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#1/31
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4.9
(12 comments)
There is no better way to buy French wine than direct from the maker’s vineyard. Here’s how to swill, sniff, spit and talk like an expert, and the best hotels to stay in... read more »
#2/31
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5
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Destination: St-Tropez
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
Fancy joining the jetset in St Tropez? Here's the lowdown on the best places to stay and where to play. Just be prepared to pay...... read more »
#3/31
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4.57143
(17 comments)
Destination: Nice
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Nice is a city of contrasts with ultra-modern touches and a fascinating history. You can easily spend money in the city's tempting shops and restaurants but read my guide to make your money go further... read more »
#4/31
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4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Juan-les-Pins
Trip type: Beach, Food and Drink, Spa
With a swanky boutique hotel just opened on the Cap d'Antibes, and lots of great new beach restaurants down the road in Juan-les-Pins, there's never been a better time to head to the south of France... read more »
#5/31
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5
(2 comments)
Europe is bejewelled with famous, historic hotels, but which ones really deserve their reputation for winning style, undiminished elegance and exceptional service? Here are six still worth the journey... read more »
#6/31
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5
(1 comment)
Follow in the footsteps of Renoir and Picasso to rediscover the French Riviera when the light is magic, the atmosphere friendly and the beaches (almost) empty... read more »
#7/31
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5
(1 comment)
It's worth taking time to explore the back roads through the French Alps, one of the most beautiful and dramatic regions in the whole of Europe... read more »
#8/31
Rating:
4.75
(4 comments)
Destination: St-Tropez
Trip type: Beach, Nightlife, Shopping
I fell in love with the French Riviera as a teenager - it has a magical charm that nowhere else can emulate. And, there's no place like St Tropez. Explore the beaches, restaurants and hotels with me... read more »
#9/31
Rating:
4.333335
(3 comments)
Destination: Provence
Nothing beats the fresh, simple cuisine of Provence, its colourful local markets and idyllic isles of Lavant, Port-Cros and Porquerolles – not to mention superb restaurants… and one very special hotel... read more »
#10/31
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Cannes, Monaco
Trip type: Activity, Cruise, Cultural
If Formula One is your passion and the Monaco Grand Prix your Mecca, there can be no more amenable way to experience this iconic event in the race calendar than on the MS Wind Surf... read more »
#11/31
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
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 »
#12/31
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4
(2 comments)
Foodies should go on a culinary tour of Marseille, sampling the city's magnificent local delicacies and tasting the international options on offer... read more »
#13/31
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Marseille
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
The people of Marseille are justly proud of their city. On a sweeping bay facing the setting sun, it is the oldest in France and covers an area twice the size of Paris... read more »
#14/31
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Nice
The capital of the Côte d’Azur, Nice is one of France’s culinary hot spots, mixing a strong Italian influence with the finest local ingredients... read more »
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4
(1 comment)
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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 »
#16/31
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: St-Tropez
Trip type: Beach, Short Break, Spa
The perennially chic resort of St Tropez, in the south of France, is not so much about a sea view, more about how and where to see and be seen... read more »
#17/31
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Cassis
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
Flee the packed beaches of France’s Cote d’Azur and head instead for the secluded coves and warm waters just along the coast near Cassis... read more »
#18/31
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Orange
France and gorging on food go hand in hand – and for a real foodie trip to paradise, the tiny Roman town of Orange is a surprising gem... read more »
#19/31
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Cannes
Trip type: Short Break
Yes, Cannes is best known for its ritzy annual film festival - but for the non-A-listers among us, it makes a great weekend break destination at any time of year... read more »
#20/31
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Eze
Within striking distance of Nice and Monaco, the mountain-top village of Eze is a quiet refuge with superb views, an old church, flower-decked houses and an exotic garden filled with statues ... read more »
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