Tour de France

The extraordinary professional cycle race the Tour de France and its accompanying circus and roadshow hit the roads of France in July 6 - 28 July 2019 This year the…

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France-emotion – Great photos of French cities

Featured at the France Show was a fascinating display of images sponsored by the London College of Communication – University of the Arts London and Maison de la France representing…

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On your bicyclette – City Bike Hire in France

Velomagg in Montepellier (34 Herault, Languedoc-Roussillon) is another of the growing number of city bike hire schemes which have blossomed throughout France - and which potentially offer a different way…

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Internal flights in France

Information on domestic flights in France is not easy to come by, one reason being that Air France has such a dominant position in France and already have flights on…

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Toulouse’ Violet Festival

Toulouse (31 Haut Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees) is known as the Pink City but violet is the colour for February. Every year in February, during the flowering season of this highly-perfumed little…

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On your bicyclette! City bike schemes in France

It all started in Paris with the Velib' Scheme - an amalgam of Velo (cycle) and Liberte (free), which has been a tremendous success. The latest we've come across is…

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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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Flower Festival – Bagneres de Luchon

High in the Pyrenees southwest of Toulouse, the town of Bagneres de Luchon (31 Haut-Garonne, Occitanie) celebrates its annual Flower Festival bringing more colour to this already attractive town surrounded…

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Flying UK to France

The number of budget airline routes to France from the UK is continuing to grow, as is the number of French destinations - no longer restricted to the major cities.…

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