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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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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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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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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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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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Stunning B&B in authentic Provence

Written by on December 30, 2019 in Holidays & Things to do, Places to Go
Stunning B&B in authentic Provence

Not far from Marseille on the sun-kissed Cote d’Azur, lies a secret piece of Paradise. Unspoiled southern France at its best, seemingly left behind and a world away from the usual busy, crowded beaches and towns. And, in the middle of it, in the medieval town of Ceyreste, with its winding cobbled streets and pretty […]

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Spotlight on the Alpes-Maritime department | French Riviera

Written by on July 29, 2019 in Places to Go
Spotlight on the Alpes-Maritime department | French Riviera

The Alpes-Maritimes department is in the far south of France in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur bordering Italy and the Mediterranean Sea. Think long hot summers, year round temperate climate, the French Riviera and impossibly pretty villages and historic towns in the interior – this is an area that makes for a great holiday destination. What to […]

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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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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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