The Good Life France

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Lille – the best cultural sites and restaurants

Vieux Lille, the old town of Lille, is a place of fanciful Flemish facades. Where bars, bistros, boutiques and shops line the cobbled streets which …

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Road Trip northern France

The far north of France, known as Hauts de France comprising the departments Picardy, Pas-de-Calais and Nord is the perfect road trip destination. A land …

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Lens in Northern France | a city reinvented

Lens in the Nord department, a few kilometres south east of Bethune and just to the north of Arras was for three centuries a major …

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La chartreuse de Neuville, Montreuil-sur-Mer

In the stunning countryside of the Seven Valleys, at the foot of the medieval hilltop town of Montreuil-sur-Mer in Pas de Calais, northern France, lies …

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Musée de l’Hospice Comtesse, Lille

Right in the centre of the old town of Lille in northern France, the Musée de l’Hospice Comtesse is a gem of a museum. From …

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Some of the best places to visit near Calais on a day trip

On a day trip from Dover to Calais or Dunkirk, you can easily discover the authentic and beautiful countryside, stunning villages and glorious beaches of …

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Take a foodie break in Pas de Calais

Nip across the English Channel to discover a wealth of fabulous restaurants and gorgeous hotels for a relaxing and delicious break – and all less …

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Guide to Boulogne-sur-Mer northern France

Boulogne-sur-Mer is where you’ll find a beautifully preserved old town and the Basilica Notre Dame which has the longest crypt in France (dating back to …

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What to see in Roubaix northern France

Roubaix in northern France, once an industrial powerhouse city has undergone a regeneration and is emerging as a centre of art and culture … A …

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Montreuil-sur-Mer in northern France

Around an hour from the port town of Calais, Montreuil-sur-Mer in northern France is a perfect weekend destination as well as a great stop off …

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