Holidays & Things to do

Best guided tour of Brittany

Written by on March 6, 2020 in Brittany, Tours in France
Best guided tour of Brittany

There aren’t many guided tours of Brittany, so when one comes along that’s absolutely brilliantly put together, run by a most charming host and takes in the very best of Brittany and just over the border Normandy – we’re excited! A women-only guided tour of Brittany and Normandy Annette Charlton lives part time in Australia, […]

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One day wine tour in the Gers, Gascony

Written by on March 2, 2020 in Midi-Pyrénées, Tours in France
One day wine tour in the Gers, Gascony

Though it may not be as well known as the wines of Bordeaux or Burgundy, the wines of Gascony are some of the best in France. Alongside the famous Armagnac of the Gers, when you visit, don’t miss a chance to visit the vineyards and taste the wonderful wines of the area. Sue Aran of […]

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5 must see WW2 sites in Normandy, France

Written by on February 27, 2020 in Normandy, Tours in France
5 must see WW2 sites in Normandy, France

To understand what WW2 was truly like, you must take a trip to Normandy, France to see where some of the most monumental events took place. The turning point of the war occurred in this region and the battle sites are meticulously preserved with many relics. It makes Normandy a must-visit to learn about and […]

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Top tips for visits to Disneyland Paris

Written by on February 27, 2020 in Paris, Theme Parks
Top tips for visits to Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris is the most visited theme park in Europe. Clearly everyone loves a little magic in their lives! Being this popular could mean that getting in to enjoy all that Disneyland Paris offers, isn’t as much fun as you’d like. But that’s not the case if you sort your tickets out in advance. Klook.com […]

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Three great spring destinations in France

Written by on February 22, 2020 in Places to Go
Three great spring destinations in France

Banish those winter blues with a spring break in France…. Spring sees the return of a warm sun in France. Vineyards are flourishing, the beaches are enticing, the countryside is filled with the scent of blossom from cherry, almond, lemon and orange trees. Shops and patisseries are filled with drool-worthy sweet things like edible works […]

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Best wine tours Provence

Written by on February 22, 2020 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Best wine tours Provence

The Rhone Valley is the ultimate wine lovers destination. And there’s no better way to discover this beautiful area of Provence and its vineyards than with a three day tour with a local expert guide. This is a unique chance to experience the real Provence. You’ll meet local wine makers, visit the grand domaines and […]

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Guide to the Chateau de Chantilly

Written by on February 21, 2020 in Museums and Châteaux, Picardy
Guide to the Chateau de Chantilly

Though France has plenty of Chateaux that impress, wow and take your breath away – some are more special than others. The Chateau de Chantilly in Picardy, a short journey from the centre of Paris, is one of them… Potted history of the Chateau of Chantilly Castles have stood for many centuries on the site […]

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Top events in France in March

Written by on February 4, 2020 in Month By Month
Top events in France in March

Spring officially starts on March 20, 2020 and festivals and events, as well as blossom, bursts into life all over the country. We take a look at some of the top events in France in March … What’s on in France in March? Provence, Tourrettes-sur-Loup, Alpes Maritime, Festival of Violets 29th February- 1st March 2020. The whole […]

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Guide to family skiing in Samoëns, French Alps

Written by on February 2, 2020 in Ski
Guide to family skiing in Samoëns, French Alps

When booking your ski trip, there is often a trade-off between convenience and charm. Samoëns, in the Grand Massif ski area, just 1 hour and 10 minutes’ drive from Geneva airport, is a beautiful alpine village, ancient and French… It’s a tale of love at first sight for travel writer Rachel Ifans, whose guide to […]

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The best Champagne tours of Champagne

Written by on January 16, 2020 in Champagne-Ardenne, Tours in France
The best Champagne tours of Champagne

Nothing beats sipping delicious Champagne in Champagne. It is the drink of choice for celebrations around the world and it is only produced in one beautiful area of France. “Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it” claimed Madame de Pompadour, the mistress of Louis XV, a woman who was […]

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