Holidays & Things to do

Campervan tours in the south of France in Winter

Written by on October 11, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Ski, Tours in France
Campervan tours in the south of France in Winter

It’s entirely possible to enjoy sun in the morning and snow in the afternoon in the far south of France says Andrew Cook of Cookies Campers. He shares his top tips for a sun/ski winter combo break on the Cote d’Azur, just 90 minutes drive from Nice. It’s Nice to have both worlds Cookies Campers […]

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Beautiful Provence | Abbey Saint André Villeneuve-sur-Avignon

Written by on October 11, 2017 in Places to Go, Provence-Alpes
Beautiful Provence | Abbey Saint André Villeneuve-sur-Avignon

Provence is a place of beautiful villages, picturesque hill top towns, gorgeous gardens and a stunning landscape. All who visit long to return after falling in love with the colourful southern French region. We asked Emily Durand at Your Private Provence about some of her favourite Provence beauty spots… Abbey Saint Andre one of the […]

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Brilliant off the beaten track city breaks in France

Written by on October 10, 2017 in Holidays & Things to do, Places to Go
Brilliant off the beaten track city breaks in France

France is a land of diverse landscapes and varied cities. There’s the cultural capital Paris, the gastronomic capital Bordeaux and wine capital Lyon – but there’s far more to France that the well-known. Discover some of the most beautiful, undiscovered cities for a special break you’ll love. Brittany – Dinan Dinan is a beautifully preserved […]

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3 cities perfect for Autumn visits in France

Written by on October 4, 2017 in Aquitaine, Holidays & Things to do, Paris, Rhône Alpes
3 cities perfect for Autumn visits in France

Paris in Autumn Hot chocolate in cafés that have a warm glow at dusk, golden leaves floating gently down on wide avenues and rosy sunsets. Rainy days when museums beckon, steaming hot coffee and croissants and walking on frosty cobble stones. And don’t forget Nuit Blanche, the big event of the season held every first […]

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Estaing Aveyron one of the most beautiful villages in France

Written by on October 4, 2017 in Midi-Pyrénées, Tours in France
Estaing Aveyron one of the most beautiful villages in France

Estaing in Aveyron, lies at the foot of the Aubrac Mountains, at the mouth of the river that runs through the gorges of Lot. A picture-postcard village that is classified as one of the “most beautiful villages of France”, it’s about 25km from Rodez. What to see in the captivating village of Estaing Averyon Estaing […]

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La Villa de Mazamet France’s leading luxury B&B in the south of France

La Villa de Mazamet France’s leading luxury B&B in the south of France

Deep in the south of France, nestled in the foot of the stunning Montagne Noire mountain range, which divides the departments of the Tarn from the Aude, sits Mazamet. And, nestled in Mazamet is the exquisite Villa de Mazamet, the No. 1 B&B in France on Trip Advisor… France’s leading luxury B&B Mazamet isn’t your […]

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Au Coeur d’Avignon | The best B&B in Avignon Provence

Written by on September 25, 2017 in Holidays & Things to do, Provence-Alpes
Au Coeur d’Avignon | The best B&B in Avignon Provence

It’s my secret place, the best B&B in Avignon in Provence, but I’m the sort of person who likes to share… Au coeur d’Avignon If you go to Avignon and you’re looking for a lovely B&B then look no further. Au Coeur d’Avignon (which translates as in the Heart of Avignon), is tucked down a […]

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Fabulous food themed holidays in France

Fabulous food themed holidays in France

For fabulous food themed holidays in France and gorgeous gites with an olive flavour – look no further, we’ve got you covered! Divine olive vineyard visits Olive trees have been grown in France for around 2,500 years. They were introduced by the Greeks who landed in Marseille, the oldest city in France. Homer called it […]

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The Very Best Provence Wine Tour

Written by on September 22, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France, Wine and Drinks
The Very Best Provence Wine Tour

Join a totally unique and utterly wonderful wine tour in Provence that’s like no other! It includes vineyard visits, wine tasting, delicious dishes and, the piece de resistance, a fabulous grape stomp – guaranteed to channel your inner “I Love Lucy”! Provence Wine Tour This is a wine tour in Provence that’s like no other. It […]

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Chateau de Pailly Langres Haute-Marne

Written by on September 21, 2017 in Champagne-Ardenne, Museums and Châteaux
Chateau de Pailly Langres Haute-Marne

Langres in the Haute-Marne region of Champagne is a sleepy sort of a town where people are friendly and say hello to strangers. It wasn’t always so. The original Chateau de Pailly which was built in the 11th century was destroyed by the people of Langres. They acted in retaliation for the Burgundian owner’s support […]

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