Holidays & Things to do

Discover Brittany on a week-long luxury tour

Written by on September 24, 2020 in Tours in France
Discover Brittany on a week-long luxury tour

Early summer is the perfect time to head to Brittany. Discover bucolic landscapes and beautiful beaches in a land that’s brimming with culture and art. Chateaux galore, medieval towns, mile after mile of peaceful and picturesque countryside dotted with pretty little villages or oodles of long, golden sandy beaches. Local cuisine, boulangeries with fresh baked […]

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Provence lavender photography tour

Written by on September 15, 2020 in Tours in France
Provence lavender photography tour

Hone your photography skills on a seriously special tour amidst the scented lavender fields and in the most beautiful villages of Provence. You’ll experience the Provencal way of life, visit colourful street markets, celebrate Bastille Day, explore magical medieval villages and discover secret places. And you’ll capture this enchanting experience on camera with a superb […]

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The best gastronomic guided Tour of Dordogne

Written by on August 23, 2020 in Tours in France
The best gastronomic guided Tour of Dordogne

One of the main reasons we all love France so much is for it’s wonderful gastronomy. Those marvellous markets, the cake and bread shops, cheese and wine – they are as every bit as alluring as the enchanting castles, fabulous countryside and wonderful vineyards. French gastronomy is world famous. It’s UNESCO listed even. And in Dordogne […]

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Join the best tour of the French Riviera – ever

Written by on July 23, 2020 in Tours in France
Join the best tour of the French Riviera – ever

We’re known for telling you about the very best tours of France. But every now and again, something super special comes up. The Girls Guide to Paris Tour of the French Riviera, following in the footsteps of F Scott Fitzgerald, is nothing short of dazzling…. French Riviera Tour in the footsteps of F Scott Fitzgerald […]

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Stunning secret holiday spots in France

Written by on July 15, 2020 in Holidays & Things to do, Places to Go
Stunning secret holiday spots in France

If you’re looking for crowd-dodging, off the beaten-track, fabulous places to holiday in France – check out these inspired choices! French Connections, the UK holiday company that lists thousands of gites all over France, asked us to share three of our favourite secret holiday spots in France. Burgundy, Annecy Mountains and Brittany have it all: beaches, […]

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The ultimate gourmet truffle and wine tour Provence

Written by on July 9, 2020 in Tours in France
The ultimate gourmet truffle and wine tour Provence

There are some foods which epitomise the essence of gastronomic greatness  – truffles are one of them. And good wine is another. The legendary “black diamonds” of Provence are revered as much top chefs as by local families. They’re added to artistic dishes by master chefs around the world and by keen cooks to enhance […]

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Christmas Tour of Provence

Written by on June 29, 2020 in Tours in France
Christmas Tour of Provence

Provence has year round charms. From poppy fields in spring to lavender fields in summer and the ripe vineyards of the fall. But in the winter holiday season, festive magic fills the air. If you love sparkle and Christmas décor, if you love great food and wine, culture and art, then this tour of Provence […]

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5 brilliant uncrowded beach holiday locations in France

Written by on June 24, 2020 in Places to Go
5 brilliant uncrowded beach holiday locations in France

If you fancy hopping in the car, taking the ferry or train to France and enjoying a brilliant beach holiday without crowds – you’re in luck. We asked the experts at French Connections to tell us five of their favourite beach holiday locations in France that are uncrowded as well as fabulous. Pack the car […]

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Castles you can visit on a day trip from Paris

Written by on June 24, 2020 in Museums and Châteaux, Paris
Castles you can visit on a day trip from Paris

Castles you can visit easily in a day trip from Paris include Chenonceau, the gorgeous Castle of Flowers, enchanting Chantilly and fabulous Fontainebleau. If you’re in Paris, we know you’ll have plenty to do and see, but the chateaux of France are super special and when it’s this easy to  visit, it really adds something […]

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CroisiEurope river cruises in France

Written by on June 21, 2020 in Tours in France
CroisiEurope river cruises in France

I’m not quite sure if there’s anywhere else you’d see waltzing Frenchmen together with a waiter sporting a furry shark’s head hat and a group of cynical journalists practising tai chi on the dance floor of a luxurious cruise ship floating down the Rhone River. But life on CroisiEurope river cruises in France is anything […]

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