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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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Pastry class with a master chef in the Gers

Written by on December 5, 2019 in Midi-Pyrénées, Tours in France
Pastry class with a master chef in the Gers

If you have a sweet tooth and a yearning for learning how to make the most amazing French cakes – this pastry class with a master chef in Gers is perfect for you! Close to Auch, the capital of the Gers department, the little village of Vic-Fezenac has a surprise. On the outskirts, in his […]

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The best of Burgundy wine tours

Written by on November 27, 2019 in Tours in France
The best of Burgundy wine tours

Burgundy is renowned for its wine – with villages such as Chablis and Nuits-St-Georges known throughout the world. It’s a land where Renaissance chateaux, medieval abbeys and fortified villages pepper the landscape making Burgundy an outstanding tourist destination. Burgundy Tours Burgundy has history at every turn and was once a formidable Kingdom more powerful than […]

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Win return tickets on DFDS Ferry from Dover to France

Written by on November 25, 2019 in Competitions
Win return tickets on DFDS Ferry from Dover to France

Fancy a trip to France? We’re delighted to partner with DFDS Ferry company to give away two sets of return tickets for use on DFDS Ferry route Dover/Calais (1 hour 30 minutes) or Dover/Dunkirk (2 hours) for a car and up to 9 passengers. DFDS Seaways are the current World’s Leading Ferry Operator & Europe’s […]

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