From the rugged scenery of the Alps to stunning sandy beaches and cosmopolitan cities full of amazing architecture and fabulous food – there’s a reason France is one of the most popular camping and caravanning destinations in the world. If you’re planning your next trip to this country of culture, don’t miss our in-depth guides to camping in France.
September offers an ideal window to explore Europe, as the summer crowds disperse, pleasant weather prevails, and the vibrant autumn hues begin to grace the landscapes. With milder temperatures, shorter queues at popular attractions, and a more authentic local experience, it's a prime month for an enriching European getaway.
Ah, the allure of the open road, the scent of adventure hanging in the air! As I stood on the cusp of a journey that would take me across the English Channel to the enchanting landscapes of France, I couldn't help but feel a mix of excitement and trepidation.
Every year, as the summer sun warms the sands of Lacanau, a wave of excitement sweeps across the beach. It's not just the promise of perfect surf that has everyone buzzing, but the anticipation of an event that has become a highlight of the surfing calendar - the Lacanau Pro.
Imagine a night sky illuminated by a symphony of lights, colours, and sounds. This is the Festival D'Art Pyrotechnique in Cannes, a spectacle that lights up the French Riviera every summer. If you plan to attend this dazzling event, here's everything you need to know.
Camping is a fantastic way to explore Aquitaine, a beautiful region located in southwestern France. Aquitaine is well known for its diverse landscapes, including stunning coastlines, rolling hills, lush vineyards, and charming villages.
If you have a couple of weeks to spare and don't fancy the long trek to Provence, the Dordogne or the Côte d’Azur, why not take a motorhome holiday and explore Northern France? With your own wheels, you can see the sights at your own pace, stopping for a roadside pique-nique of baguette and fromage, whenever you like.
Castles can be found throughout Europe. But only France has such a wealth and variety. In this, the first of our two part look at French châteaux we peer over the battlements of some of the most illustrious, attention-seeking, headlining grabbing châteaux.
During Napoleon lll's rule in the mid to late 1800s, France colonised several overseas territories, and with Britain restoring ownership of some territories to France, Napoleon doubled the size of his empire.
Standing at the counter of a French boulangerie or patisserie can be a daunting affair. Confronted by a dizzying array of tempting treats and baked delights, it can be hard to make a choice, let alone know what you are asking for.