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Euro 2016 France Map and Locations

06/07/2016 03:38:19 AM

2016 Euro Cup So the Euro qualifiers are over and the real business starts now – who will be Euro 2016 champions? Euro 2016 qualifying teams include the home countries in the UK, the hosts France and the usual favourites Germany! Discover ...

Top Destination for Adventure Holidays in Pyrenees France

05/29/2016 04:01:28 AM

Looking for an adventure holiday in France? Where better for a great activity holiday than the beautiful Pyrenees? Starting your adventure in the Pyrenees The Pyrenees mountain chain is relatively undiscovered in relation to their bigger brother ...

Parks in France

05/10/2016 09:37:11 AM

What do you think of when you mention Parks? Green areas in public places to enjoy the local flora and fauna or Amusement Parks? France has them all from glorious Parks in cities to Amusement Parks the size of Disneyland! Here is our guide to ...

Cost of Living in France 2016

04/22/2016 04:53:29 AM

Discover the cost of Living in France, Paris and across France. How does it compare with the UK and London?

What to see in Lyon ?

04/04/2016 02:49:53 AM

Lyon is the second most important city in France. It is situated in the Rhone-Alps region in east-central France. Lyon boasts France’s oldest ancient ruins and medieval quarters. Likewise, it is a beautiful city, very pleasant to behold and ...

What to see in Lyon ?

04/04/2016 02:49:53 AM

The town of Lyon is the second most important city in France. It is situated in the Rhone-Alps region in east-central France. Lyon boasts France’s oldest ancient ruins and medieval quarters. Likewise, it is a beautiful city, very pleasant ...

Visit Poitiers with the Kids

04/01/2016 09:33:28 AM

Poitiers has lots of cultural activities, especially for children. This city is located in the Poitou-Charentes region on the Clain river in west-central France. You can visit a petting zoo or popular museums, caves or find an amusement park ...

Wines in the Medoc Region of Bordeaux

03/01/2016 05:45:42 AM

The Top Wine Areas around Bordeaux are Medoc, Pessac Leognan, Saint Emilion, and Sauternes. This article discovers the Medoc appellations on the southern side of the Gironde estuary. The map below displays the Medoc amd Haut Medoc vineyeards: ...

Facts about Toulouse

02/23/2016 09:09:40 AM

Discover the facts about Toulouse - a historical town in the Midi-Pyrenees. Not only the history but places of interest, universities, tourist information and video tour.

French Food Markets

01/22/2016 06:03:43 AM

French Food Markets Introduction French Food markets or “le marché” are part of the heritage, and often a daily lifestyle for the French. Unfortunately, the large French Food Supermarket are now well established but most French market ...

Paris Landmarks List – Top Monuments

01/06/2016 06:15:00 AM

Not sure what to include on your Paris itinerary - yes, there is so much to see. But if you are on a short visit then here are some suggestions from Top 10 Monuments in Paris 1. Eiffel TowerWe love it especially when it ...

National Holidays in France for 2016

12/28/2015 03:13:09 AM

Here are the National Holidays for France in 2016 plus update on school holidays across the country.

Get Lost In The Gardens Of Versailles

12/22/2015 08:19:28 AM

Versailles in France is known worldwide for the Chateau de Versailles and the gardens of Versailles, the latter having been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city is a seat of rich cultural and historical heritage, located a mere ...

Get Lost In The Gardens Of Versailles

12/22/2015 08:19:28 AM

Versailles, France is known worldwide for the Chateau de Versailles and the gardens of Versailles - the latter having been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Discover more facts ...

Expat Life in France

12/10/2015 09:31:10 AM

Moving to a foreign country can be a daunting experience, often fraught with unexpected problems. Fortunately, there are many who are willing to share experiences and offer support.  One of the best sources is …. Make your expat project a ...

Experience Bordeaux – the Forgotten Gem

11/20/2015 03:52:00 AM

Paris, Nice, Cannes are often written about. Bordeaux is a forgotten gem! Bordeaux is positively famous as a wine region; World Heritage site

La Rochelle – the top visitor choice on the Atlantic Coast?

10/22/2015 04:59:45 AM

La Rochelle is a coastal city in the Poitou Charentes region of southwest France. It has been a harbor and a center for fishing and trade since the 12th century, a maritime tradition that’s reflected in its La Rochelle Vieux Port (old port) ...

Football Ticket Prices in France – the facts!

10/15/2015 02:46:29 AM

Paris St Germain are currently France’s most successful football club. With the influx of Qatar money, you can watch many top stars: Di Maria, Ibrahimovic, Cavani, Luiz and many more. However, the cost of supporting the team is expensive! ...

Tour de France 2015 Logistics

07/09/2015 03:14:12 AM

The Tour de France is one of the most popular sporting fixtures of the year. However, the organisation of the event is a logistics nightmare. The graphic below illustrates the problems faced by the organisers… Tour de France 2015 Logistics ...

River Cruising in France

04/24/2015 09:08:47 AM

The word ‘France’ often conjures up images of some of the most memorable sites in Europe: the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Champs Elysees, yet many people may be surprised to learn that France is also a top destination for a romantic or ...

Ferry Travel or a Flight to France?

02/20/2015 08:58:13 AM

UK visitors have a number of travel methods to France – ferry, flights, coach or rail (passengers or take your car on the Eurotunnel). This infographic below from Brittany Ferries compares Ferry Travel with Planes … Image source: Britta ...

House Sitting in France – the Facts

02/19/2015 03:19:02 AM

House-sitting in France is growing and there are great advantages for owners who wish to find house-sitters, and those wanting to spend time relaxing in a new location! Very simply house sitting involves looking after someone else’s house ...

