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19 May 2017

Antiques and Brocante – discover hidden gems and vintage treasure at French markets

France is renowned for antiques markets and brocante sales where you can rummage through an eclectic mix of anything from local bric-a-brac to vintage clothes, furniture and sought after antiquities.…

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26th April 2017

Escape to France for a long break

Why would you want to spend a month or more in France? Well why not! If you are lucky enough to have the time and…

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10th April 2017

Five French Cheeses you’ll want to try!

France is understandably famous for the delicious cheeses produced there. Some of the most popular and well-loved varieties include Brie, Camembert, Roquefort and Reblochon, but…

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10th April 2017

Harbour Retreat, Mortagne, Charente Maritime

This month’s property of the month is PM004288 Harbour Retreat, a modern property in one of the Charente Maritime’s best kept secrets, Mortagne-sur-Gironde. Harbour Retreat…

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28th March 2017

Make the Tour de France part of your 2017 summer holiday!

The 2017 Tour de France is coming up in July and there is still time to book holidays near the route so you can be…

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23rd March 2017

Les Volets Rouges, Grand Fougeray, Ille et Vilaine, Brittany

If you are looking for a sunny area in France without travelling too great a distance you wouldn’t go far wrong by choosing Grand Fougeray;…

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10th March 2017

Top Five family cycle routes in beautiful Brittany!

Cycling is a great way to enjoy an active holiday as a family, and Brittany offers miles of routes that are suitable for all ages…

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2nd March 2017

Top 10 exciting events and unmissable celebrations in France in 2017

If you are visiting France this year, you’ll be spoilt for choice with wonderful music, sport and cultural festivals and events going on all over…

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27th February 2017

La Perode, Rouffignac, Dordogne

The month’s featured property is La Perode, an extensively renovated former farmstead nestling within the rolling Dordogne countryside. The property is set in over 10…

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16th February 2017

Follow Holiday France Direct on Pinterest!

Pinterest is a social networking website that allows you to organize and share images and ideas with others. You can share your own content as…

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Property of the month

This month’s featured property is NM003946 Le Pressoir, a beautifully restored barn conversion with over twenty 10/10 reviews, located near…

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