Top Things to See and Do in Normandy

We highlight some of the more popular activities, attractions and places to visit in the Normandy region. Related articles: Great Travel Destinations, Normandy for Everyone Top 12 Iconic Sites of Normandy Where to Stay and Eat in...

Fun on Two Wheels in Occitanie: Raising Cancer Awareness in France

Cancer Support France is once again organising a Cycle for Life across the beautiful countryside of the Occitanie region. The event will take place over four days from the 22nd to the 25th of...
The River Nive weaves its way through Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in Pays Basque

Great Travel Destinations: French Basque Country

Europe’s best surfing, the chic coastal town of Biarritz, the proud Basque culture and language, the rolling foothills of the Pyrenees, even a ski resort… the French Pays Basque is one of France’s most varied and distinct...

Caravane Publicitaire: The Other Tour de France

Popularly known as la Grand Boucle, the Tour de France is a sporting phenomenon like no other. The race takes place over a three-week period in July, when more than 12 million spectators line...

Things to See and Do in Bordeaux: A Comprehensive Guide

Bordeaux is not just a wine-producing town – it is a thriving city in its own right. Related Articles: Great Destinations in France: Bordeaux Wine Country Where to Stay and Eat in Bordeaux Wine Country 12...
Eguisheim is famous for its Christmas market

Top Things to Do and See in Alsace

Presenting some popular activities, attractions and places to visit in Alsace, at all times of the year in the region. CHRISTMAS MARKETS Come December, every Alsatian village opens its Christmas market, an enchanting tradition begun in 1570 with Strasbourg’s Christkindelsmärik,...

Just Say It’s Monsieur Vélo: Why I Live in Annecy

“Là je suis bien, je vois clair, il y a de l’air." -- Paul Cézanne It was good to be up high. It was good to breathe the fresh air perched atop Sainte Victoire overlooking the plains leading...
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Retail Therapy: How Would You Spend €1,000 in Burgundy?

Spring in Burgundy always takes me by surprise. The landscape appears to wake up from hibernation overnight. Suddenly the sky is sighing with swallows and butterflies, vines stretch out their tendrils, and the colza fields light up in...

5 French Hidden Gems for the Ideal Camping Holiday

When most Brits think of a camping holiday in France, their minds alight on regions such as Brittany, Charentes-Maritimes, Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence. The allure of beaches and dramatic coastlines may be strong, but France...

Great Destinations in France: A World of New Adventure in Alsace

It's a part of France that is unlike any other (not least because it hasn't always been a part of France.) Much of the culture is distinctly German, and the influence of the Swiss...