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Five weird foods from around France

Five weird foods from around France

Everywhere has weird food and cuisine, and we’re picking southern France for no particular reason, but they have their fair share of oddities. After all, it is France.

Epic New Year challenges with Discover Adventure

Make 2014 a year to remember by taking on an unforgettable trekking or cycling challenge with Discover Adventure. Celebrating its 20th anniversary next year, the specialist tour operator is offering even more new, unique and thrill-seeking itineraries than ever before.

Hold on for the ride - La Plagne gears up for Sochi

With La Plagne’s Olympic bobsleigh track and advisory ice-maintenance team going to Sochi, its Olympic freestyle event facilities insitu and eight Olympic hopefuls, inevitable excitement for the games in 2014 is mounting throughout La Plagne in the French Alps.

Hip Chalets goes piste side

Hip Chalets goes piste side

Hip Chalets, the luxury ski chalet specialist, is delighted to introduce their newest and exclusive guest property the ski-in / ski-out Chalet de la Gliere.

How to make the most of a Paris city break in just 3 days

How to make the most of a Paris city break in just 3 days

With 27 million visitors in 2012 and recently named the "Best City To Visit in 2014" by Lonely Planet, Paris, or the "City of Light", is one of the most visited cities in the world.

'Hidden France' under the radar ski resorts worth a visit

'Hidden France' under the radar ski resorts worth a visit

France has always been a favourite destination amongst British skiers, with resorts such as Tignes, Val d'Isere, Meribel and Courchevel regularly at the top of the popularity list.

A new take on ski hosting in France

A new take on ski hosting in France

With the topic of ski hosting still an ongoing legal case in France, Action Outdoors has an alternative solution for those who enjoy being shown around a ski area by a local guide.

Snoworks add Ski Courses in the resort of La Tania

Snoworks add Ski Courses in the resort of La Tania

Snoworks Ski Courses have added brand new programs to the resort of La Tania for the 2013-14 winter ski season to complement their other locations across the Alps.

4 nights for the price of 3 at a contemporary gastronomic hotel in France

4 nights for the price of 3 at a contemporary gastronomic hotel in France

Le Saint-James, a contemporary hotel in Bouliac just 15 minutes from the centre of Bordeaux is delighted to offer a new outstanding deal of 4 nights for the price of 3, available until January 1st 2014. Boasting breath taking panoramic views, a Michelin star restaurant and its own vineyard, Le Saint-James provides an inviting, luxurious hideaway just outside the city.

Explore the Lot Valley this autumn

Explore the Lot Valley this autumn

Easy to reach by plane for a short break or by car for longer holidays, discover the autumn in the Lot Valley and its colourful sceneries.

Freedom, space and value in classic French resorts

Freedom, space and value in classic French resorts

Pierre & Vacances offers a range of apartments through a number of French ski resorts including La Plagne, Les Arcs and of course Avoriaz.

New accommodation in Savoie Mont Blanc for 2013/14

New accommodation in Savoie Mont Blanc for 2013/14

The Heliopic Sweet & Spa, is a new four-star hotel in Chamonix. Built in a chalet style, it will open in mid-December.

Exclusive golf package at Europe's first Major course

Exclusive golf package at Europe's first Major course

The first ever golf Major in continental Europe will take place at Evian Resort from the 12th-15th September 2013. To celebrate the Evian Championship, Evian Resort has devised an exclusive package for golf fanatics enabling them to play on the prestigious Evian Resort Golf Club's course in the days after The Evian Championship is played there.

L’Ancienne Poste launches Pyrenean ski clinics

L’Ancienne Poste launches Pyrenean ski clinics

James Dealtry, the owner and ‘le patron’ of luxury ski lodge L’Ancienne Post, located in the village of Avajan in the French Pyrenees, is launching ski clinics for the 2013/14 season.

Discovering wines of the Languedoc Roussillon

Discovering wines of the Languedoc Roussillon

Chateau Les Carrasses, a charming 19th century wine domain in the South of France offers guests an unusual behind the scenes insight into winemaking in the Languedoc Roussillon.