You don’t have to travel far in France before you see an imposing chateau on a hillside, surrounded by stunning countryside. Some of the most impressive chateaux in France belong to the exceptionally beautiful Dordogne.
If you’re looking for an Easter with a difference this year for all the family to enjoy, then look no further than France. This culturally-diverse nation clings onto unique traditions and customs all year round and none more so than at Easter.
With the sun soaring overhead, the temperatures warming up nicely and colourful festivals taking place in almost every city, town and village, Easter is a wonderful time to be on the Algarve. At Eastertime, fairs are put on across the region, where you can sample gastronomic delights unique to the region, such as almonds covered
Grasse, the world’s perfume capital, is a captivating place to visit all year round. This alluring hilltop town on the Cote d’Azur is short distance from Nice and Cannes, and is a true gem of a village that has managed to retain its unique culture and charm.
The Cote d’Azur is a magical place to visit at Christmas. The cities, towns and villages come alive with festive spirit, showering their ageless culture and traditions on all who visit. If you are lucky enough to be heading to the Cote d’Azur this Christmas, then take a look at three of the best Christmas
If you’re in France on 14 July then you’re in for a memorable experience as this is the date the whole of the country comes alive in mutual celebration of Bastille Day. Bastille Day is celebrated by numerous methods, which are very much dependent on a particular province, city or town.
From cherry-picking quirky handmade gifts to warming your tummy with a delicious cup of mulled wine accompanied with a bag of roasted chestnuts, there is nothing quite like a Christmas market to get us in the mood for the festive season. Europeans are literally spoilt for choice when it comes a deciding which special and
Music festivals in Europe just keep on coming. In fact hardly a month goes by without a major musical event taking place somewhere on the Continent. Europeans are simply spoilt for choice with great and often historic venues hosting pulsating and charismatic musical events. The island of Belle-Ile-en-Mer off the Breton coast is one such
Vieilles Charrues in the heart of Finistere countryside is one of the world’s biggest music festivals. Being a just a quick boat ride from Britain this huge music festival offers an interesting alternative for the unlucky 200,000 or so who tried and failed to get a Glastonbury ticket. With five stages and more than 80
On the face of it, the small and sleepy town of Mirande in the Gers department in South West France would be an unlikely place to play host to the largest country and western festival in Europe. Not only is the festival the biggest Country and Western event in Europe but it is also recognised