French lifestyle, a bricks and mortar property may not be the right choice for you. We look at reasons to choose parc life in France with Siblu, with […]

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Monday Antiques and Flea Market Cours Saleya Nice

Written by on April 14, 2015 in Markets, Provence-Alpes
Monday Antiques and Flea Market Cours Saleya Nice

It’s Monday in Nice! The food and flower vendors are taking a well-deserved day off. Another kind of magic, a fabulous flea market/marché aux puces, appears under the colorful, striped canopies of the stalls that fill the pulsating nerve-centre of the Vieille Ville. Steps away from the siren call of the sparkling Mediterranean, another kind […]

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5 Fantastic Cycle Rides in the North of France

Written by on April 8, 2015 in Holidays & Things to do
5 Fantastic Cycle Rides in the North of France

The North of France is dotted with amazing cycle rides and the majority of them can be navigated even if you are going on a biking holiday with your family and have a need to cater for riders of all abilities.  We have though, included one route for the cycling enthusiast of greater ability amongst you […]

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The Biggest Strawberry Tart in the world!

Written by on April 8, 2015 in Festivals and Carnivals, French Cuisine, Limousin
The Biggest Strawberry Tart in the world!

In France, strawberries are adored – in fact they even claim to be responsible for the popularity of the delicious red fruit! The common woodland strawberry was known in Roman times and grown in Europe since early days but it was much later that the sweet red strawberry will know today was cultivated. In France […]

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75th anniversary Operation Dynamo Dunkirk

Written by on April 8, 2015 in Events, Nord-Pas de Calais
75th anniversary Operation Dynamo Dunkirk

Dunkirk, the last town to be liberated in 1945 was also the dramatic scene of a key episode at the beginning of the Second World War. Known as Operation Dynamo, it resulted in the evacuation of 340,000 allied soldiers to England, an event which will be commemorated in May 2015 for the 75th Anniversary… Great […]

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La Tour de l’Horloge Guines Museum, Pas de Calais

La Tour de l’Horloge Guines Museum, Pas de Calais

The town of Guines is a sleepy village these days that lies in the glorious countryside of Pas de Calais close to the Opal Coast, but it in its past life it has seen much action, drama and excitement. The Romans were here in 5 AD and not much more is known about it until, […]

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Easter Egg Hunts in Paris and around, 2015

Written by on April 3, 2015 in Events
Easter Egg Hunts in Paris and around, 2015

For several years, the City of Paris, some hotels, shops, associations or national monuments, have organised Easter egg hunts in the capital and nearby. Here are a few of our favourites: PARIS PARKS and MONUMENTS Champs de Mars (École Militaire side) near the Eiffel Tower from 10h to 17h, Sunday 5th April. 35,000 eggs to […]

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Agincourt 2015

Agincourt 2015

The Centre Historique Medieval at Agincourt has a packed programme of fun events for 2015, the 600th anniversary of the famous and bloody battle of Agincourt. From playmobil battle scenes to concerts and military shows featuring parachute jumps, a visit to Agincourt this year is sure to bring surprises and fun. Agincourt Programme of events […]

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