The Paris Bicycle Boom

While Paris has not been known as a cycle-friendly city, all that is changing, with some 50km of bike lanes added in the past few months alone. Here, Caroline Harrap reports on the new...

Popular French Baby Names: Yesterday and Today

When you think of classic French monikers, names like Brigitte and Jacques come to mind. But are they still popular? What are today’s parents naming their children? Let’s take a look. Most Popular Names In 2019,...
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5 Must-See Sites in Pau

Active sorts, sports fans, history buffs and galloping gourmets alike will find Pau has plenty to offer. Here’s our pick of what not to miss... Château de Pau This huge château has been a royal seat,...
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What To See and Do in Tarn-et-Garonne

With lots of natural scenic splendour, this is a great place to get out and about, by boat, by bike or on foot Related articles: Great Destinations, The Waterways of Tarn-et-Garonne 12 Essential Visits in Tarn-et-Garonne Wine...
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12 Things to Do at Île de Noirmoutier in the Vendée

Twelve Outstanding Experiences Not to Miss on the Île de Noirmoutier Related article: The Lure of La Vendée in Pays de la Loire Château de Noirmoutier Dominating the skyline of Noirmoutier-en-l’Île is the 20-metre-high keep of this...
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Annecy: The Best Place to Live in France

Following a two-year study... Annecy, in the Haute-Savoie, has been declared the best place to live in France following a two-year study by ‘L’association des villes et villages où il fait bon vivre’, which looked...

10 Amazing Things to Do in the Vendée

1. The Puy du Fou Theme Park This multi-award winning park, set in the north of the Vendée, offers a multitude of spectacular shows ranging from gladiators in a life-sized colosseum, Vikings, musketeers, medieval knights,...

Motorhome Holiday Adventures in France for Every Season!

Whatever the season... Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter, there’s plenty to explore and enjoy on your motorhome holiday in France. Whether you prefer the hot weather and the sunshine, or you’d rather hit the slopes in...
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Try Something Adventurous and Ride a Dragon in Calais

Sitting at the top of the belfry of the town hall in Calais, a dragon weather vane indicates the direction of the wind. But was this a subtle warning about the arrival of the...

5-Star Camping on the Atlantic Coast of France

Come and Stay at Camping Côte d'Argent Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Médoc wine region. This luxury campsite, just 300m from the pure white sands of Hourtin Beach, is a nature lover's...