Lyon Short Break

Enjoy some regal sights as you experience the historic and cultural roar of Lyon. This French city played a significant role in trade and culture during the Renaissance period and has been granted status as a World Heritage site. Get ahead of the tourist pack and peruse the picturesque mediaeval quarter, the impressive Fourvière with […]

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Winter Breaks in Paris

This winter many of us are waking up to all the usual hallmarks of a British winter: wrapping up warm, de-icing the car and latching on to the nearest radiator.  Winter is many people’s least favourite season, probably best explained by how – besides summer – it is the most popular season to go away […]

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Monaco Christmas Break

A right royal Christmas – Monaco from £264 pp Wake up to the sun rising over the glistening Mediterranean in majestic Monaco this Christmas. Stay at the boutique Port Palace on the harbour’s edge and luxuriate in a jacuzzi (in all rooms) before enjoying a decadent Christmas Eve meal. Hang stockings from your elaborate Hermés […]

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Halloween break in Limoges, France

Since 1996, Limoges has gone all out to celebrate Halloween. Around 30,000 people come into the city to watch a street parade of ghosts, ghouls and goblins carrying candlelit pumpkins, tell spine-chilling stories and to join the parties held at many of the town’s bars and cafés. Why not combine the festivities with a gîte […]

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Family Holidays in France

Free Disney trips, free horse-riding and free food are some of the Autumn offers from family friendly travel company Tots to Travel. Plus, families looking for a half term break can still snap up a property if they move fast. FREE Horseriding Taster Sessions and Adventure treks for tots Les Gites de Lavalette, in the […]

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Dordogne Family Adventure Holidays with Explore

This August, Explore.co.uk have eight day Dordogne Family Adventure holidays with places still available. Packed with history and haute cuisine beside the Dordogne River for £499 (ages 12+) and £419 (ages 8-11). Families will wander walled villages, feast on foie gras, discover caverns and clifftop pilgrimage towns, and learn about the Hundred Years War. These […]

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