Archives for the ‘Tourism’ Category

Top 5 Art Museums In France

By • Feb 27th, 2014 • Category: Tourism

Art lovers who visit France have more than 100 museums to put on their itinerary. Paris alone has more than 40. Whether you are in Paris, Marseille in the northern part of France or by the beaches near Normandy, you can spend inordinate hours absorbing the culture of art. 1) The Louvre in Paris: Any list of […]



Top Tips To Help You Choose The Ideal Skiing Location In France

By • Feb 27th, 2014 • Category: Rhone Alpes, Tourism

Despite the recession still affecting many industries and markets, it does appear that the number of people going skiing once, twice or even more times a year, is starting to rise once again. For many, the pull of snow is too great and as such the rise in people buying ski properties is also increasing. […]



A French Gite Holiday in France?

By • Aug 23rd, 2013 • Category: Tourism

When you think of old, medieval France, of course it’s in every corner of the realm (the Hexagon the French call it from the shape of the country), but for a less tourist-crowded (depending on when and where you go, of course, but by-and-large less crowded) and, to my mind, more romantic exploration of the […]



Cruise Holidays to France

By • Oct 30th, 2012 • Category: Tourism

If you are planning to take a cruise to France, there are a few things to consider before you book. You want to be certain that you are getting the most out of your cruise which means taking a bit of extra time in sorting out the details. If you are planning a cruise to […]



Gites de France

By • Dec 7th, 2010 • Category: Tourism

Image by Môsieur J. [version 4.0b]] via Flickr About Gites de France In France,  Gîtes de France has a team of over 600 people to work with property owners and holiday-makers across the 95 departmental offices. Gites de France has just celebrated its 50th birthday. Gites de France’s objectives: promote comfortable, friendly holiday stays meet […]



The Wonderful Adventure Of Castle Hopping In The Enchanting Loire Valley In France

By • Mar 28th, 2009 • Category: Tourism

Loire Valley Whilst chateau hopping remember to take the time to happen upon some local wine cellars, for “degustation” or tasting in the Loire Valley. Take the time to relax and enjoy your holiday. France’s Loire Valley has the grandest selection of 15th and sixteenth century castles. With fifty to sixty “must see” castles scattered […]



Holiday Villages in France for next year’s vacation

By • Dec 24th, 2008 • Category: Tourism

Holiday Villages in France There are various alternatives for people planning a vacation in France – hôtels, holiday rentals, camping and Holiday villages are among the most popular. But perhaps it is time to consider Holiday Villages in France. Image via Wikipedia Hotels offer the advantage that everything is laid on – no cleaning to […]



Regions and Departments of France

By • Jul 17th, 2008 • Category: Tourism

France is split into regions – then earch region is sub-divided into departments: LINKS: Back to Main Map or Regions of France Technorati Tags: regions deapartments france



Regions of France

By • Jul 17th, 2008 • Category: Tourism

The 22 regions of France: LINKS: Back to Main Map or Departments of France More about the 22 regions of France – with region videos, facts and figures, weather, photos of France and properties by region. More Facts about the Regions of France France is a large country and the regions are quite diverse with […]



Guide to French Ferry Ports

By • Jul 16th, 2008 • Category: Tourism

There are ferry ports along the south coast of England and across northern France. Choose your point of departure carefully to minimise travel times and onward journeys to your French destination, There is a good tool to calculate journey times in France >> French Route Planner. Dover to Calais, Dunkerque and Boulogne – P&O Ferries […]