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Indulge your passion for fabulous food in northern France

Written by on January 15, 2019 in Gastronomy, Nord-Pas de Calais
Indulge your passion for fabulous food in northern France

In 2010, UNESCO awarded French cuisine ‘World intangible heritage status’, reflecting the importance of great food in France. A nip across, or under, the English Channel to northern France reveals a wealth of gastronomic delights. From lush produce at street markets, to tasty treats at the supermarket, cheese shops, wine shops and boulangeries that smell so […]

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Take a guided tour of Lourdes

Written by on January 13, 2019 in Tours in France
Take a guided tour of Lourdes

For over 159 years, millions of the faithful have flocked to the small village of Lourdes. Here, nestled at the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains in southwestern France, it’s said that miracles happen… Sue Aran of French Country Adventures says of Lourdes: “Before the Virgin Mary appeared to local girl Bernadette Soubirous in 1858, this […]

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Day trips in Provence with a private driver

Written by on January 8, 2019 in Tours in France
Day trips in Provence with a private driver

You will be surprised by how much you can experience in Provence in one day. When you have a private driver and local guide that is… Whether you’re based in Marseille or Avignon, Aix-en-Provence or off the beaten track, a day trip with a knowledgeable guide means you can get to see so much more […]

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Discover the Chateau de Chenonceau in pictures

Written by on January 8, 2019 in Centre, Museums and Châteaux
Discover the Chateau de Chenonceau in pictures

When I was a little girl, I had an idea of what a fairy tale castle would like. It would have towers and turrets and pointy bits. My dream chateau would have grand doors and huge rooms for dancing and partying. It would be filled with flowers. And it would have the most beautiful gardens […]

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The best tours of France in 2019

Written by on January 7, 2019 in Tours in France
The best tours of France in 2019

Travel like a local! We’ve picked 14 fabulous tours in France where the experience is built around the things YOU want to see and do. Small Group tours in France Each and every private tour is different and they are all typically for less than ten people. Enjoy the trip of a lifetime… Tour at […]

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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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