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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

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Life's a beach! Spectacular seaside breaks in France
By Alison Cummings on Feb 10 2014

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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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

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Is this a good time to buy a home in France?
By Alison Cummings on Feb 5 2014

Pound hits 12-month high versus euro, but may struggle to rise further Three cheers for the pound! There's great news if you're planning to buy a home in France, because sterling reached 1.2243 against the euro last week, its highest since January 10th 2013. What this means is, when you transfer your savings to France, get more euros than any time in the last 12 months. However, if you plan to... Read More

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Is the pont d’Avignon the only attraction the city has to offer?
By French Maison on Feb 4 2014

Probably best known for the famous children's song "Sur le pont d'Avignon", the city of Avignon in southeastern France is a popular tourist destination. With trains travelling directly from London to Avignon, this chic and stylish medieval city boasts a wealth of attractions for visitors all year round.  The famous Pont d'Avignon, the Pont St. Bénezet, was originally 3,000 feet long... Read More

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Le Mans 24 hour - the original sports car endurance race
By Alison Cummings on Feb 4 2014

The ‘24 Hours of Le Mans’ is the original sports car endurance race. Beginning in 1923, this annual event is considered the ‘Grand Prix’ of endurance racing and is the most prestigious of its kind. The race tests all kinds of skills, from the cars durability to the driver’s perseverance. The race teams must carefully balance all aspects of their driving so they can su... Read More

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