Champagne and wine tours in France

01/20/2015 08:53:53 AM

For the wine aficionado, a Champagne and wine tour of France can be a dream trip for those wishing to see the beautiful French countryside and imbibe some of the greatest sparkling wines in the world. A unique terroir The Champagne region has ...

The Awesome Millau Viaduct

01/16/2015 04:03:50 AM

See France Differently – Top 5 Travel Suggestions

01/13/2015 06:11:44 AM

Planning your next holiday in France – and want to try something different? Here are a few ideas for you … France Travel Ideas 1. Hit the road Do you dream of cruising through the south of France in the utmost style, getting a taste of ...

France: National Holidays for 2015

12/24/2014 06:02:06 AM

1 January: New Year’s Day 3 April: Good Friday (only in Alsace and Moselle) 6 April: Easter Monday 1 May: Labour Day 8 May: Victory in Europe Day 14 May: Ascension Day 24 May: Whit Sunday 25 May: Whit Monday 14 July: National Day 15 August: ...

Holiday Guides to France

12/17/2014 04:01:54 AM

Soon Christmas will be over, and our thoughts turn to Easter and Summer holidays. France is the #1 destination in Europe, and in July and August accommodation can be difficult to find. So start planning now – here are some ideas. Activity ...

Christmas Markets in France

11/30/2014 06:24:54 AM

List of French Christmas Markets For a list of Christmas Markets across France and useful links for Christmas Breaks, and the latest news about Markets – go here: As well as Christmas markets in ...

France for Tourism – the report on France Tourism facts till 2018

10/30/2014 03:33:17 AM

Bearing in mind France’s perilous economy, the importance of France’s tourism industry on the economy is significant. However, the latest report on France Tourism facts is encouraging. Here are the highlights from the Press Release • ...

Top Five Hidden Charms Of France

09/29/2014 07:56:44 AM

There are so many places to visit in France. It seems that everywhere you turn there is a place waiting to be explored and reveal its secrets, both past and present. 1. Rural Provence There are plenty of beautiful places to visit in the south ...

5 Districts, 5 Songs- Get the real spirit of Paris!

08/29/2014 08:56:50 AM

There is always a good song behind each of the 20 districts in Paris. Because of its long-term relationship with the cinema and with all types of arts, this city invites travellers to transport themselves into a dream sequence. Take your headphones ...

How French are You?

08/20/2014 02:31:53 AM

What signs suggest that you are becoming French? Walking down the street with onions around your neck with a baguette under your arm? Or how many French words or French phrases you know …. or how good your french language skills … or how ...

France Still #1 World Destination in 2014

08/13/2014 02:42:46 AM

The statistics for last year were released yesterday by the “Direction Generale de la Compétitivité de l’industrie et des services”, showing that France was the only country in the world to receive more than 80 million tourists last ...

Airports in France Map and Flight Information

05/07/2014 07:06:25 AM

The budget airlines including RyanAir, EasyJet and FlyBe have slashed the cost of flying to France, and made most of France accessible to tourists from UK and Europe. The number routes has increased dramatically with an ever expanding number ...

Popular French Food – best cuisine in Paris?

05/06/2014 04:56:06 AM

French Cuisine – #1 in the World Rich banquets in the French Revolution using refined techniques are the origins of  French Cuisine.  In the 20th/21st century it became known as “haute cuisine”. Pastries are a large part of French c ...

Touring along the Canal du Midi

04/07/2014 10:58:09 AM

The Canal du Midi now stretches from the Gironde Estuary (on the Atlantic side of France) though along the River Garonne through Haute Garonne and across to Étang de Thau on the Mediterranean and covers about 241 km (or 150 miles). Touring ...

Tourists Still Flocking to France

04/02/2014 10:16:49 AM

Figures released for the 2012 season by the United Nations World Tourism Organization showed France remains the world’s most visited country, with more than 83 million international tourist arrivals. What attract visitors to France? Alpine ...

Eiffel Tower: Happy 125th Birthday

03/28/2014 15:17:33 PM

Congrats to the Eiffel Tower – 125 today! Gustav Eiffel and his company erected the 324 metre high tower in in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World’s Fair. Others writing about the birthday today ….. It’s the Eiffel Tow

Amazing World Heritage Sites in France

03/19/2014 09:46:26 AM

France is blessed with a large number of World Heritage Sites. Here is a map to show the distribution of their 28 sites across France: Image: Wikpedia Commons Our Top 5 Sites (in no particular order) Loire Valley Chalonnes, 20 km southwest of ...

Top 10 Most Beautiful Villages in France?

03/14/2014 07:57:16 AM

Les Plus Beaux Villages de France France celebrates its beautiful villages, and why not? Les Plus Beaux Villages de France introduces the concept as: Some 32,000 villages have shaped the French countryside over time and those of them that are ...

The Best Way To Travel To Paris For A Weekend Break

03/13/2014 12:38:09 PM

Weekend Break in Paris Paris is nice and close to the UK, which makes it a popular weekend break destination. Paris is also the most romantic city on earth and therefore the perfect place to take your beloved for a surprise mini break. But although ...

Top Budget Lists for Paris

03/11/2014 05:44:23 AM

Paris can be very expensive so what can you do on a budget visit – plenty! We have more here – Paris Freebies Below find our money saving lists while visiting Paris! First, here is a list of free days out in Paris. Top 20 Free Attractio ...

AZsFrance Video

03/08/2014 03:42:45 AM

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