08 September 2015

A Day in Nantes

Nantes is a large city in western France. It is the capital of the Loire region and has an important role in historic Brittany and a past stretching back…


28th August 2015

Battlefield Trails in Normandy

There’s something for all ages along the Battle of Normandy driving routes. Gillian Thornton got behind the wheel. Cherbourg – a history of war Poised…

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21st August 2015

Art in France: Top Five places you’ll want to visit

France has a rich history of great art and artists. Many of the most famous painters in the world lived and worked in France, coming…

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14th August 2015

Holiday in a 14th century Loire Valley Farmhouse with a difference at La Guimarderie

Only a relatively short drive from the Channel ports (3 hours 15 minutes from St Malo) Loire Valley is one of the most beautiful areas…

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14th August 2015

48 hours in Vannes

With half-timbered buildings, gorgeous boutiques and a marina leading to the open sea, Vannes seems to have it all. Annaliza Davis explains why this gem…

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24th July 2015

A Day in the Camargue

The flat marsh delta of the Carmague is home to some fascinating animals and birds. The dramatic scenery is beautiful all year round and there…

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29th June 2015

Chateau du Taureau

Initially built to fend off English invaders, this imposing island fortress, near Roscoff, has since been everything from a prison to a holiday home. Few…

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18th May 2015

Tour de France 2015 Accommodation

Where to Stay for the Best View of the Action! The Tour de France is the biggest event of France’s sporting calendar. The route changes…

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1st May 2015

Blooming Summer – the Gardens of the Loire Valley

Everybody loves a good garden, and whether you’re green-fingered or just green with envy, travelling as a couple or with children in tow, you can’t…

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24th April 2015

Meet the Owners: Anne and Tim Holford, Haras du Gazon, Normandy

Anne Holford and her husband Tim own the impressive Normandy estate of Haras du Gazon. The 300 acre estate includes a stud farm that breeds…

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