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Exploring wine in France
By Alison Cummings on May 6 2014

There are many things that the French do well, but one of the most popular would definitely be their wine. Every year, a number of those visiting the country will use the opportunity to stock up on fantastic wine at great prices, with many making the trip specifically for this reason. If wine is one of your passions, why not go a step further on your next visit and include vineyard tours in your i... Read More

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The secret of Cannes' success
By Alison Cummings on Apr 30 2014

With its 67th edition starting in just a couple of weeks, Cannes Film Festival remains the most important film festival in the calendar, with stars and film professionals alike gathering from around the globe to see and be seen. So what is the secret behind the success of this festival, and why does it always create such an impression? First and foremost, the film festival has endured thanks to c... Read More

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Fun family forays in France
By Alison Cummings on Apr 2 2014

If you're planning on travelling to France with young children and need excursions or activities to keep them occupied and entertained, there's more than just Disneyland Paris to keep them happy. Whether you're looking for open spaces in which to play, theme parks or water based attractions, you'll find plenty to amuse children of all ages. Theme parks France is home to a huge number of the... Read More

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Top Summer Festivals in France
By Alison Cummings on Mar 25 2014

The French summer is teaming with festivals, both music and others, perfect to incorporate into a French summer getaway, or even just to visit for their own merits. Les Choregies d'Orange The oldest French festival, dating back to 1860. This incredible opera festival is held in the Roman theatre, making both atmosphere and acoustics perfect. The theatre holds up to 9,000 spectators, so the envir... Read More

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The Paris Open: anyone for tennis?
By Alison Cummings on Mar 2 2014

Tennis fever reached breaking point last year with Andy Murray’s spectacular Wimbledon victory, leaving us all in the mood for some more tennis action. Wimbledon is one of the four ‘grand slam’ tournaments, with the Australian Open, the US open and the world famous Roland Garros French Open completing the set. The French Open is held at the incredible Stade Roland Garros in Paris... Read More

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From canyoning to kayaking: choose France for your next adventure holiday
By Alison Cummings on Feb 21 2014

While many people choose to travel to France for its culture, history and food, the country is home to a wealth of exciting locations in which to enjoy an adventure holiday. Destinations such as Nepal and other far-flung countries are often top of the list when planning a break that includes adventure sports, but its proximity, climate and range of activity sports mean that France should not... Read More

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