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Recipe for Tarte Reine-Claude

Written by on August 23, 2019 in Desserts
Recipe for Tarte Reine-Claude

Queen Claude’s tart is a classic French dessert and definitely fit for royalty! It’s really easy to make and utterly delicious. The tart is made with plums known as Reine-Claude (greengage). The plums are named after Claude of France (1499-1524), the wife of Francis 1. If you love sweet, fruity tarts – you’ll love this […]

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Museums, Monuments and Arts Venues of Lille

Written by on August 21, 2019 in Museums and Châteaux, Nord-Pas de Calais
Museums, Monuments and Arts Venues of Lille

Lille in northern France is one of the most cultural cities in the country. There are more than a dozen museums and art venues in the city and every three years or so Lille goes arty-party mad with a major several-months-long art festival known as Lille3000 in public buildings and the streets. Palais des Beaux […]

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Where to eat out in Dijon Burgundy

Written by on August 19, 2019 in Burgundy
Where to eat out in Dijon Burgundy

Dijon is foodie central. Seriously food is on everyone’s lips, not literally of course, but its the most popular topic of conversation – or at least that’s what it feels like. People in Dijon LOVE good food so there are plenty of eateries from magnificent Michelin starred restaurants to tasty budget bistros. Here’s where to […]

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The best tours of Dordogne

Written by on August 8, 2019 in Aquitaine, Tours in France
The best tours of Dordogne

The Dordogne Valley in south west France is special. It’s the sort of place that you go to once and always long to return. Luscious landscapes, rivers and forests, vineyards and orchards peppered with the prettiest of villages and historic towns like medieval Sarlat and lofty Rocamadour. There’s no better way to discover the very […]

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Where to eat out in Strasbourg

Written by on August 6, 2019 in Alsace
Where to eat out in Strasbourg

If you love food – you’ll love Strasbourg. The city in the north east of France in the Alsace department takes its food, wine, cakes and desserts seriously. There’s a huge choice of restaurants to choose from. In the main tourist areas, they’re touristy of course, that doesn’t necessarily mean bad, you’ll get gorgeous views […]

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The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2019

Written by on July 13, 2019 in Magazine
The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2019

Welcome to the Good Life France Magazine Summer 2019 – totally free to read and utterly brilliant. Click here to read The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2019 This is a free magazine, written by professional travel writers with a brief to tell it like it is and to seek out the best things to […]

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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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