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5 must-sees in Marseille from the well-known to the secret…

Written by on April 22, 2019 in Provence-Alpes
5 must-sees in Marseille from the well-known to the secret…

Marseille is one of those places that you simply can’t visit just once. There’s so much to discover, so many facets to this bustling cosmopolitan city that you find you just have to go back. 5 million people a year visit the city. It’s the second largest and also the oldest city in France, a […]

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How to spend a weekend in Nantes, Pays de La Loire

Written by on April 16, 2019 in Pays de la Loire
How to spend a weekend in Nantes, Pays de La Loire

Situated in southwest France, in the department of Loire-Atlantique, region Pays de la Loire, Nantes was once the capital of Brittany. It was independent from France and home to one of the country’s largest ports. Although not directly accessed by the sea, the city’s strategic historic location on the confluence of the Loire and Erdre […]

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Top things to do in May in France

Written by on April 15, 2019 in Month By Month
Top things to do in May in France

The weather is usually fine all over France in May and that means it’s time to get out and about and enjoy one of the many events that take place. Don’t forget there are several national holidays this month, and that means shops may be closed all day or part day. And if you’re planning […]

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Le Shopping List for a day trip to Calais France

Written by on April 10, 2019 in Nord-Pas de Calais
Le Shopping List for a day trip to Calais France

When it comes to a day trip to France, wine isn’t the only thing that should be on your shopping list… When you take a day trip to Calais, build in time to shop for great French produce. Right next door to the Eurotunnel station is Cité Europe. A huge shopping mall stuffed full of […]

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Where to eat out in Bordeaux City

Written by on April 8, 2019 in Aquitaine
Where to eat out in Bordeaux City

Is Bordeaux the new gastronomic capital of France I found myself wondering as I wandered its streets. It may be known as the capital of wine in France, but with an influx of innovative new chefs, a programme of renovation to the streets and buildings which has brought a plethora of new eateries – it’s […]

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The Good Life France Magazine Spring 2019

Written by on March 23, 2019 in Magazine
The Good Life France Magazine Spring 2019

Welcome to the Spring issue of The Good Life France Magazine… It’s positively bursting with fabulous features and gorgeous photos – and if you’re not reading it in France – it’s the next best thing to being here! Click here to read it free online This is a free magazine, written by professional travel writers […]

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Win a fantastic holiday in France for up to 4 people

Written by on March 1, 2019 in Competitions
Win a fantastic holiday in France for up to 4 people

We’re thrilled to have teamed up with Lagrange Holidays to offer a week for up to 4 people in one of Lagrange’s fabulous holiday residences in France including Brittany, La Rochelle, Loire Valley, Cote d’Azur, the alps, Biarritz and in all of the most beautiful areas of the country. And, if you’re the lucky winner […]

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15 things to do in April in France

Written by on February 25, 2019 in Month By Month
15 things to do in April in France

April is the perfect month to get out and about, take a well-deserved break and enjoy the spring sunshine in France. Les Journées Européennes des Métiers d’Art European Days of Crafts – a chance for the public to meet artisans as 5000 events take place across France. Workshops, exhibitions and demonstrations of skill plus tours. […]

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Public Holidays in France 2019

Written by on November 19, 2018 in Events
Public Holidays in France 2019

On national holidays in France most shops and many public buildings and even tourist attractions can be shut. If you know where you want to visit check in advance to make sure it’s open on a French public holiday. Many public museums and galleries are free to the public on the first Sunday of the […]

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The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2018

Written by on September 17, 2018 in Magazine
The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2018

The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2018 issue is out – and it’s totally free to read online, download a PDF and subscribe to. There’s no catch, sometimes the best things in life really are free. Just click here to access it: The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2018 What’s in the autumn issue of […]

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