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25 Jul 2013
French minister calls for beach smoking ban
France's health minister has called for a ban on smoking in parks and at beaches to protect children. Marisol Touraine told Jo...
10 Jul 2013
France remains world's top destination
France has retained its status as the world's number one tourist destination with 83m foreign visitors last year. Bolstered by...
17 Jun 2013
France gearing up for WWI centenary
France is preparing to host thousands of tourists over the coming four years of centenary events marking the battles of World War I, wh...
31 May 2013
June the new January, as ski resort prepares to re-open
Snowsports enthusiasts already missing their fix of skiing and snowboarding should book the first flight to France they can, with the r...
1 May 2013
Head to Languedoc-Roussillon for an eventful May
Travellers planning to visit France this month for a long weekend might like to check out the southern-most Languedoc-Roussillon region...
25 Apr 2013
France offers cultural excitement this year
Culture vultures wondering where to go on holiday this year might be swayed by the offerings from the French tourism board.It has put t...
Head to the Alps for incredible mountain biking
Although there is still snow on the peaks of the Alps, many winter sports enthusiasts are beginning to pack away their skis and snowboa...
18 Apr 2013
French tourism board suggests quirky things to do
Holidaymakers don't need to travel the length and breadth of the planet to enjoy some spring sunshine, as France has everything you...
9 Apr 2013
Film, music and sport in France this May
There are plenty of events taking place in France this May to entice Brits keen to sample some film, music and sport.One of the picks o...
5 Apr 2013
Cyclists to take over Mont Blanc this summer
Amateur cyclists are set to take over the Savoie Mont Blanc region of France this summer, as the 1 jour, 1 col event returns for the th...