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The Gare de Nice

Brand Spanking New: The Gare de Nice Gets a Makeover

If you’ve travelled to or from Nice on the train, you may remember the train station there as a rather dismal and somewhat confusing place. People crowding together to get through to the platforms,...

Train-tastic France: Paris-Bordeaux in Just 2 Hours; Paris-Rennes in 1h24!

It's official. Two new high-speed train routes were inaugurated with great pomp and circumstance in France on Saturday, July 1. High-profile attendees were onboard the inaugural train trip for the Bretagne - Pays de...

EU Bans Mobile Roaming Charges

Today is a fine day for regular visitors to France and the EU Since the first mobile phones came into circulation, network companies have charged extortionate prices on mobile roaming. When smartphones with internet access...

French Culture: Etiquette Tips for Travellers

We look at the minefield of manners and social mores l’Apéro The French apéritif, or apéro for short, is one of the very building blocks of French social life, an important signal of the end...

Guide to the Stars: A Potted History of the Michelin Guide

Six months since the Bras affair fallout, we look back on the birth of the esteemed Michelin Guide and its cut-throat star system It’s been six months since chef extraordinaire Sébastien Bras was stripped of...
Paris Arc of Triomphe along Champs-Elysees France sunset

Driving in France – Coronavirus Advice and What to Expect

The chances are that you will be using France's network of autoroutes if you are travelling to your destination by car. Here, we provide some advice and guidance to make sure your trip is...
Stunning view of France

Top Trips for Women in France

When considering where to go and what to do in France your choices add up to an embarrassment of riches. While France is one of the safer countries it’s important when planning a trip...

What Really Matters: The New Tourism Campaign by Atout France

Have you been missing trips to France? Are you tired of the armchair travel and virtual views forced on us by the pandemic lockdown? Isn't it time to #ExploreFrance and rediscover the country you...

A Big Renovation for the Gare du Nord, Paris

Parisians, rejoice! Europe's busiest train station is getting a facelift.