Holidays & Things to do

What’s on in France in August

Written by on July 4, 2019 in Month By Month
What’s on in France in August

Festivals, fun things to see and do in France in the sunny month of August. Get your picnic baskets out, your sunglasses to the ready and enjoy! National Holidays in France 15 August: Assomption – Assumption of Mary Events in France in August Midi-Pyrenées, Marciac. One of the greatest summer jazz festivals in Europe, Jazz […]

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South Coast of France: what to see and where to stay

Written by on July 3, 2019 in Places to Go
South Coast of France: what to see and where to stay

When the summer comes, there are few countries with better beaches than France. The Mediterranean coast in the south of France for example has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Here are ten of the most picturesque seaside resorts in the south of France. Saint Tropez This famous seaside holiday destination attracts […]

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All sorts of sailing holidays off the coast of France

Written by on June 28, 2019 in Active Holidays, Cruise holidays
All sorts of sailing holidays off the coast of France

Bobbing about on the sea was never more fun than now. Never more accessible either. And never as easy to find the perfect sailing holiday off the coast of France for you. And, there are prices to suit every budget. The world of sailing holidays has changed thanks to sailsquare.com. This innovative business has partnered […]

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5 places to enjoy sun, sea and sand holidays in France

Written by on June 21, 2019 in Places to Go
5 places to enjoy sun, sea and sand holidays in France

France is a wonderfully diverse and fascinating country that makes a great destination whatever type of holiday you enjoy. There’s a huge range of accommodation from cosy cottages, gites, country houses, villas or historic chateaux. Whether you’re looking for your perfect holiday home for two or twenty, there’s something for ever taste and every budget. […]

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Ten brilliant things to do in Dordogne

Written by on June 21, 2019 in Aquitaine, Places to Go
Ten brilliant things to do in Dordogne

Dordogne in southwest France is one of those places you can’t help fall in love with. It’s a verdant land of medieval villages and majestic chateaux, vineyards and pretty villages, forests, rivers and lakes. We asked the team at the private family holiday Chateau de Sadillac to share their top ten things to do in […]

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What’s on in July in France

Written by on June 20, 2019 in Month By Month
What’s on in July in France

We take a look at some of our favourite events and fun things to do in France in July. Get your sunglasses ready and enjoy a sunny day out as summer in France means there’s loads to do and see from the famous 14 July celebrations (known as Bastille Day to English speakers) to arts, […]

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The best Bordeaux Wine and discovery Tours

Written by on June 18, 2019 in Aquitaine, Tours in France
The best Bordeaux Wine and discovery Tours

Bordeaux nestles on the edge of a river, surrounded by world famous vineyards in sunny south west France. A 20 year rejuvenation project has left the UNESCO listed neoclassical architecture of the city gleaming and given it a unique air of vibrancy and joie d vivre. When it comes to visiting Bordeaux, you’re utterly spoiled […]

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The Halle de la Machine in Toulouse

Written by on June 18, 2019 in Midi-Pyrénées, Museums and Châteaux
The Halle de la Machine in Toulouse

When I was a kid I was entranced by stories of mythical beasts. My favourite tale was of a Minotaur who roamed a labyrinth on the Greek island of Crete. Small me believed that Minotaurs, a species which had the head and tail of a bull and the body of a man, really lived, much […]

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Women-only wellness, wine and gourmet tour of Bordeaux

Written by on June 18, 2019 in Tours in France
Women-only wellness, wine and gourmet tour of Bordeaux

This magnificent Girls Guide to Paris tour starts and ends in Bordeaux city from where you’ll discover, and stay in, some of the most beautiful areas around from – magical vineyards to a famous spa town… Wine, wellness and wonderful food in Bordeaux tour Bordeaux is often called France’s greatest city. Quite simply, it has […]

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Potager du Roi – The kings vegetable garden at Versailles

Written by on June 1, 2019 in Museums and Châteaux
Potager du Roi – The kings vegetable garden at Versailles

A short walk from the Palace of Versailles you’ll find the “King’s Vegetable Garden” – the Potager du Roi. It was built between 1678 and 1683 by French gardening genius Jean-Baptiste La Quintinie, at the request of Louis XIV. Open to the public, gardeners will love its beautiful paths, raised beds, statues and fabulous planting… […]

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