Holidays in France

Find inspiration for your next French escape




Summer activities in the French mountains

There’s so much to do that there really is something for everyone. You can choose to mountain bike, road cycle, hike, climb, play golf or tennis, swim, watch the Tour de France, indulge at the local wine fairs, or simply relax and soak up the sun. There is an extensive activities programme for all the family at Sainte Foy throughout the summer.


Winter breaks near Val D’Isere

Auberge & Chalets sur la Montagne offers a hand-picked selection of stylish, affordable accommodation at Sainte Foy Tarentaise in the heart of the French Alps. Close to Val d’Isère, Tignes, Les Arcs and La Rosière all our accommodation is equally well-placed for winter skiing or snowboarding holidays and summer walking or cycling holidays.

Parlement de Bretagne

10 reasons to visit Rennes in Brittany

The capital of Brittany is a great city to live in for quality of life, but Rennes is a top tourist destination too. We explore its many charms… 1. Timber town Made from wood felled in the surrounding forests, Rennes is home to some

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Food specialities in Centre and Val de Loire

The Loire Valley area makes up one of the largest regions in metropolitan France, birthplace of writer François Rabelais and his most famous character, Gargantua – a giant with an enormous appetite and a taste for the local fouaces… Like pitta pockets spiced with saffron (Safran du


Slow holidays in unspoilt Auvergne

“France. It’s the Auvergne with something else around it.” – an Auvergnat saying Tired of the “cut and thrust” of modern English life, we opted for a new challenge at a more relaxed pace. Our searches led us in early


Vegan and Vegetarian Holidays in France

Situated in Mirabel-aux-Baronnies between the Roman town of Vaison La Romaine and Nyons, Les Aigles is the ideal location for seeing all the sights of Provence, walking, cycling and of course tasting the many Cote du Rhone wines. The Gite


Self-catering rental cottages in Brittany

Our selection of personally maintained vacation rental properties have been carefully renovated to retain their original Breton features, whilst incorporating the comforts and facilities essential to modern life, including modern plumbing, well equipped kitchens and complimentary wifi. For tranquil cottages


Top 5 French walking destinations

In this article, walking leader William Armstrong takes us on a mini-tour of France, visiting some beautiful but less travelled French regions where you can still escape from the crowds. But shh, don’t tell anyone!

Photo by Mark Mitchell via Flickr

Who’s visiting Paris in 2015?

Paris, City of Light, the world’s most popular tourist destination and the most romantic city on the planet. But how many tourists visit Paris each year, and where do they travel from? How many boulangeries are there in the capital?