Whilst our usual menu of practical information on visiting France is on hold during the Coronavirus Pandemic, we are showcasing some of our favourite photos of la Belle France, pending…

As part of the commemorations of World War One, there is to be a Centenary Air Show (Le Meeting Aérien du Centenaire) 13-14 September 2014 at the airfield of Amiens-Glisy(80…

A quiet secluded cove in the cliffs is always worth finding - and at Ault (80 Somme, Picardie) between Eu/Le Treport on the coast of Picardy discover Hotel/Restaurant Le Cise…

Amiens (80 Somme, Hauts de France) holds an annual "Marche sur l'eau" as part of its annual Festival - in June There are nearly 300 hectares of gardens right in…

The Somme evokes images of World War I and battlefields, but it has much more to offer. The magnificent Gothic cathedral at Amiens is well-worth seeing, although to my mind…

Amiens Christmas Market (80 Somme, Hauts de France) runs from  23 November - 30 December 2019 Said to be the biggest and greatest Christmas market in Northern France, Amiens town…

Whilst French autoroutes tend to offer a more enjoyable drive than UK motorways, most are toll roads (peages) and hence the speed and ease of covering long distances in France…

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Amiens (80 Somme, Picardie) claims to host the largest Christmas Market in Northern France 24 November - 29 December 2007. In addition to the stalls offering Christmas fayre, gifts, crafts…

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…

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…