The devastating fire that occurred at the 12th century built cathedral of Notre-Dame-de-Paris on 15 April 2019 caused immense damage. With more than 12 million visitors each year, the cathedral is the most visited monument in France and Europe, epitomising the soul of the French capital and symbolising the history and culture of France. Thanks […]
The weather is usually fine all over France in May and that means it’s time to get out and about and enjoy one of the many events that take place. Don’t forget there are several national holidays this month, and that means shops may be closed all day or part day. And if you’re planning […]
Camping in France is a great way to enjoy the best of France without having to spend a fortune. You can stay in the most popular areas in the most stunning locations. And, it costs a fraction of what you’d spend to stay in a hotel, especially in the summer months. There’s an enormous choice […]
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Montauroux is a small hilltop village in the department of Var, Provence. From its elevated position, surrounded by forests there are fabulous views over the gorgeous countryside. One of 8 traditional Provencal villages in the Fayence area, it is ideally situated between the mountains and the sea (Cannes beaches are only 25km away) and close […]
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When you have a property in the Dordogne, the most popular department for British expats in France, and you want to let it out or have help maintaining it, you’ll need a trustworthy, efficient and caring property management company. Voila Villas Dordogne are a professional team based in Dordogne. After 20 years in the UK […]
Ophorus offer tours and excursions in France with a difference. They’re not your average tour company. What makes them totally standout is their ability to offer visitors to France a wide range of tours that are authentic, unique and allow you to experience real France with local guides. They operate in all regions, one of […]
A luxury tour which takes in Paris and some of the most beautiful gardens of France tour: Versailles, Giverny and The Loire Valley at their peak. The gardens range from Renaissance to contemporary and include flower gardens, woodland gardens, landscaped parks and, of course, a French specialty, formal gardens. The gardens of France are works […]
Discover the mouth-watering markets, captivating cuisine and wonderful wines of Provence when you experience the authentic ambiance of this most beautiful corner of France. Join a personally guided, bespoke, extraordinary and luxury small group tour that’s off the tourist track – and every bit as good as it sounds. Markets and Meditation holiday in Provence […]
The town of Bergerac nestles along the banks of the River Dordogne in Dordogne, Aquitaine. It’s in an area known as Périgord Pourpre (purple Périgord). A land of lush vineyards, the Purple Périgord is also famous for its rolling hills and fields of sunflowers peppered with tiny hamlets and grand castles. Medieval Bergerac sits in […]
Brittany has some 1780 miles of glorious coastline, that’s around a third of France’s total coastline – in one region. Everywhere you go there are great beaches, from the Pink Granite coast and hidden coves in the north to the idyllic beaches of Morbihan, Brittany really does have beaches to suit everyone. Inland, the unspoiled […]