Investing in French ski properties

France boasts many of the most popular ski resorts in the world, including Chamonix and Val d’Isere. This puts the country among the prime areas with ski property for sale and there is no better time to invest in ski property than now, following encouraging reports of extremely profitable operations. Millions of tourists are lured to […]

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Cycling in Brittany

La Velodyssey is the name of the route that stretches from Brittany along coastal France to the Spanish border. It measures 750 miles and it is not like the route that I take daily in London and that is full of exhaust fumes from other carsand on whicht I have to dodge avoiding the pedestrians […]

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The wonderful wine region of Languedoc

At the south east edge of the Med sits the region of Languedoc, a windswept and rugged place peppered with thyme, wild lavender and row upon row if Grenache, Syrah and Carignan grape vines. This is one of the world’s largest wine producing areas with over 30 varieties, several micro-climates and very few restrictions from […]

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French summer festival season starts

France is the classic summer holiday destination where we as a nation continue to hold a fascination and flock to in droves. Many of us have visited the length and breadth of the country but why not coincide a trip with one of the country’s many events and festivals throughout this summer. The feeling of […]

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Day trip to Calais

When it comes to planning a day out, you tend not to think of going to another country, but so great are the transport links between the UK and France that this is now a viable option. Whether you go by boat or train, a day trip in Calais can be a lot of fun […]

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