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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...

Cruise the South of France with Le Boat

Southern France offers canal cruises with the best of everything. Beaches, History, UENSCO Sites, World Class Cuisine & much more. If you enjoy exploring beautiful beaches, quaint villages, and world-class cuisine, a trip to the...

Chalets in the French Alps: Luxury Comfort in Les Gets

Discover the Exceptional Quality of Chalets 1066 We are a family-run company based at the resort, with over 11 years of experience and a network of staff who are passionate in putting customer service and...

Book Reviews: Along Came Coco, A Story about Coco Chanel

A spirited waif with dreams of flounces and fame rising through haute couture's echelons, one daring crop pantalon at a time, Coco Chanel's rags-to-riches journey is the stuff of bedtime stories. Add to this...