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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.

Half term ski holidays that do not break the bank

Half term ski holidays that do not break the bank

February Half Term is the best time for families to ski with snow conditions at their optimum but often prices demand a premium.

Freedom on foot with new Eurocamp Active walking holidays

Freedom on foot with new Eurocamp Active walking holidays

Hike over to Eurocamp Active for a walking holiday in 2014 that's sure to hit the mark when it comes to enjoying freedom on foot.

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.