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Ryanair's new route makes the Normandy coast more accessible than ever

Ryanair's new route makes the Normandy coast more accessible than ever

Ryanair announced last week the launch of a new route from London Stansted to Deauville, Normandy. Starting on 3rd April and running to 23rd October 2015, this summer route will operate twice weekly on Fridays and Mondays.

A personal invitation to Snowboxx

A personal invitation to Snowboxx

Join Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski for the biggest and best high-altitude festival.

Last minute, purse friendly, festive accommodation in the snow

Last minute, purse friendly, festive accommodation in the snow

Celebrate the festive season in the heart of the French Alps with Basecamp’s purse friendly accommodation deals.

Monarch launches new ski route from London Gatwick Airport to Lyon

Monarch announces a new route from London Gatwick Airport to Lyon as part of its winter ski programme for 2014/15.

Discover a Lot Valley speciality: The Estofinado

Discover a Lot Valley speciality: The Estofinado

It is more than a dish, it is the whole story of the Lot river you will find in your plate. Based on stockfish (dried unsalted cod) that the Nordic boatmen brought with them when they used to transport goods along the Lot in the 18th century.

New addresses to indulge yourself in the French mountains this winter

New addresses to indulge yourself in the French mountains this winter

Excellent gastronomy and world class spa and well-being facilities are two cornerstones of the French winter-sports holiday experience. Winter 2014-2015 will see a host of new and improved eateries on the mountain and in resorts.

The World of Cognac

The World of Cognac

Today, the global Cognac market represents nearly 150 million bottles and is worth 1.7 billion Euros. 4 bottles of Cognac are consumed every second in the world.

Club Med launches its newest resort at Val Thorens

Club Med launches its newest resort at Val Thorens

Club Med opens its doors to a brand new Val Thorens 4T destination this December.

5* Pierre & Vacances Premium apartments in Flaine offer great value ski luxury

5* Pierre & Vacances Premium apartments in Flaine offer great value ski luxury

This winter sees the opening of a brand new 5* Premium residence in Flaine Montsoleil; Les Terrasses d’Helios, an offering from Pierre & Vacances in line with their strategy to introduce great value luxury accommodation to Flaine, a favourite resort of Brits in search of superb skiing at great value.

Autumnal Art Retreats in the French Pyrenees

Autumnal Art Retreats in the French Pyrenees

Luxurious mountain lodge L’Ancienne Poste in the village of Avajan in the French Pyrenees – owned and run by Englishman James Dealtry – is launching week-long Art Retreats, the first of which is on 5 October.

Last Minute Camino: Best Autumn Routes

Last Minute Camino: Best Autumn Routes

Head on an incredible Camino de Santiago adventure this Autumn with CaminoWays.com, the walking holiday specialists. With mild temperatures ideal for walking, October is one of the very best months of the year to experience the Camino.

New for singles - escorted wine tasting in Bordeaux or walking in Morocco

New for singles - escorted wine tasting in Bordeaux or walking in Morocco

Small, fun escorted group tours for solo travellers – including wine tasting in Bordeaux and two-centre breaks combining Marrakech and The High Atlas Mountains– are being featured for the first time this autumn by leading singles specialist, Friendship Travel.

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.