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The best Champagne tours of Champagne

Written by on January 16, 2020 in Champagne-Ardenne, Tours in France
The best Champagne tours of Champagne

Nothing beats sipping delicious Champagne in Champagne. It is the drink of choice for celebrations around the world and it is only produced in one beautiful area of France. “Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it” claimed Madame de Pompadour, the mistress of Louis XV, a woman who was […]

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One day watercolour painting workshop in Gers

Written by on January 13, 2020 in Holidays & Things to do, Midi-Pyrénées
One day watercolour painting workshop in Gers

Enjoy a one day watercolour painting workshop in Fourcès, a Plus Beaux Village de France – officially one of the prettiest villages in France. In the heart of the Gers department, this isn’t a holiday experience that you’ll find in the tourist guides. But – that’s what makes it so special. Renowned teacher Ray Johnstone […]

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Join a fabulous week-long Paris tour

Written by on January 2, 2020 in Paris, Tours in France
Join a fabulous week-long Paris tour

Whether you’re travelling solo or with friends or family, a week-long escorted tour of Paris with A French Collection is the sort of trip where you’ll make memories and get to experience authentic Paris like a local. You’ll see the most legendary sights. Visit iconic museums and monuments. And, you’ll also go beyond the typical […]

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Stunning B&B in authentic Provence

Written by on December 30, 2019 in Holidays & Things to do, Places to Go
Stunning B&B in authentic Provence

Not far from Marseille on the sun-kissed Cote d’Azur, lies a secret piece of Paradise. Unspoiled southern France at its best, seemingly left behind and a world away from the usual busy, crowded beaches and towns. And, in the middle of it, in the medieval town of Ceyreste, with its winding cobbled streets and pretty […]

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French immersion holiday Dordogne

Written by on December 23, 2019 in Aquitaine, Learn French, Tours in France
French immersion holiday Dordogne

It’s hard to think of anywhere more enchanting than the Dordogne. Around every corner is something that takes your breath away – stunning landscapes, magical chateaux and historic villages. A discovery tour of this part of France is authentic, cultural and downright delicious – it’s famous for its wonderful gastronomy. Take a tour combined with […]

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The very best tours of France

Written by on December 18, 2019 in Tours in France
The very best tours of France

We’ve picked 10 fabulous tours in France where the experience is built around the things YOU want to see and do. Small Group tours of France Each and every private tour is different and they are all typically for less than ten people. Enjoy the trip of a lifetime… Tour at your own pace Unlike […]

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Why British holiday makers love France

Written by on December 14, 2019 in Holidays & Things to do
Why British holiday makers love France

With around 13 million visitors to France from Britain in 2018, France, or l’hexagone, as the French call it, is a firm favourite with British holiday makers. Despite being separated by just over 20 miles of the English Channel at its closely point, France is very different to the UK and offers a hugely diverse […]

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5 must-see destinations in the South of France

Written by on December 12, 2019 in Tours in France
5 must-see destinations in the South of France

There’s so much to see, and so much to experience in the sunny south of France that it’s sometimes hard to know where to start. So, we asked Julia Girard-Gervois of TripUSAFrance for her top tips. Her tours are all about getting to know the south of France that the locals know and love, not […]

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Win a gorgeous French tablecloth

Written by on December 7, 2019 in Competitions
Win a gorgeous French tablecloth

It’s giveaway time! You could win a colourful Olives Blossom round tablecloth. We’re giving one away thanks to FrenchShopping.co.uk – the French Tablecloth Shop online. Based in the UK, this family run company source all of their tablecloths from makers directly in France. And, theyship worldwide. This bright red Provence style tablecloth measures 180cm in […]

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Perfect guide to wine pairing at Christmas

Written by on December 6, 2019 in Wine and Drinks
Perfect guide to wine pairing at Christmas

In France, Christmas meals lasting anything up to 6 hours are de rigeur. But, with more than 200 wine varieties to choose from – how do you know which are the best wines to drink at Christmas? We asked Laurent Yung of the renowned French wine club, SomMailier for some tips! How the French drink […]

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