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Paris might be renowned as one of the most romantic cities in the world, but having to share your sightseeing experience – as it’s also one of the most popular cities in the world – with thousands ...
A world-famous arts festival, an ever-thriving wine trade and a lively student population ensure Avignon isn’t just a showcase of medieval architecture, but a buzzing Provencal center as well. ...
Avignon makes the ideal base for exploring the South of France. Whether you head for lavender-laden landscapes, visit the architectural treasures of nearby towns or explore the stunning coast, ...
The gentle green landscape of the Loire Valley lies within easy reach of Paris. While not lacking in scenic vistas and historic towns, it is the region’s magnificent concentration of chateaux which ...
Hugging the French border with Belgium, Flemish-influenced Lille is a city often overlooked by tourists en route to Paris or Brussels. The city’s industrial past is strongly evident in its attractive ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2011
I discovered the most fantastic thing in Nice: the local buses cost €1 no matter where you go. (Well, there are limits.) Although it would be difficult to tire of Nice itself and that gorgeous ...
There are more reasons to go to Saint Tropez than to rub shoulders with the rich and famous. Once upon a town this was just a tiny fishing village, and it was to this small town with a superb ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
The D-Day landings at Normandy
on June 6, 1944 were the beginning of the end of World War II much due
to the heroic action by Allied troops including US and British forces,
to begin ...
Spring is a happy time in Paris ;
everyone’s emerging from their winter hibernation and venturing back
onto the streets and into the parks and cafes. You might need to take a
jacket and scarf ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, December 2011
You can’t go to the South of France without seeing the place of legends, of scandals and movies and royal playtime. But could I actually afford to go there? And then we found Saint Maxime, the ...
5 miles (8 kms) outside Nice to the east lies Villefranche-sur-Mer. If you feel like escaping the crowds promenading along the Promenade des Anglais
beside Nice’s beachfront, hop on the ...
Written by Christine, USA, February 2013
The Champagne Region of France is the perfect side trip for the Paris visitor – different enough to give you a good idea of what’s happening outside of the City of Light, but close enough not to take ...
Written by Christine, USA, March 2013
If you’re planning a trip to the French Riviera, chances are you’ve come across dozens of websites and hundreds of pages telling you what to do while you’re there. Now, would you like to know what ...
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