Wine trend: Heard it on the grapevine

The new trend hitting the UK is high quality boxed wine. This environmentally friendly format now provides Chateaux wines with a guaranteed provenance, quality and traceability throughout the entire making process. The days of supermarket cheap and nasty plonk in a box have long gone in the US, Australia and Scandinavia and now the UK […]

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Cycling in Burgundy – 8-day biking holiday with Explore

Explore offers a moderately-paced, eight-day bike break in France’s famous wine region for £644 pp, following the Canal de Bourgogne, plus visiting the village setting of Chocolat, medieval abbeys and a walled town specialising in aniseed balls. Suitable for regular cyclists. Price includes return Eurostar train travel (London), all transportation, seven nights’ B&B and the […]

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Brittany

Situated in the extreme north west of France, the Region of Brittany is known for its scenic villages, towns and picturesque landscapes. Its rugged, indented coastline is littered with small and pretty fishing villages. To the north the region has a rocky landscape and to the south sandy, sun swept beaches. Fishing, farming and tourism […]

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Saône Gastronomic cruises in the autumn

This November, you can gorge with gastronomic glee on a leisurely cruise from Renaissance Lyon to beautiful Burgundy where the focus is firmly on top-notch French food and wine. Four gastronomic meals will be served onboard with a mouth-watering welcome dinner lovingly prepared by renowned chef Paul Bocuse.  A sommelier is on hand to ensure […]

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Skiing and Snowboarding with French Connections

Holiday rentals website French Connections has unveiled its new range of properties for the 2008-09 ski and snowboarding holiday season. The selection of chalets and apartments give holidaymakers an authentic taste of France. For example, book a long ski weekends or midweek breaks at a farmhouse in authentically French St Gervais Mont Blanc, new for […]

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Win a driving holiday to France with mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk have teamed up with PV-holidays.com and Brittany Ferries to giveaway a two-week family driving holiday to Brittany and Vendée in France. The winners will spend one week at Pierre & Vacances’ Port-Bourgenay self catering holiday village in the Vendée region of France. Located 9km south of Les Sables d’Olonne, this 90-hectare village has a […]

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