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Seaside Camping in France | Life’s a beach

Written by on February 14, 2019 in Camping and Caravanning
Seaside Camping in France | Life’s a beach

When it comes to camping near the seaside in France, there’s a huge choice. From pitching your tent in the dunes, to a cool cabin right on the beach, glamping under the pine trees, parking up in your mobile home or renting a chalet. What’s not to love about the sound of the sea lapping […]

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Join a truly tantalising tour of Bordeaux

Written by on February 13, 2019 in Tours in France
Join a truly tantalising tour of Bordeaux

Join a ladies-only small group tour of sunny Bordeaux. This sun baked wine loving region is packed with luscious vineyards, gorgeous little villages and historic towns. You’ll stay in the medieval village of Saint-Emilion, tour the UNESCO world heritage sites of the city of Bordeaux, known as the “pearl of Aquitaine” and visit local vineyards. […]

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Glamorous, authentic and unique luxury tours of Paris

Written by on February 12, 2019 in Tours in France
Glamorous, authentic and unique luxury tours of Paris

When you visit Paris there’s so much to see and do, it would be easy to miss the most fascinating bits. But with an insider’s take on the best Paris attractions, an extraordinary visit awaits you. From world class shopping to behind the scenes haute couture houses, perfumeries, cooking classes, wine tasting experiences and more […]

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Latour-Marliac where Monet’s water lilies were grown

Written by on February 12, 2019 in Tours in France
Latour-Marliac where Monet’s water lilies were grown

Latour-Marliac is one of the most unique and special plant nurseries and gardens in France. It’s where the water lilies which inspired Claude Monet were grown and where to this day, this exotic plant is revered. When you’re in the area of Temple-sur-Lot, Lot-et-Garonne, southern France, it’s an absolute must-visit destination. Latour-Marliac | Claude Monet’s inspiration […]

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Butte Bergeyre | A secret village in the heart of Paris

Written by on February 12, 2019 in Paris
Butte Bergeyre | A secret village in the heart of Paris

When you visit Paris and want to see it at its hidden best, it’s worth seeking out the charming inner city village of Butte Bergeyre in the 19th Arrondissement. Not many people know of it, not even Parisians. It is a hidden enclave in the city, where you’ll discover beautiful houses in streets perched high up […]

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The Good Life France Magazine Winter 2018

Written by on December 9, 2018 in Magazine
The Good Life France Magazine Winter 2018

  Welcome to the winter issue of The Good Life France Magazine. It’s a bumper issue and will definitely satisfy your French fix through the winter months! There are loads of fabulous features about some of the best places to visit in France including marvellous Marseille, home of Pastis, and brilliant Bordeaux which you can […]

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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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What’s on in France in October

Written by on September 12, 2018 in Events, Month By Month
What’s on in France in October

National Event in Paris – Nuit Blanche. Held annually on the first Saturday night in October when museums, public buildings, monuments, swimming pools, cinemas, parks, universities and historic sites are open to the public all night – an art and culture party! Read our review of Nuit Blanche here. Event details: quefaire.paris.fr/nuitblanche National Event: Semaine du Gout – […]

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Camping guide to Poitou-Charentes (Nouvelle-Aquitaine)

Camping guide to Poitou-Charentes (Nouvelle-Aquitaine)

Poitou-Charentes (Nouvelle-Aquitaine) in the southwest of France is one of the country’s most popular camping destinations. It’s no wonder, with a diverse landscape incorporating four departments that take in some of the best beaches and most glorious countryside in France, this is a region that makes for very happy campers says Finán O’Donoghue, CEO of […]

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