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The Many Sides Of France

What makes France such a well-loved destination is that it has a delightful variation in its scenery and activities for such a proportionally small country. Although many people immedietly think that the Eiffel tower is the country’s only asset there are in fact a multitude of different regions that suit the sensibilities of travellers with […]

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Wildlife You Can Spy on Your Trip to France

Although it is widely known for its main city due to its main monument being recognised world-wide, the rural side of France is what draws many in too. Unrestricted by a single habitat and climate France neatly sits in between several different regions which allow you to go from the coast of the Mediterranean Sea […]

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Great Airbnb Locations in France

A Selection of Picks From The Accommodation Giant Accommodation can be a hassle when you are planning a trip to somewhere else and France is no different. Depending on whether you are staying in the city or planning to relax out in the country, booking the right place for you can be tough. Gites offer […]

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Loveliest Villages in France

If you are anything like the millions who dream about heading to the calmer areas of France each year for some time away from your regular schedule, then you probably already have an idea in your head about what you are aiming for. Quiet countryside virtually untouched by others, rolling hills or sloping valleys that […]

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Gite or No Gite

For those looking for an authentic rural holiday in France, a gite is a great idea. These cottages and original farm buildings have been converted by their owners to accommodate visitors of all types and thanks to the government supporting the idea of creating these; they are spread widely across the country. In a gite […]

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The Most Unusual Places to Stay in France – Part 2

The second part of our blog to discover some of the more unusual places to stay in France looks at an exciting wagon, a small Hobbit house and even a wooden chateau! There is no doubt that France benefits from some of the most beautiful countryside in the whole of Europe, and some of these […]

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The Most Unusual Places to Stay in France – Part 1

France has some wonderful options regarding accommodation when you are visiting, from wonderful friendly gites to glitzy hotels. But if you have an adventurous spirit and enjoy staying at rather unique places then hopefully this blog will give you one or two ideas. In this blog we go in search of unusual hotels that have […]

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The Benefits of a Gite to a Hotel – Part 2

The second part of looking at the benefits of holidaying in a gite rather than a hotel continues with more valid reasons that people opt for staying at this self-catering accommodation rather than be waited on hand and foot by a five star resort. Cost Let’s face it, taking the family away on holiday is […]

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The Benefits of a Gite Compared to a Hotel – Part 1

Many people choose France for their holiday destination, after all this large European country has a lot going for it. It has miles of coastline with great beaches, the food is some of the best that you can find anywhere in the world, there are marvelous historic towns to see, and it has some of […]