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Great places for a holiday not far from Calais

I’m often asked for recommendations on where to visit in France and one question constantly pops up. Where’s a great place to take a holiday …

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France’s Green Bucket list

France has enormous diversity in its regions from snow-peaked mountains to red hot beaches,  glorious countryside, forests, lakes, rivers, canals and sand dunes. Here’s a …

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Stay in a gorgeous gite farmhouse in Charente-Maritime

Enjoy the good life with oodles of Gallic style in Charente-Maritime when you stay at Cognac No. 22 , a gorgeous gite farmhouse. Located in …

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Unique, women-only tour of southern France

Join a 12-day women-only tour of sun-kissed southern France. Discover the Côte d’Azur, Provence, Camargue and Occitanie. Visit historic cities, enchanting villages and glorious coastal …

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The best new events in France in spring 2022

We take a look at some of the best new events and openings in Spring 2022 in France… Bassins de Lumières, Bordeaux February 2022 – …

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Chateau B&B in a vineyard in Dordogne

The Dordogne Valley is renowned for its fabulous food and wonderful wine. Everywhere you go you’ll find marvellous markets, authentic country inns, village bistros, brasseries …

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The favourite villages of the French

Every year since 2012, there’s a flurry of excitement in my house when the TV Show “Village préféré des Français” – Favourite village of the …

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Magnificent Bordeaux and Dordogne tour

This magnificent tour starts and ends in Bordeaux city. It takes you to the magical vineyards and captivating little villages of this sunny part of …

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Lavender and cultural tour of Provence

A seriously special lavender and cultural tour amidst the scented lavender fields and in the most beautiful villages of Provence. You’ll experience the Provencal way …

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The best shore excursions for France ports

Taking a shore excursion with your cruise line is a great way to explore France. On port days, you’ll have plenty of time to explore and …

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