Holidays & Things to do

Take a guided tour of Lourdes

Written by on January 13, 2019 in Tours in France
Take a guided tour of Lourdes

For over 159 years, millions of the faithful have flocked to the small village of Lourdes. Here, nestled at the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains in southwestern France, it’s said that miracles happen… Sue Aran of French Country Adventures says of Lourdes: “Before the Virgin Mary appeared to local girl Bernadette Soubirous in 1858, this […]

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Day trips in Provence with a private driver

Written by on January 8, 2019 in Tours in France
Day trips in Provence with a private driver

You will be surprised by how much you can experience in Provence in one day. When you have a private driver and local guide that is… Whether you’re based in Marseille or Avignon, Aix-en-Provence or off the beaten track, a day trip with a knowledgeable guide means you can get to see so much more […]

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Discover the Chateau de Chenonceau in pictures

Written by on January 8, 2019 in Centre, Museums and Châteaux
Discover the Chateau de Chenonceau in pictures

When I was a little girl, I had an idea of what a fairy tale castle would like. It would have towers and turrets and pointy bits. My dream chateau would have grand doors and huge rooms for dancing and partying. It would be filled with flowers. And it would have the most beautiful gardens […]

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Chateau des Milandes, Dordogne

Written by on January 8, 2019 in Aquitaine, Museums and Châteaux
Chateau des Milandes, Dordogne

A short ride from Sarlat, in the gorgeous countryside of Dordogne, you’ll find the Chateau and gardens of Milandes. It’s the former home of Josephine Baker, legendary entertainer of the early 20th century… History of Chateau des Milandes There was a fort on the site for hundreds of years in the village of Les Milandes. […]

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The best tours of France in 2019

Written by on January 7, 2019 in Tours in France
The best tours of France in 2019

Travel like a local! We’ve picked 14 fabulous tours in France where the experience is built around the things YOU want to see and do. Small Group tours in 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 […]

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Top Events in France February 2019

Written by on January 2, 2019 in Month By Month
Top Events in France February 2019

We look at some of the top events in France in February from celebration days to festivals, fairs, carnivals and more… Celebration days in France in February La Chandeleur – Pancake Day in France: 2 February 2019.  La Chandeleur or Crêpe Day is the day in France when people traditionally eat crêpes and drink cider! Here’s how […]

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What to see and do in Amboise, Loire Valley

Written by on January 1, 2019 in Centre, Museums and Châteaux
What to see and do in Amboise, Loire Valley

Amboise has wow factor by the bucket load. It’s not just the fact that there is a magnificent castle with centuries of history witnessed within it’s walls. It’s not just that the extraordinary Leonardo da Vinci lived his last years here. Or that his home is still there and he is buried in a chapel […]

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Family Holidays in France

Written by on December 29, 2018 in Holidays & Things to do
Family Holidays in France

France is a paradise for families with something and somewhere to please everyone. Whether you’re looking for a gentle first holiday with a baby or your children are at the difficult to please stage, you’ll find France is diverse enough for the ideal holiday for all. Read on for tips and ideas on making your […]

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Avignon, a major historic city of the south of France

Written by on December 27, 2018 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Avignon, a major historic city of the south of France

 The city of Avignon played an important role in the 14th century. Though nowadays, it’s mostly known for its bridge, the Pont d’Avignon, the city was once a residence for pontiffs who made their home at the Palace of the Popes. Besides its historic significance, Avignon has much to offer. Reasons to fall in love […]

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5 very good reasons to go cycling in the Occitanie region of France

Written by on December 22, 2018 in Languedoc-Roussillon, Tours in France
5 very good reasons to go cycling in the Occitanie region of France

If you’re a cyclist, then there are certain things that you look for in a cycling holiday that you know will really make it special. In the Tarn, Occitanie, France, boxes get ticked and cyclists get happy. Why the Tarn region in France is one of the best French cycling locations Admittedly the Tarn doesn’t […]

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