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January 24, 2013
France

Time to brush up on your GCSE French, and dig out the holiday brochures; Destination France is here to serve up all the latest content on France, French holidays and culture, and all you need to know about life in France. Find out about adventure holidays and city breaks, the beautiful French countryside, stylish coastal resorts, and the challenges that await in the mountains. No …Read the Rest

Madame Vacances offers romantic get aways to Le Château de Candie

June 28, 2016
French Tourism

Ever since Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux invited their close friends to their postnuptial party last year, ?buddymoons? have blossomed. Effortlessly combining the space needed for socialising and the couple?s need for privacy, Le Château de Candie, on the outskirts of Chambéry in south-east France, is an ideal destination to celebrate with mates. Brand new to Madame Vacances? extensive portfolio ? which offers 22,000 beds …Read the Rest

Pierre & Vacances Announces Football-Themed Activities For European Football Championships

Pierre & Vacances Announces Football-Themed Activities For European Football Championships
April 29, 2016
France

As the excitement ahead of this year’s major European football championships becomes increasingly more palpable, Pierre & Vacances announces its fun new way for holidaymakers to kick off the football festivities in France. Just as France will host the European championships this summer, nine of Pierre & Vacances’ French Holiday Villages will host their very own warm-up celebrations in the build up to the matches …Read the Rest

Paris Luxury Rentals and Paris’ Luxury Boutique Apartments

Paris Luxury Rentals and Paris’ Luxury Boutique Apartments
February 8, 2016
Paris

Imagine if you could find the 14 most exquisite short-term apartments for rent in Paris. None are alike; each is spectacular in its own way. How do you choose? Talk to Paris Luxury Rentals. This boutique apartment rental company connects travelers with a collection of 14 private, luxury apartments across Paris, selected as the city’s crown jewel rentals. The Financial Times calls Paris Luxury Rentals …Read the Rest

Lyon set for magical 4 days with Festival of Lights

Lyon set for magical 4 days with Festival of Lights
November 3, 2015
France

A historic event at the cutting edge of innovation The Festival of Lights commemorates the December 8th 1952 celebration of the statue of the Virgin Mary on Fourvière Hill, when the people of Lyon decorated their balconies with candles and wandered through the city streets. Inspired by this, the City of Lyon invented the Festival of Lights almost 20 years ago; this modern and unifying …Read the Rest

Gite Holidays in France

October 14, 2015
Holidays in France

Gîtes were at once time a simple place to stay with few amenities for people on a tight budget. These days they can also be decidedly luxurious family destinations with facilities such as swimming pools. In addition to this, there are thousands of them to be found all over the country. A gîte is basically a small country holiday cottage where the owner usually lives …Read the Rest

New figures show France is world’s top skiing destination

October 14, 2015
France

Figures recently released from the Domaines Skiables de France (French ski areas organisation) show that the country has more skier days than any other, at 53.9 million compared to second place USA at 53.6 million days. The French ski resort of La Plagne can also claim to be the world’s most popular, with 2 million skiing days in total. A further study released in September, …Read the Rest

Naturetrek Combine Birdwatching and Champagne on Unique New Tour

Naturetrek Combine Birdwatching and Champagne on Unique New Tour
July 22, 2015
Holidays in France

The UK’s leading wildlife specialist Naturetrek has launched a unique new tour that offers the chance to combine leisurely birdwatching with champagne tasting in northern France’s scenic Champagne country. The famous region has just (4 July) been granted UNESCO World Heritage status. The seven-day trip is perfectly timed to coincide with the spectacular congregation of around 25,000 Common Cranes as they pause to feed and …Read the Rest

Caroline McGrath’s Limited Edition Love France Print

Caroline McGrath’s Limited Edition Love France Print
April 21, 2015
France

Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s 1955 film ‘To Catch a Thief’ is this print from French based studio Double Merrick depicting the wonderful French Alps. Each print will be limited to only 100 prints, each being numbered and signed by the artist. The prints are made to the highest quality possible being professionally printed with archival quality inks on 220gsm watercolour paper.     The prints …Read the Rest

£17 per night in La Plagne with Half Board!

January 12, 2015
French Alps

Stay in a Wi-Fi-free refuge and enjoy the simple things in life – from £17 pp with La Plagne Where better to avoid temptation than in an internet-free zone? Nestled in the Vanoise National Park, a short drive from La Plagne (the French Alps ski resort), timber-clad dormitories swap Smartphones for solar panels, televisions for beautiful vistas and microwaves for wood-burning stoves. Don snowshoes and …Read the Rest

Super-rich are flocking to Olbia, Sardinia

Super-rich are flocking to Olbia, Sardinia
December 6, 2014
General

Traditionally, summer sees the super-rich flocking to the French Riviera, however with property prices in Cap Ferrat, and “Billionaires’ Bay” in Cap d’Antibes regularly topping €30m for a summer home, Private Jet Charter has reported that today’s discerning travellers are heading for the enclaves of Sardinia. Wendy Courtenay, of luxury aviation company Private Jet Charter said, “The Côte d’Azur is, of course, where the wealthy …Read the Rest