Holidays & Things to do

A perfect Spring tour of Provence

Written by on June 12, 2020 in Tours in France
A perfect Spring tour of Provence

Welcome in the spring with a most beautiful tour of Provence. Provence in spring is one of the very best times of the year to see it in all its authentic, beautiful glory. Join a small group tour in which you’ll be immersed in the Provencal lifestyle. You’ll enjoy fabulous food and wine. Experience the […]

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10 Cities to visit on a day trip from Paris

Written by on June 12, 2020 in Paris, Places to Go
10 Cities to visit on a day trip from Paris

Of course Paris has plenty to keep visitors happy for weeks on end. But. Sometimes it’s great to get out of the city. To see what else France has to offer. It’s really easy to get around and about by train from Paris. We’ve chosen 10 captivating cities you can easily visit on a day […]

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The best Armagnac Tours | Gers

Written by on June 2, 2020 in Tours in France
The best Armagnac Tours | Gers

There are parts of France that are so authentic, so special, you feel as if you need to pinch yourself to believe they’re real… In the Gers department in the far south west of France, in the land known historically as Gascony, the locals make Armagnac, a world famous brandy. But this is not just […]

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Some of the dreamiest places in France

Written by on April 30, 2020 in Holidays & Things to do, Places to Go
Some of the dreamiest places in France

In 1787, 14 years before he became the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson toured France. He left Paris where he was based and made his way south, stopping en route at dozens of towns and cities, tasting wine, enjoying the food and writing about the people he met and the sights he […]

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History of the Louvre Museum, Paris

Written by on April 13, 2020 in Museums and Châteaux
History of the Louvre Museum, Paris

The Louvre is the world’s most famous and largest fine arts museum. It’s home to the one of the most impressive art collections in history. It’s also the most visited museum of the world with a stonking 10 million visitors a year – but it wasn’t always this way. Once it was only for royalty […]

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Writer’s retreat in Brittany

Written by on March 12, 2020 in Holidays & Things to do
Writer’s retreat in Brittany

Finding time to write. It can be a problem. We’ve all been there. We have big plans for a great story and then we have to go to work, we have to cook dinner, pick up the kids, clean the house, entertain guests, go on outings. And then after all of this extra work all […]

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How to spend 48 hours in Paris

Written by on March 12, 2020 in Paris, Tours in France
How to spend 48 hours in Paris

If you’ve only got 48 hours in Paris – you can still see and do a lot to give you a fabulous flavour of the City of Light and take in some of the world’s most beautiful monuments. Paris Travel Advice Don’t waste precious time standing for hours in queues – book your tours and […]

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3 of the Best Day Trips from Paris

Written by on March 12, 2020 in Tours in France
3 of the Best Day Trips from Paris

A visit to Paris is always a good idea and there’s heaps to see and do. You’ll never be bored that’s for sure. But, sometimes it’s great to get out of the city, to see what else there is, and experience a day trip from Paris to some of the most beautiful sites in France. […]

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Writers retreat in France

Writers retreat in France

In September 2020, a very special writers retreat will take place in Bordeaux. With three great writing instructors on hand including Cara Black, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 19 books, this one week course is designed to help and support writers of all genres and all levels. Whether you’re a writer […]

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The very best guided tours of Aveyron

Written by on March 11, 2020 in Midi-Pyrénées, Tours in France
The very best guided tours of Aveyron

There are some places that are so special you have to pinch yourself to make sure they’re real and not a dream. Aveyron in southwest France is one of those places. It’s a land where you’ll step back in time and discover beauty on every corner. Pickled in the past, picture postcard pretty medieval villages, […]

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