Bordeaux used to have a reputation for being a bit grubby. It’s hard to believe as you wander its streets of honey-coloured buildings. But, if you head to the 17th century Church of Notre Dame (modelled after the Church of Gesú in Rome), stand facing it and look to your left. You’ll see a tea […]
Marseille is not like other cities… On the edge of the Mediterranean in the far south of France, Marseille is steeped in history. In the past it’s had a reputation for being a bit gritty. It’s a thrilling, friendly, fun and fabulous city… But, before you dive into Marseille, here’s a tip: even though it’s […]
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When it comes to camping near the seaside in France, there’s a huge choice. From pitching your tent in the dunes, to a cool cabin right on the beach, glamping under the pine trees, parking up in your mobile home or renting a chalet. What’s not to love about the sound of the sea lapping […]
Join a ladies-only small group tour of sunny Bordeaux. This sun baked wine loving region is packed with luscious vineyards, gorgeous little villages and historic towns. You’ll stay in the medieval village of Saint-Emilion, tour the UNESCO world heritage sites of the city of Bordeaux, known as the “pearl of Aquitaine” and visit local vineyards. […]
When you visit Paris there’s so much to see and do, it would be easy to miss the most fascinating bits. But with an insider’s take on the best Paris attractions, an extraordinary visit awaits you. From world class shopping to behind the scenes haute couture houses, perfumeries, cooking classes, wine tasting experiences and more […]
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Latour-Marliac is one of the most unique and special plant nurseries and gardens in France. It’s where the water lilies which inspired Claude Monet were grown and where to this day, this exotic plant is revered. When you’re in the area of Temple-sur-Lot, Lot-et-Garonne, southern France, it’s an absolute must-visit destination. Latour-Marliac | Claude Monet’s inspiration […]
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When you visit Paris and want to see it at its hidden best, it’s worth seeking out the charming inner city village of Butte Bergeyre in the 19th Arrondissement. Not many people know of it, not even Parisians. It is a hidden enclave in the city, where you’ll discover beautiful houses in streets perched high up […]
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There’s plenty to see and do when you visit Paris but to get a real feel for its authentic love of the arts – take in a show! From concerts to comedy, circus and cabaret, musicals to theatrical performances – there’s something for everyone of every age and every taste. And, from 25 February to […]
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Roubaix is in the suburbs of Lille, capital of Hauts-de-France (Nord, Pas de Calais, Picardy). It was once famous for its textile production, an industry which had been active in the area since the 14th century. In the 19th century Roubaix was known as the “French Manchester”, one of the world capitals of textiles. It […]
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We’re delighted to have teamed up with Mirabeau Wine of Provence to make two wine lovers very happy! All you have to do is sign up to Mirabeau’s Facebook page to go into a draw. Two winners will be chosen* and each will receive two crates of scrumptious rosé wine – liquid sunshine from Provence. […]
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