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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

Hotel de France offering great value Winter in the Loire package

Hotel de France offering great value Winter in the Loire package
December 6, 2016
France

Hotel de France, an ivy-clad art deco gem in La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, is offering a great value Winter in the Loire package, which represents a discount of more than 35% off the hotel’s normal tariff.  Winter is actually a fabulous time to visit the region; all the major châteaux are still open but not subject to summer queues, the landscapes are stunning in the frost or …Read the Rest

What’s new for Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski in the French Alps?

November 1, 2016
French Alps

Celebrating its 80th anniversary, Alpe dHuez is not only famous for its iconic 21 hairpin bends that feature in the Tour de France, but its ski runs that connect Alpe dHuez with Auris en Oisans, Oz en Oisans, Vaujany and Villard Reculas, offering more than 2,200 metres of elevation, 84 lifts and 250 kilometres of pistes. Opening on 3 December 2016 (until 23 April 2017) …Read the Rest

AliKats Mountain Holidays adds 1st self-catered chalet to its luxury accommodation portfolio

September 12, 2016
Holidays in France

After the success of AliKats? three delightful, high-end chalets in Morzine; opening this December is AliKats Mountain Holidays? Chalet 1788, the first self-catered chalet in the AliKats portfolio. Originally built in 1788 by one of Morzine’s founding families, this lovingly converted barn seamlessly combines modern luxuries with classic original features that will give guests a glimpse of Morzine?s past. Featuring the original stone and wooden …Read the Rest

Pierre & Vacances’ new flexable ski holidays in France

Pierre & Vacances’ new flexable ski holidays in France
September 10, 2016
Skiing in France

ith Pierre & Vacances’ new flexible arrival dates, short stays and add-on packages and services, holidaymakers can now create a tailor-made holiday for themselves and still keep it within their budget. They can also discover the secrets of the Pierre & Vacances’ Premium range as well as the competitively priced Residence range with two new apps for adults and children. Now, holidaymakers can select exactly …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