Brittany Ferries

Brittany Ferries Navigates Choppy Waters – but New Ships Are on the Radar

For Brittany Ferries and its customers – it’s summer, but not as they know it. An ever-changing coronavirus context has seen a web of travel restrictions on the Channel, including testing before and after...
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Canal Barge Cruises: A Uniquely Intimate Way to Explore France

Canal Cruising is a great way to visit some of the quieter corners of France. Accommodating a maximum of 22 passengers, these intimate barges have a private feel. Sail by picturesque landscapes, exploring fascinating...

Au Guichet de la Gare: Learn French Language & Etiquette

Essential phrases and social tips to help you get by in France. Françoise Giordano from Fast Track French presents a conversation you might encounter when visiting France. This week, we’re at the station buying a...

Hit the Road Again! Exploring Northeastern France

Eyeing a tour of northeastern France for your next visit? Why not explore the towns, villages, landscapes, museums and key war sites of the four départements of Meuse, Aisne, Somme and Pas-de-Calais – with...
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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...
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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...

Taking your Car on Eurotunnel to France this Summer

The Eurotunnel service has remained open during the crisis and expects to be a popular option for travellers to France this summer. The Folkestone-Calais tunnel allows you to drive on to the shuttle and stay...

3 Favorite Airport Eateries in France

Travelling to France? Forget the sterile restaurants of yesteryear. These days the airports are offering a smorgasbord of tasty delights. After a memorable trip to the Hexagon, end things on a high note with...

Tips for Planning the Timing of your Holiday in France

France is a fantastic place, the most visited country in the world. I am an American but have been living in France and working for a large French company for the last 12 years...

Le Dernier Mot: A Passage to Corsica

Kristin Espinasse sets sail for the Isle of Beauty and navigates the pitfalls of on-board etiquette A friend recently messaged me explaining she was in the south of France and should she visit Corsica? Yes,...