France: Wonderful by road, even with just one night 

14 Sep

France is such a huge and diverse country that exploring it in its entirety would take a lifetime. That said, 1 million one-night trips are taken by British people every year – and a huge number of those people head straight to France. With flight times making the rest of Europe easily accessible… why is France so […]

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5 sensational spring visits in France

27 Feb

As winter starts to retreat, it’s time to think about a spring break in France. The days get longer, the birds sing louder and the sun gently caresses the land. It’s the perfect time for a breath of fresh air and a re-energising French holiday. Donna Sloane, general manager at French Connections holiday rentals shares her […]

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Five cool road trip destinations you can reach in 3 hours from Calais

22 May

Forget crowded airport lounges and long queues at passport control, travel to Europe by ferry has never been easier! We asked DFDS Ferries to tell us some of their top ferry destinations you can reach from Calais or Dunkirk within just three hours. You could quaff champagne in Reims, wander around Rouen or see world-renowned art […]

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Carp Quarry, Saint Servais, Callac, Dept 22

8 Nov

Carp Quarry is a very old deep granite quarry which closed in 1938 and now fills from underground springs. This 3 acre lake truly is one of the most unusual stunning fishing venues in France. To the far side of … Read More »