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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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Surfers Paradise? Think France!
By Tom Cummings on Jan 30 2014

The Gold coast does host some of the most famous surf spots in the southern hemisphere, but you don’t have to fly half way around the world to find miles of a surfer's dream playground.   France might not be well known for its surfing but it boasts some of the best spots in the world. Hidden away you can find private beaches or popular areas with the locals for a summer in France not t... Read More

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The Carnaval de Nice - the biggest winter event in France
By French Maison on Jan 22 2014

One of the major carnivals in the world and the most prominent winter event on the French Riviera is the Carnaval de Nice, held every February. Nice itself is an extremely popular city, with its stunning coastline and amazing variety of attractions, the winter carnival alone drawing in over a million visitors. This annual extravaganza is hosted on the Promenade des Anglais and is the birthplace o... Read More

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Pays de la Loire - up close to nature
By Alison Cummings on Dec 15 2013

Pays-de-la-Loire is a region on the coast of France to the west of Paris. Rent a gite or a villa in Pays-de-la-Loire this year for a chance to get closer to nature and witness the lush forests, winding rivers and the sandy beaches. Pays-de-la-Loire is ideal for a relaxing holiday break, and there are plenty of activities to keep you occupied during your stay here. Along the coast, why not try sai... Read More

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The Best of Autumn in France
By Alison Cummings on Oct 30 2013

France is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, boasting endless attractions for any visitor - and autumn is arguably the best time to visit. Whether you are interested in the food, art, nature or culture, September, October and November are excellent months to visit this wonderful country. This article will explore some of the best things to do around France between summer and winter.... Read More

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10 excellent reasons for a vacation in Aquitaine
By Alison Cummings on Oct 14 2013

1. Amazing diversity of landscapes  As the third largest region of France, the Aquitaine region has a wealth of natural spaces and a huge variety of beautiful landscapes. 2. A mild and sunny climate throughout the year  Bordered along the whole of its west coast by the Atlantic Ocean, Aquitaine is bathed in a mild oceanic climate with the influence of the Gulf Stream. The 2,200 sunshi... Read More

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