How to have an unforgettable trip to France like a local

For many, a vacation to France is a considerable expense and represents one of the biggest investments of time and money spent for the year. There is trepidation, especially for first-time travelers, as they...

Top Tips for Travelling with Young Children in France

Holidaying with young children can sometimes seem like a daunting task, but with some careful planning you can have a perfect trip away in France that’s fun for all the family. Here are our...
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Exploring Strasbourg with Eating Europe’s New Food Tour

After spending the last few years happily eating my way around the country, I was starting to feel fairly confident in my knowledge of French gastronomy. However, when I began researching my first trip...
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The Festive Season in France: Favourite Christmas Markets and More

Treat your loved ones to authentic gifts from spectacular France If you fancy a winter getaway or want to stock up on goodies for the festive season why not take a trip to a Christmas...

Cruising the Loire from the Coastal Port of Saint-Nazaire

Guy Hibbert boards the Loire Princesse for a leisurely cruise up the river from the coastal port of Saint-Nazaire through Nantes and beyond... The Loire is France’s longest river, rising in the Ardèche mountains more...

Chez le Marquis du Pontet: Authentic Savoyard Heritage in the Alps

Discover the charm of Valloire-Galibier, a ski resort located in the Savoie department. Nestled between the passes of the Telegraph and Galibier, Chez le Marquis du Pontet is the ideal getaway for families and...

Cruising Southern France on the Rhône River with CroisiEurope

Why you should Choose to Cruise For centuries, the magic of the Rhône River has captivated artists, authors and nature lovers with its immeasurable beauty and charming riverside cities. Don’t be fooled by the ‘Cruise’ title...

What to See and Do in Old Poitou-Charentes

From Cognac and countryside to an unmissable theme park, the region has something for everyone Related articles: Legends and Traditions of Old Poitou-Charentes 12 Cultural Highlights in Old Poitou-Charentes Where to Stay and Eat in Old Poitou-Charentes COGNAC Tasting...

Life in the Slow Lane: Boating the Canal du Midi

It was the first of many such moments. Sitting high up on the sun deck, cold beer to hand, gently guiding our Royal Mystique cruiser along a stretch of the Canal du Midi, I see unfold before me...

Autumn breaks in France

Autumn is a lovely time to visit France when the beaches and attractions are less crowded with good weather often lasting long in to October. There’s plenty of delicious food and wine to sample...