Regions of France

Fun things to do for the family in La Rochelle France

Written by on November 18, 2017 in Poitou-Charentes
Fun things to do for the family in La Rochelle France

Anyone who’s ever been to La Rochelle knows that it’s the essence of charm and style. A pretty harbour surrounded by cafés and stalls. Historic twin towers stand watch and usher in the Atlantic,  ancient covered arcades and narrow streets that lead to the market. An effortless southern style in a western corner of France. […]

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The absolutely best Loire Valley tours 

Written by on November 16, 2017 in Centre, Tours in France
The absolutely best Loire Valley tours 

The Loire Valley is peppered with chateaux of all shapes and sizes and if you love castles – there’s no better place to explore. The Loire Valley is also home to magnificent vineyards, glorious countryside, enchanting little villages, historic cities and fabulous markets. It’s known as the garden of France, the Valley of the Kings […]

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Langres Haute-Marne | The secret part of Champagne

Written by on November 16, 2017 in Champagne-Ardenne
Langres Haute-Marne | The secret part of Champagne

  Haute-Marne, the secret part of Champagne The Haute-Marne department of Champagne is not as famous as its sister department the Marne. There you’ll discover the legendary towns of  Reims and Epernay, famous for their Champagne domains and much more. Haute-Marne though, is a beautiful part of the region and there’s lots to discover here […]

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5 fabulous family activities in La Vendée France

Written by on November 16, 2017 in Poitou-Charentes
5 fabulous family activities in La Vendée France

La Vendée is a great place for family holidays, 18 famous seaside resorts and more activities than you could possibly do in a busy week of fun! Family fun for foodies As a foodie that loves to uncover natural food sources, one of my personal highlights  on a visit to La Vendée , was our […]

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The best restaurant in Narbonne France

Written by on November 14, 2017 in Languedoc-Roussillon
The best restaurant in Narbonne France

France is known the world over for its food. Every town and city offers its own delicacy, produces its own cheese and has recipes passed down through the generations that have led to its identity. Historically the local bistro was a focal point where French classic dishes from bœuf bourguignon to Blanquette du veau, baba […]

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How to find the perfect holiday apartment in Paris

Written by on November 14, 2017 in Paris, Renting a House in France
How to find the perfect holiday apartment in Paris

When you visit Paris, where you stay is an important part of the journey. Staying in an apartment really enhances the whole Paris experience enabling you to live more like a local than a visitor. Why rent an apartment in Paris? Whether you’re solo, a couple, friends or a family, renting an apartment can give […]

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Visiting Provence the slow way is best

Written by on November 14, 2017 in Provence-Alpes
Visiting Provence the slow way is best

Provence is the perfect antidote to stress. Renowned not only for the startling luminosity that lured artists like Paul Cézanne, Renoir, Picasso, Mistral, Camus, Pétrarque and Vincent van Gogh, as much for its tranquillity and lavender scented hinterland that has a very calming effect. The scorched limestone blast of 30°C has a happy knack of […]

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The best culture and gastronomy tour of Provence

Written by on November 13, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
The best culture and gastronomy tour of Provence

June is when the lavender begins to bloom in Provence, the sunflowers start to awaken and the last of the poppies are still nodding their heads in the warm summer breeze. It’s also the perfect time to take a gastronomic tour of Provence and experience the beautiful sights before the crowds of high summer arrive. […]

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6 of the very best cultural venues in Paris

Written by on November 13, 2017 in Arty, Paris, Romantic
6 of the very best cultural venues in Paris

Paris is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating cultural cities in the world. Historians say that there have been inhabitants in the area since at least 8000 BC, the Romans established a town here and it became the capital of Clovis, King of the Franks in 508 AD. In the middle ages Paris became one […]

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The perfect French Christmas event in Montreuil-sur-Mer

Written by on November 11, 2017 in Christmas Markets, Nord-Pas de Calais
The perfect French Christmas event in Montreuil-sur-Mer

For a captivating Christmas event, Montreuil-sur-Mer is the place to be for a special inaugural weekend of celebration. Featuring a fabulous wine fair, sublime gourmet dinner, carol singers and an enchanting Christmas market – this event will certainly get you in a festive mood. It all takes place on 9 and 10 December 2017, and […]

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