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Sep 16, 2022

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

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

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 Autumn

Are you looking to spend a colourful autumn in Paris? This guide will help you fill your trip with exciting fall activities and sights.

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Sep 10, 2022

France Travel: The Best Ways To Get Around The Country

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

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

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

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

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

​​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

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

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)

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

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

The Pros and Cons of Renting a Car in France

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

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

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

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

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Apr 12, 2022

Apero Time: Why Is The Aperitif in France Such A Big Deal?

The aperitif in France is a tradition, much more of a social event than a drinking session. Find out how to enjoy the perfect apero time!

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Apr 06, 2022

5 Unmissable Highlights Of The Ecole De Nancy Art Nouveau

The Ecole de Nancy is a particular type of Art Nouveau born in the city of Nancy - with some of the best Art Nouveau you'll find in France.

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Mar 06, 2022

12 Exceptional Experiences When You Visit Provence

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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Feb 21, 2022

In The Footsteps Of Van Gogh In Provence

Some 200 works were painted by van Gogh in Provence. Here we look at the most famous to see what he saw.

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Feb 15, 2022

The Arles Amphitheater: Top 10 Magnificent Roman Monuments of Arles

The Arles amphitheater is just one of the city's top 10 dazzling Roman monuments. Here are the others.

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Jan 24, 2022

What Is Escargot? The Curious Story Of Snails In France

What is escargot? Snails in France. Edible snails. And here's what all the fuss is about.

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Jan 06, 2022

How Two Remarkable Women Fought Over Chenonceau Castle (and who won)

Perhaps France's most romantic château, Chenonceau Castle was the site of one of the Renaissance's great love stories - and rivalries.

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Dec 27, 2021

Surprising Small Museums in Paris and the Rest of France

There are plenty of small museums in Paris and the rest of France that are as intriguing as the most famous museums in France.

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Dec 20, 2021

What do French people eat at Christmas? Brace for a few surprises.

What French people eat at Christmas is no mystery and may be just like what you eat - with a few surprises though. Find out which ones.

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Dec 17, 2021

La Vache Qui Rit: The Cheese Wedge That Took Over the World

French children grow up with La Vache Qui Rit. But there's a lot more to this cheese wedge than meets the eye.

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Dec 05, 2021

Was the Belle Epoque in France Really That ‘Belle’?

The Belle Epoque in France is that period from the late 19th century to World War I, which yielded innovation, and of some of the greatest artists of our time.

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Nov 11, 2021

7 Non-Touristy Things To Do In Paris

If you've already seen the highlights, perhaps it's time to explore some fun non-touristy things to do in Paris. Here are seven that might surprise you.

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Oct 26, 2021

The Best Books About France You'll Ever Read

If you want to get to know this country beyond Paris, the next best thing to visiting is to read these best books about France.

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