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Burgundy - the very heart of France
By Alison Cummings on Dec 20 2020

Beautiful Burgundy is so often overlooked as a holiday destination, but this charming French gem is well worth a visit. Thousands either pass through or even by-pass it on their route to the south and rarely consider it as place to stop and enjoy. A comfortable striking distance from home, it’s easily accessible by car, or by Eurostar to Paris, then less than a 2 hour train journey into Burg... Read More

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Top Family Attractions in the South of France
By Alison Cummings on Nov 14 2020

The South of France is a beautiful location to visit. If you’re planning a trip to the area for a family holiday, then you’ll be pleased to know that there are many delightful attractions to ponder. From vineyards to parks, the choice is incredible.  Accrobranche Located in woods, close to Motagnac, Accrobranche is the epitome of adventure with rope ladders and tree canopy walks... Read More

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Is St Tropez still the jewel of the Cote d'Azur?
By Alison Cummings on Jul 9 2020

Some places will always be synonymous with class, sophistication and excitement; Milan, Mustique, Courcheval. But for a truly unique glimpse of an old fashioned glamour combined with a truly modern sense of fun, then St. Tropez is surely the ultimate holiday destination. Just the name itself conjures images of a lithe and beautiful Brigitte Bardot stepping onto the dock from the motor launch t... Read More

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Bastille Day - La Fête Nationale
By Alison on Jun 7 2020

Few national celebrations encapsulate the French spirit like Bastille Day. La Fête Nationale (as it is formally known in France – Bastille Day is English only!), is an action packed day, filled with events, feasts, military parades and sometimes, moments of political significance. Whilst Bastille Day is celebrated around the world by French communities (including in London), it is in F... Read More

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Immerse yourself in history in medieval Avignon
By Alison Cummings on Mar 30 2020

With a history stretching back to the Neolithic period, stunning buildings and monuments at every turn, and a town centre surrounded by medieval ramparts, the unique character of Avignon is evident from the moment you arrive. Owned by popes and fought over by kings, the city has long been one of the most important settlements in the South of France. Today, Avignon remains one of the most fascinat... Read More

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Life's a beach! Spectacular seaside breaks in France
By Alison Cummings on Jan 15 2020

France really does have it all. The food, the culture, the history, the weather... and some fantastic beaches and seaside destinations to choose from too. If you are planning a seaside getaway this summer, France has a wealth of destinations to choose from, whether it is a romantic break, a family holiday or an action packed water sports adventure that you are looking for. The... Read More

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