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Destination: Paris
Paris by day is a wonderful place, but after dark the 'city of light' comes to life. The Eiffel Tower sparkles, the Seine is illuminated and the streets seem to glow as cosy cafés and bars beckon... read more »
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Destination: Lyon
Lyon is supposed to be dreary and grey. So what is it about this surprisingly stylish and lively French city that will have visitors singing?... read more »
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Destination: Nice
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
A must-read guide to the hottest spots in Nice, the jewel of the French Riviera... read more »
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Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, Jack Kerouac and F Scott Fitzgerald were among the writers who lived in Paris. Their spirit lives on in the bookshops, cafés and streets of the Left Bank... read more »
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Experience the ultimate unwind when you explore the peaceful picture-postcard spa towns and villages of rural northern France... read more »
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Destination: St-Paul-de-Vence
Trip type: Romance, Short Break
For fragrant romance and French style glamour, head to the historic village of Saint Paul de Vence ... read more »
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Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Paris is renowned as the ultimate destination for lovers. So what does the city of romance have to offer solo travellers in search of culture, cuisine and adventure? ... read more »
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Destination: Paris
It's easy to work up an appetite strolling around the alluring city of Paris, but difficult to know where to eat. Read my guide to my favourite quaint and quirky eateries ... read more »
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Destination: France, Provence, Avignon
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Savour the South of France on a trip to Avignon on the banks of the Rhone - a magical medieval town famed for its seven popes, ancient architecture and a beloved children's rhyme you may recall... read more »
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Destination: Cahors
A short break in the French town of Cahors offers a glimpse into another age, pleasing scenery, great food, vineyards and a wonderful feeling of being included. What's not to like?... read more »
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Destination: Paris
Paris evokes images of l'amour, romantic dinners, strolls along the Seine, fine wines... and far too much to see and do. To make the most of a short city break, follow the tips of one who is smitten... read more »
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Destination: Cannes, Mougins
Trip type: Short Break, Spa
Head to Mougins, in the hills above Cannes, for some serious pampering from head to toe... read more »
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Destination: Menton
Not as famous as nearby Cannes and Nice, but no less glitzy and grand, the French Riviera town of Menton makes for a stunning, sunny break... read more »
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Destination: Lille
A silver, bulbous UFO hangs from the ceiling of the train station and a ghost train features a small girl crying over her dead badger. It can only mean one thing, the Lille 2012 festival, Fantastic.... read more »
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