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Cycling holidays in Poitou-Charentes

Cycling holidays in Poitou-Charentes

This summer is all about cycling and following on from the huge success of the British stages of the Tour de France what could be more apt than a cycling holiday in France.

Amphibious mountain holidays for everyone all year

Amphibious mountain holidays for everyone all year

Indoor or outdoor, winter or summer, holidaymakers are spoilt for choice when it comes to aquatic activities in the mountains of France.

The Lot Valley gives you a lot this summer

The Lot Valley gives you a lot this summer

Easy to reach by plane for a short break or by car for longer holidays, the Lot Valley is full of surprises during the summer months.

easyJet launch new routes to Bordeaux and Jersey

easyJet launch new routes to Bordeaux and Jersey

easyJet has launched two brand new routes from Belfast International Airport tomorrow to Bordeaux and Jersey.

Cycling the Camino de Santiago

Cycling the Camino de Santiago

Take the pilgrim trail to Santiago de Compostela on your bike with Camino Ways, the walking and cycling holiday specialist. The Camino de Santiago is not just a walking route and last year, over 12% of those who received their Camino certificate completed the journey by bike.

Get to know the dramatic mountain stages of the Tour de France

Get to know the dramatic mountain stages of the Tour de France

The 2014 Tour de France will feature more mountain stages than ever before, which promises to make it the most enthralling contest in recent memory, and gives spectators the chance to discover a myriad of mountain magic across three of France's 5 major mountain ranges.

Summer activity break to the French Pyrenees

Summer activity break to the French Pyrenees

L’Ancienne Poste is a luxurious mountain lodge located in the village of Avajan in the French Pyrenees which is owned and run by Englishman James Dealtry, the first ever non-French national to be employed by the Ski Ecole Francaise.

Night and day on The Roof Terrace at Grand Hotel de Bordeaux & Spa

Night and day on The Roof Terrace at Grand Hotel de Bordeaux & Spa

This Summer, Grand Hotel de Bordeaux & Spa is delighted to announce the much-anticipated return of the 'Night Beach' rooftop bar, located on the seventh floor of the hotel.

Experience the glitz and glamour of the glistening French Riviera

With the Cannes Film Festival in full swing (14-25 May) and the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix (23-25 May) just around the corner, the chic Riviera hot-spots of Cannes, Nice and Monaco are shimmering under the spotlight and sunshine this summer.

Discover the mountains of France on 2 wheels this summer

Discover the mountains of France on 2 wheels this summer

Electric-assisted mountain bikes are now widely available in the mountain resorts of France, enabling even complete beginners (and the lazy!) to enjoy the thrill of riding in the mountains, without the need for thighs like tree trunks!

Conquer Normandy this summer

Conquer Normandy this summer

The 70th Anniversary of D-Day is clearly the biggest event in Normandy during 2014 but beyond this there is plenty going on during 2014. Delve a little further and there are plenty of other reasons for the British interest in this area. Pierre & Vacances has a range of apartments across Normandy that are ideal for visiting this year’s hidden spots and exciting events.

Autumn wine and food tours: Bordeaux and the Douro Valley

BKWine recently presented its program for the autumn wine and food tours for 2014. BKWine is a world leading tour operator specialised in wine, food and gourmet travel.

Visit the Alps during the summer for a surprisingly cheap holiday

Visit the Alps during the summer for a surprisingly cheap holiday

With all the talk of Michael Gove looking to charge parents for taking children out of school during term time, it’s time to take action to avoid the peak holiday prices and opt for a different holiday destination this summer.

Holidaymakers can do Cannes with Eurocamp

For anyone wanting to join the film industry’s elite for the 67th Cannes Film Festival this May, a break with Eurocamp offers the ideal way to get in on the action - with seven nights staying at the outdoor holiday specialist’s nearby Cap Esterel holiday village from just £530 per party.

Be treated like a pro with VIP Ski & Hammer Sports

Be treated like a pro with VIP Ski & Hammer Sports

VIP SKI and Hammer Sports have again teamed up to offer a great package for avid cyclists to take on the Morzine Sportive. VIP SKI’s experience in chalet accommodation combines with Hammer Sports’ cycling experts to provide a week to remember tackling the French Alps.