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Step back in time with European Heritage Days in September

Step back in time with European Heritage Days in September

If you love French history, you must check out the European Heritage Days that take place over a weekend in September (Friday 14th to Sunday 16th). The Europe-wide initiative gives members of the public access to rarely opened sites and unique events for three days, with a range of incredible attractions in France taking part. Full details [...] [...more]

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Our 4 Favourite French Theme Parks

Our 4 Favourite French Theme Parks

Looking to add something a little different to the itinerary for your family trip to France? Why not consider visiting one of the country’s many high-quality theme/adventure parks! From the huge historical performances at Puy du Fou to the unmissable magic of Disneyland Paris, there’s something for everyone. Here are four of our favourites… 1/ Le [...] [...more]

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Loire Valley holiday guide

Loire Valley holiday guide

The legendary Loire Valley isn’t just about chateaux – enjoy outdoor activities and cultural visits to suit all age groups. Pictures and words by Gillian Thornton. [...more]

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10 of the greatest Loire Valley chateaux

10 of the greatest Loire Valley chateaux

The Chateaux of the Loire are one of the most stunning sights in the world. From romantic fairy tale castles to impressive fortresses designed to repel armies, there is something for everyone. [...more]

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France’s animal attraction

France’s animal attraction

While France’s natural wildlife might not set the heart racing, the country is home to some of the world’s best zoos and aquariums. So if you want a family camping holiday in France, packed with activities, big pool complexes, dynamic children’s clubs, some of the best beaches in France, and the chance to feed popcorn to [...] [...more]

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What to see in the Loire Valley

What to see in the Loire Valley

In a nutshell The Val de Loire was the play-place of French royalty before they lost their heads, which is why the region is still dominated by 160 stunning châteaux. It’s a World Heritage Site with many small villages and towns which have grown around the larger châteaux over the years, so there is plenty to discover [...] [...more]

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