France Set to Benefit as Spain Suffers COVID-19 Setbacks

Revised travel advice from UK government enforces non-essential travel to Spanish Islands and its mainland A surge in coronavirus infection rates in Spain has resulted in a decision by UK Health Minister Helen Whately to...
temperature testing of TGV customers

SNCF Trialling Voluntary Passenger Covid-19 Tests

During the summer... The SNCF is going to test a device for taking the temperature of TGV customers before they board the train, on a voluntary basis, as part of the fight against the Covid-19...

Face Masks in Enclosed Public Places Obligatory from July 20

Following advice from medical experts... The French government has brought forward the obligatory wearing of masks in some indoor, enclosed public places such as shops. On Friday, France's Health Minister Olivier Véran wrote on Twitter:...

Discover a Unesco World Heritage Site in Amiens

Amiens Cathedral For 800 years, Amiens Cathedral has been watching over Picardie’s historic capital. It is a standout landmark on the urban landscape, along with the Auguste Perret belfry and tower, and catches your eye...
Secrets under the city of Laon

Learn about the French “Secrets Under The City” in Laon, Aisne

On your way to South of France, on A26, stop and visit the beautiful medieval city of Laon with more than 80 historical monuments and an amazing labyrinth of underground passageways. “Secrets under the city”...
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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...
Meuse by bike

Take an Exceptional Bike Tour Through Dreamy Meuse in France

In 2019, The Meuse Cycle Route partnered with EuroVélo, the European network of cycle routes. Its 900km of cycle paths echo the words of Charles Péguy’s poem that describes the Meuse as “gentle” and “dreamy”. This...

Travelling to France? Take our Coronavirus Travel Quiz

Just over half of the quiz entrants know the correct social distance in France. Do you? The UK recently dropped the mandatory 14-day quarantine for people travelling over from France but the real question is...

Restriction-free travel from England to France confirmed for July 10

As of July 10, travellers from England will be allowed to visit France without a 14-day quarantine period upon their return. This follows confirmation by UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today that more than...
PARIS, FRANCE, on October 30, 2017. The small traditional cafe on Momartr expects visitors.

Covid Restrictions for Restaurants in France

Restaurants in France are now open for business, subject to certain Covid-19 restrictions. A mask is required when you walk into the restaurant or at any time when you need to leave your table. Tables...