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20 reasons to visit Provence!

Written by on March 13, 2019 in Provence-Alpes
20 reasons to visit Provence!

There’s something about Provence. Those who visit, long to return, charmed by its beauty, wowed by its markets, awed by the sight of fields of lavender, poppies, sunflowers… and much much more. We asked long term expat in Provence, as well as renowned tour guide, Emily Durand of Your Private Provence to share her top […]

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Things for families to do in the Pays de la Loire, France

Written by on March 13, 2019 in Pays de la Loire
Things for families to do in the Pays de la Loire, France

The vast and varied region of Pays de la Loire (Atlantic Loire Valley) is a fabulous holiday destination when you have the kids in tow, from its crazy cultural attractions to endless cycling and watersports. It’s home to zoos, interactive museums, giant mechanical creatures to ride, a world-famous race track and France’s second most-visited amusement […]

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What compensation to expect when your flight to France is delayed or cancelled

Written by on March 7, 2019 in Holiday Travel
What compensation to expect when your flight to France is delayed or cancelled

It’s truly horrible when you’ve planned your perfect trip to France, everything is packed, you’re so ready to go… and then you’re told right at the last minute that your flight has been cancelled. Apart from the big let-down, you may lose your money. However, there are ways you can achieve flight cancellation compensation. Here […]

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Gorgeous gardens tour of France and England

Written by on March 7, 2019 in Tours in France
Gorgeous gardens tour of France and England

This fabulous ladies-only tour takes in the most magnificent gardens in France, from Claude Monet’s glorious masterpiece in Giverny to Great Dixter in Kent and many more besides. On this once in a life time tour, you’ll be pampered along your journey with exquisite accommodation and wonderful food and wines. You’ll get access to the […]

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Bleu de Pastel Dye Workshop in Toulouse

Written by on March 5, 2019 in Tours in France
Bleu de Pastel Dye Workshop in Toulouse

Toulouse is a colourful city – a place of rose coloured brick buildings under a deep blue sky. It’s always been colourful. In fact, it’s where the dye which coloured the cloth worn by the Kings of France was created. And, to this day, a few artisans have carried on the legacy of those early […]

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Win a fantastic holiday in France for up to 4 people

Written by on March 1, 2019 in Competitions
Win a fantastic holiday in France for up to 4 people

We’re thrilled to have teamed up with Lagrange Holidays to offer a week for up to 4 people in one of Lagrange’s fabulous holiday residences in France including Brittany, La Rochelle, Loire Valley, Cote d’Azur, the alps, Biarritz and in all of the most beautiful areas of the country. And, if you’re the lucky winner […]

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Provence Holidays | The best Provence holiday homes

Provence Holidays | The best Provence holiday homes

Picture-perfect lavender fields, quaint and pretty street markets. Exquisite little cafés where you can sit and watch the world go by, chilled wine and magnificent architecture. Provence is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Blessed with a wonderfully sunny disposition, it’s also one of the best places to take a holiday… Unique […]

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Gorgeous holiday cottages in Meursault Burgundy   

Written by on February 28, 2019 in Holidays & Things to do
Gorgeous holiday cottages in Meursault Burgundy   

Bong. Bong. Bong. From a tranquil sleep I’m slowly returning to the present moment. The warm glow of the morning sun fills the room. I recognize the sound of the church bells calling me to another day of leisurely indulgence. Easing myself out of my cozy nest is easy, knowing what awaits. I slip into […]

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How to take the very best self drive tours of France

Written by on February 28, 2019 in Tours in France
How to take the very best self drive tours of France

If you are looking for an independent, authentic and immersive travel experience in France, France Just For You can craft your personalized self-drive itinerary. Emilie and Laura who run the company, will arrange all accommodation, car rental and driving routes so you can focus on enjoying the best of France at your own pace. They […]

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10 tips for running a gite business in France

Written by on February 25, 2019 in Gîtes in France
10 tips for running a gite business in France

The last few years have seen unprecedented numbers of buyers seeking homes in France and particularly homes that can be run as a gite business. It seems that TV shows like Place in the Sun and Escape to the Chateau have fuelled the desires of many Brits to give up the rat race and escape […]

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