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Jan 16, 2023

Valentine’s Day In France: How The French Celebrate

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Wondering how to spend Valentine’s Day in France? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Jan 11, 2023

Brantome, France: Venice Of The Périgord

Brantome from the river

Brantome, France, is one of those picture-perfect villages in the Dordogne (or Perigord) in western France, with an abbey from the 8th century.

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Dec 27, 2022

Voltaire in Love: The Improbable Power Couple of the Chateau de Cirey

Emilie du Chatelet

Voltaire and Emilie du Chatelet spent 15 surprising years together at the Chateau de Cirey - she was married to someone else, and he was escaping imprisonment.

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Dec 20, 2022

Lyon Metro, Bus And How To Use Public Transportation

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The best way to get around Lyon is to use the Lyon metro or bus. The city has fantastic public transportation and it is easy to use.

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Dec 20, 2022

Is Avignon Bridge The Most Famous Bridge In France?

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Ever wonder if the childhood song is about a real place or just a fairy tale? Read on.

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Dec 19, 2022

12 Exceptional Experiences When You Visit Provence

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Enjoy these experiences when you visit Provence - the major sights, of course, but some less visited corners only the locals know.

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Dec 19, 2022

6 Perfect Things To Do In Avignon In One Day

Medieval streets are major Avignon attractions

Even if you only have one day, there are plenty of things to do in Avignon. A word of warning: You may end up wishing you had more time!

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Dec 12, 2022

Lyon Light Festival: The Exhilarating Fête Des Lumières

Lyon light festival

There's nothing like it - each year, around 8 December, the four-day Lyon light festival changes the city's buildings into a series of fairy tales.

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Nov 06, 2022

14 Obscure French Drinks You Can Try On Your Next Visit

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Looking for unique French drinks? Here are 14 of France’s lesser-known ones.

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Nov 04, 2022

De Gaulle in Colombey les Deux Eglises: Life & Times of a French Hero

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A grand tour of the Memorial Charles de Gaulle and La Boisserie in Colombey les Deux Eglises, home of France's great 20th-century leader.

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Oct 22, 2022

9 Eminently Haunted Places In Paris

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There are plenty of haunted places in Paris - some say it may be the most haunted city in the world.

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Oct 14, 2022

10 Cool Paris Hotels: A Zany Guide To Unique Hotels In Paris

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Tired of blah hotel rooms? These original cool Paris hotels will brighten up your stay and make it look very very different..

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Oct 13, 2022

9 Unexpected Things to do in Haute-Marne

haute marne degaulle house

The Haute-Marne in northeastern France isn't your everyday tourist destination - and that's exactly why you should go!

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Sep 16, 2022

Things to Do in Bayonne: Culture, Cloisters, and Chocolate

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There are plenty of things to do in Bayonne - just come with an empty stomach.

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Sep 14, 2022

11 Essential French Holidays And Traditions You Should Experience

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These 11 French holidays and traditions that are official in France (and I include a few that aren't official but celebrated anyway).

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Sep 11, 2022

7 Tempting Things To Do In Paris In The Fall

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Are you looking to visit Paris in the fall? This guide will help you fill your autumn trip to Paris with excitement!

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Sep 10, 2022

France Travel: The Best Ways To Get Around The Country

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This France Travel Guide shows you the best ways to travel - by bus, train, plane and more.

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Sep 08, 2022

11 French Tourism Labels and Designations You Need To Know

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France's list of lists! Here are 11 France tourism labels you need to know to see the very best of France.

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Aug 24, 2022

Tipping In France: What You Need To Know

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This guide to tipping in France will tell you the ins, outs, and absolutely not.

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Aug 23, 2022

Uncover Famous Secret Passages: The Traboules Of Lyon

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Some of the traboules of Lyon can be visited - find out which ones, where they are, and how they came to be.

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Aug 07, 2022

22 Fabulous Day Trips From Paris By Train

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Only have a day to spare but want to see more? Take one of these 22 day trips from Paris by train.

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Aug 05, 2022

Paris In Winter | Temperatures, Activities & Tips

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​​Heading to Paris in winter? Find out everything you need to know about winter in Paris before you go!

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Aug 01, 2022

Planning the Ultimate France Itinerary: A Step by Step Guide

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Here's a detailed guide to help you build your own France itinerary - especially useful if you're not sure which bit to start planning first.

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Jul 16, 2022

10-Day South of France Road Trip Itinerary

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This 10-day south of France road trip has it all: nature, culture, history, food, luxury. If you want a little taste of everything, take this road trip.

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Jul 11, 2022

The Ardeche in France: 7 Delightful Surprises (and the Ardèche Gorge)

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If you're looking to evade the crowds in a sensational destination, the Ardeche in France is off the beaten path - and superb.

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Jul 10, 2022

What To Do In Annecy, France's Prettiest Town

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Wondering what to do in Annecy? Click through for your complete list of things to see and do.

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Jul 10, 2022

What You Should Know Before Renting A Car In France

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Is renting a car in France a good idea? It depends. Find out when car rentals make sense - and when they don't.

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Jun 05, 2022

Best Things To Do In Brittany, France

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So many fun things to do in Brittany, France - hiking, eating, immersing yourself in Celtic culture and standing in awe of nature.

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May 15, 2022

France's Favourite Square: The Secrets of Place Stanislas, Nancy

King Stanislas

France's favourite monument - Place Stanislas in Nancy - is named after a Polish ex-King whose daughter married Louis XV... find out what makes is so special.

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May 10, 2022

9 Sensational French Road Trips To Explore France By Car

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Idyllic scenery, great food, insane culture and history - all great reasons to enjoy these 9 fantastic road trips.

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