Tours in France

Going to the Tour de France

Written by on June 23, 2017 in Culture & Language, Tours in France
Going to the Tour de France

Have you ever flipped through the channels in July and come across the Tour de France?  Do you wonder where all those crazy people came from, how did they get alongside the road waving their flags? Why do they wear such outlandish outfits or nothing at all! My husband and I enjoy France, we spent […]

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Family road tour in the south of France by camper van

Family road tour in the south of France by camper van

There’s nothing quite like being able to go where you want, when you want in the south of France. With a campervan that’s perfect for a family trip, you can have some awesome adventures. We talk to Andrew Cook at Cookies Campers who hire out campervans in the south of France about how to make […]

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Walking the Chemin de Compostela Pilgrims Route in France

Written by on June 19, 2017 in Guest Blogs, Tours in France
Walking the Chemin de Compostela Pilgrims Route in France

The Camino de Santiago (called le Chemin de Compostela in France) has become very famous in recent years helped by the release of an American movie called The Way. With a handful of stars but not much budget to promote, the film was a success largely by word of mouth sharing. It’s the tale of […]

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Safest Rental Cars – The Safest Hire Cars Revealed

Safest Rental Cars – The Safest Hire Cars Revealed

Choosing a hire car can be a difficult decision – there’a lot of choice. We check out what are the safest rental cars and we have a great offer for all our readers – up to 10% off your hire car costs with one of the best hire companies there is (see the link at […]

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Spectacular cycling holidays in France in the Tarn

Spectacular cycling holidays in France in the Tarn

La belle France – birthplace of the world’s most famous cycling race. France is renowned for its cycling terrain be it Alpine peaks, Pyrennean passes, river roads or canal towpaths. It’s the country of choice for any cyclist worth their salt and one Occitanie based cycling holiday company hopes to introduce an undiscovered region to […]

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Finding accommodation for Tour de France 2017

Finding accommodation for Tour de France 2017

This summer, Le Tour de France will hold its 104th race from Saturday 1 July to Sunday 23 July. The race will start in Dusseldorf Germany, cross into Belgium and Luxembourg before carrying on into France. It will finish in Paris as always. The route is perfectly planned to go through scenic areas of France […]

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Insider tours of Paris for everyone

Written by on May 22, 2017 in Arty, Funky, Paris, Quirky, Tours in France
Insider tours of Paris for everyone

Paris is the most visited city in the world – for good reason, there’s just so much to fall in love with. Is it the wonderful architecture, the museums and art galleries, the fabulous patisseries and boulangeries or the scrumptious chocolatiers that you love? Or do you like to get off the beaten track and […]

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Ravishing road routes in the south of France

Written by on May 16, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Ravishing road routes in the south of France

Provence is a dream destination of picturesque villages, glorious landscape, fabulous food and wine and much much more. What it doesn’t have is easy to use public transport that will take you from the main road to the off the beaten track places – for that you’ll need wheels. Glampervan experience One of the most […]

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Join a brilliant summer weekend wine tour of Gers

Written by on May 9, 2017 in Tours in France, Wine and Drinks
Join a brilliant summer weekend wine tour of Gers

The gorgeous Gers is famous for its stunning landscape but did you know that it’s also one of the best wine making areas of France? It’s not just awesome Armagnac that’s made in this largely unexplored region of France, but also sublime wines. The vines grow alongside fields of bright sunflowers on steep hills, in […]

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Take a Tour of Aveyron, la France Profonde

Written by on May 6, 2017 in Midi-Pyrénées, Tours in France
Take a Tour of Aveyron, la France Profonde

Aveyron is one of those almost secret parts of France that you think can’t possibly exist in real life. Ancient bastide villages with cobbled winding streets make you feel as if you’re in a place where time has stood still. There are lush green valleys and flowery meadows, forested gorges and vineyards that cling to […]

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