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#1/25
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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 »
#2/25
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4.666665
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Destination: Chamonix
Argentiere is famed for its steep slopes and challenging off-piste at the Grands Montets ski area. Here are some insider tips to help you get the most out of your stay... read more »
#3/25
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5
(2 comments)
In the bewitching landscape of the Languedoc, with its vineyards and lagoons, the Wine-growers and Fishermen’s Route gets visitors acquainted with wines and seafood in the South of France... read more »
#4/25
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5
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Destination: Les Arcs
It's often dismissed as a concrete jungle in the French Alps, but the five separate villages that make up Les Arcs are sufficiently different to appeal to all tastes – and to all skiing abilities... read more »
#5/25
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5
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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 »
#6/25
Rating:
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 »
#7/25
Rating:
4.5
(5 comments)
Can’t quite decide between Paris and Venice for your surprise romantic city break? Why choose when you can have the best of both worlds?... read more »
#8/25
Rating:
4.25
(4 comments)
Destination: Chamonix
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
Summer in Chamonix can be just as exhilarating as the ski season. Follow my advice to find out you can experience its great ridges and summits without spending hundreds on a guide...... read more »
#9/25
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Looking for a skiing holiday with superb slopes, cosy chalets and outstanding apres action - without the queues endured at big resorts? Then head to La Rosiere, France's best-kept skiing secret... read more »
#10/25
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 »
#11/25
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Meribel
Méribel the very belle has a prime location, lively après-ski and fantastic runs for all abilities - so it's little wonder this French resort is top choice for British skiers... read more »
#12/25
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Avoriaz is a car-free, purpose-built resort and a gateway to the vast Portes du Soleil ski area. The big draw, though, is the snowboarding – especially at The Stash, a forest snowpark for "shredders"... read more »
#13/25
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Trip type: Romance, Short Break, Spa
I first visited Brittany to experience some of the variety of thalassotherapy centres, for which it is famous. I wasn’t disappointed: my experiences remain some of the most memorable I’ve ever had... read more »
#14/25
Rating:
4
(8 comments)
Where do you head for a snow-sure ski break? Whether you are looking for a white Christmas early in the season, spring sunshine or summer adventure on a high-altitude glacier, here are my suggestions... read more »
#15/25
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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 »
#16/25
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: France
The Ariege is an oft-overlooked department of France, containing the Couserans region: nestled in the fresh mountain landscape of the Pyrenees, it has a timeless beauty and charm all of its own... read more »
#17/25
Rating:
4
(4 comments)
Destination: Biarritz
Trip type: Beach, Short Break, Spa
From fishing port to elegant seaside resort, surfing zone to spa centre, golf and gastronomy hot-spot, Biarritz remains one of South West France’s most popular holiday destinations... read more »
#18/25
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
The unexplored French heartland of Auvergne offers Europe's most breathtaking scenery. With spa towns, medieval hamlets and history on every corner, this remarkable region is waiting to be discovered... read more »
#19/25
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Come with me to Bagnères-de-Luchon, in the heart of the French Pyrenees, to find ten reasons to go snowshoeing instead of skiing... read more »
#20/25
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Stunning beaches, rugged mountain scenery and great food, the island of Corsica packs it all in. It's also superb for camping so a two-week holiday needn't break the bank... read more »
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