Top attractions in France

EU citizens under the age of 26 get free entry into most of France’s national monuments and museums, and many museums are free for the first Sunday of each month.…

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France Cycle Routes

France has always been keen on cycling - the annual Tour de France is probably the biggest cycle race in the world, covering over 3000km in 3 weeks each July,…

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Vines, Loire wines and ramblings

If you are in the Loire Valley for the weekend of 31 August - 1 September 2019, you can explore the vineyards and Loire wines in a different way, Vignes, Vins…

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Back Roads France

One of the joys of travelling through France by car is the opportunity to get off the autoroutes and main N roads and follow back roads to your destination. Often…

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Water and wine – French vineyards by boat

The Telegraph (19 Aug 08) includes a boat trip up the Rhone Valley as one of its top 10 river cruises: Navigating France’s mightiest river is a favourite for wine…

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Paris – Nice Cycle race

The start of the cycling season in France is marked by the somewhat mis-named Paris-Nice race which runs from 8 - 15 March 2020 . Mis-named because although it does…

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Toll Free Autoroutes in France

Most French autoroutes between major towns and cities are toll motorways, which whilst often offering fast and uncrowded dual-carriageways, can nevertheless add significantly to the cost of a trip through…

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