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#1/30
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5
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Destination: Lodeve
It's spring, and sleepy Lodeve is stirring, as visitors head for this corner of Southern France. Billed as the gateway to the Mediterranean, it's quite unique, and definitely worth stopping by... read more »
#2/30
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The Canal du Midi meanders gently through Languedoc, picking up and dropping off boat passengers en route. For landlubbers, equally gentle options lie beyond: the wines and slow inclines of Minervois... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Activity, Cultural, Family
From mummies and knights in armour to rooftop encounters with gargoyles, here's how to make the most of the French capital en famille ... read more »
#4/30
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4.5
(2 comments)
On holiday, adolescents are notoriously hard to please. Any ideas? From surfing in Cornwall and cookery in France to cycling in Bangkok, here are five activity breaks with sufficient cool quotient... read more »
#5/30
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4
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As the premier fishing port of France, Boulogne naturally has brilliant fish restaurants - plus very tempting foodie shops and a good slice of history. ... read more »
#6/30
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4
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The Ile de Ré, halfway down the French Atlantic coast, is a beautiful island destination offering the perfect family break: bicycles, beaches, restaurants and old-fashioned outdoor fun... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Frejus
Trip type: Cultural, Family
There's lots to see and do here as well as the beach. Fréjus is a great place to stay while discovering the rest of the Côte D'Azur and the kids won't complain about "another quaint litle village"... read more »
#8/30
Rating:
4
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Destination: La Rosiere
There are certain must haves when skiing with kids. La Rosiere has them all in abundance ... read more »
#9/30
Rating:
4
(7 comments)
Destination: Josselin, Malestroit, Lizio
Trip type: Activity, Family
Brittany is full of wonderful places. Do you want chateaux, modern history, coarse fishing, water activities, walking and cycling? Or do you want to chill out and eat well? Brittany has it all... read more »
#10/30
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Montpellier
Why not take the family for a winter break in Montpellier, and add some French flair to your Christmas shopping at the "marche de noel"? You'll find lots of other child friendly things to do here too... read more »
#11/30
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Lodeve, Marseillan, Meze
If you are looking for a quiet spot to chill out in France but worry about keeping the kids happy, head for Herault in the Languedoc, where you are sure to find something to please everybody... read more »
#12/30
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4
(1 comment)
Seeing more of the world is a top priority for holidaymakers in 2010, as is keeping a tight grip on the budget. Follow my advice to bag a bargain and save money before and during your travels... read more »
#13/30
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4
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A family friendly affordable ski resort in the Savoie, Valloire is a firm favourite with French families. Nathalie discovers what to do whether you enjoy skiing or not... read more »
#14/30
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4
(1 comment)
By: Jo Page
Destination: Ile de Re
Trip type: Beach, Eco, Family
Dune-backed beaches, chic shops, cycle paths and perhaps a glimpse of Johnny Depp... the Ile de Ré is one of France’s most alluring holiday islands - but pick your base carefully in high season... read more »
#15/30
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Ile de Re
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Family
The Ile de Ré, on France's Atlantic coast, is where the chicest of the chic go to escape the crowds on Paris Plage. But we can get there, too, and it doesn't have to break la banque!... read more »
#16/30
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4
(1 comment)
The Correze and Dordogne regions of France celebrate their life and history, from prehistoric cave paintings to modern markets via walnut liqueurs, troglodyte towns and fairyland chateaux ... read more »
#17/30
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4
(3 comments)
Sunshine, a swimming pool with slides, a smoking barbeque, a glass of something, and a relaxed family. What more could anyone ask of a budget summer break?... read more »
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4
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With loads to see and do, Disneyland Resort Paris makes a fun short family break at any time - and when times are tough, its magical appeal is even more attractive than ever... read more »
#19/30
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Paris
Forget chicken nuggets; in Paris, children’s palates are educated young. Here are eight restaurants geared towards toddlers and teenagers, a junior cookery school and two child-friendly French hotels... read more »
#20/30
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Vendee, Brittany
Trip type: Family, Road Trip
Can't decide between Brittany and the Vendee? Take a motorhome touring holiday through northwest France, and you can sample the different personalities of both... read more »
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