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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

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

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

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

On the road to Stade de France
By Tom Cummings on Feb 19 2014

The Six Nations Championship is officially underway and with 100% win rate for France, Paris is one of the hottest places to be if you want to see this year’s favourites battle it out on the pitch whilst turning friendship into rivalry. As any other sports fan, Rugby supporters also have a pre match ritual and it usually involves singing, drinking and soaking up as much atmosphere as possib... Read More

Anjou Vélo Vintage - see the Loire in retro
By Alison Cummings on Feb 7 2014

One of the most recently established and yet widely known and revered events in France is the Anjou Vélo Vintage. Held at the start of summer, this unique cycling event combines four diverse routes with compulsory vintage attire, and is adored by both cycling and retro enthusiasts. The routes boast many different landmarks including the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud, the Châteaux at Briss... Read More