The Northern France Battlefields Partnership in Nord-Pas de Calais In order to best welcome remembrance tourists who are travelling to France from all over the world, the Nord-Pas de Calais Regional Tourism is implementing a network of specialised tourist-friendly facilities.…
Regional Holiday Guides
Camping Château de Lacomté Country Club has 75 fully serviced pitches. Each pitch has a minimum size of 110 sqm, offers 10 amp electrics and your own water tap and drain. The pitches will easily accommodate your tent, caravan or trailer-tent plus car.
Cultural highlights from the region’s major towns and cities: Blois, Bourges, Chartres, Châteauroux, Orléans and Tours. We love UNESCO listed cathedrals, museums of perfume and magic, medieval ruins and floating gardens.
If there’s one region of France guaranteed to relax you, it’s Provence – as those who have tasted its cuisine or bathed in its sunshine will know! Nature lovers will love walking through the lavender fields and olive groves of Mont-Ventoux.
Nadia Jordan tells us what’s been happening in the South Midi-Pyrénées.
Situated south of Paris, Languedoc-Roussillon stretches along the Mediterranean coast between Provence and the Pyrenees. The region boasts a rich cultural heritage, an excellent climate and a landscape that is truly remarkable for its beauty.
Creuse tourism has introduced a free ‘passport’ offering discounted entry at many attractions in the department. Creuse is very much a family destination, so with this in mind the tourist board has produced an interactive map with lots of things to do and places to visit ‘en famille’.
The Limousin has a variety of museums accredited with the title Musées de France across its three departments of Corrèze, Creuse and Haute Vienne. Here we have a look at what they have to offer.
Every issue we ask a contented expat to tell us why they love their adopted home. Caroline Hill loves the capital of French Catalonia, a vibrant city undergoing major regeneration.
Some places never change – not that this is a bad thing, as Eleanor Fullalove discovered during a recent stay in Sarlat. The Périgord Noir still offers many temptations, from the lovely ambience to gastronomy and historic villages to explore
It was a Thursday and we had worked on and off for a fair amount of the week, achieving a lot of home improvements and actually taught ourselves new French pointing skills. As the day was bright and cool, we decided we were in need of a break and a little bit of fun and some sightseeing.
In 2005 my husband Jeff and I sold up and moved from our home in the North of Scotland to Chassagnas, a small hamlet deep in the heart of rural France. Seven years on we have a lovely home as well as a 3 bedroom Limousin Cottage/Gite with pool….
Located in the Corrèze region of the Limousin, affectionately known as the “Lake District” of France and situated in almost 10 acres of undulating land with a lake and a small trout river.The campsite is calm and tranquil where you can enjoy quietly relaxing, perhaps after a visit to one of the many attractions in the local area.
Gites de Laprade focuses on providing you with your ideal holiday in this outstanding area of France, whether it is total relaxation you are looking for or a more energetic time, then we can certainly help you get what you want. WE have three gites available offering a variety of accomodation, access to our fishing lakes, use of our pool and spa tub and we are open all year around…
South-West of Haute-Vienne lies the area known as La Châtaigneraie Limousine (Chestnut Limousin). The name is derived from the ancestral presence of the chestnut trees. Residents of this territory have a long tradition of exploitation of the land.
The house is a beautifully restored 3 storey village stone house in the 13th century medieval village of Lauzerte. It sleeps up to 4 adults, 3 children and a cot is available for a baby. It is a 30 second walk to the town square and is close to all amenities…
With its beautiful rolling landscapes and acres of space the Limousin is an ideal place for a round of golf. There are several courses and they are rarely busy, particularly at lunchtimes!
Canoeing and kayaking are popular activities in Limousin with its endless waterways and lakes. Whether it is a leisurely ride down a sleepy river or a spot of white water rafting, there is something for everyone in Limousin.
The FFC ( federation francaise de cyclisme) Limousin has details cycling activities of all types across France. Here we have details of some of the many VTT tracks and circuits in Limousin.
There are hundreds of walks in Limousin, where you can enjoy breathtaking scenery, wonderful woodlands and perhaps have a paddle along the way in the many lakes and streams. If you are looking for something a little more ambitious, then you can follow one of the Chemins de Grandes Randonnées……