Category: Things to See & Do – France

May 15, 2009

Paris Attractions | La Nuit des Musées

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The best things in life are free and for one night in May, hundreds of museums across France will be open to the public and entry is free. This is an initiative of the French Department of …

May 13, 2009

Paris attractions | Opéra Garnier

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You don’t have to be an opera buff to appreciate the Palais Garnier which is also known as the Opéra de Paris or the Opéra Garnier, or more commonly referred to as the Paris Opéra.  Located on the …

May 11, 2009

Paris – French Perfume Workshop

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Perfumes (and diamonds) are a girl’s best friend and if you’ve ever been interested in learning how perfume is created, there’s no better place to do this than in Paris.

France has a long tradition of perfume making and …

April 18, 2009

Pedal your way around Versailles and keep fit!

Filed under: France,Things to See & Do - France - 18 Apr 2009

Have you ever considered seeing Versailles by bicycle? If you’ve never contemplated doing this because you think it’s just too difficult to organise, this needn’t be the case.  The people at Viator have made …

February 14, 2009

Valentine's Day in Paris

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For many people, Paris is undoubtedly one of the most romantic cities in the world and what an ideal setting to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  Whether you prefer a feeling of being on top of the world at the …

July 19, 2008

Tour de France – Nîmes

Stage 13 of the Tour de France is still in the Languedoc-Roussillon region which stretches from the foothills of the Pyrenees on the Spanish border to the mouth of the Rhône. This stage starts from Narbonne and ends …

July 6, 2008

Château de Chenonceau – The King, the wife and the mistress!

A tree-lined avenue marks the start of the grand entrance to Château de Chenonceau. Whilst you can picture gold-gilded, horse-drawn carriages transporting its royal residents to and from the château, us …

June 28, 2008

The Six Women of Chateâu de Chenonceau – Loire Valley France

The Loire Valley is home to over 100 French châteaux, some of these are spectacularly grand.  On our château trail we visited Ch…

June 25, 2008

Tour de France 2008 – France

The world’s most gruelling bicycle race is just around the bend.  The 2008 Tour de France marks the 95th anniversary of this high profile professional cycling event.  Competitors in this 23 day annual event will hit …

June 17, 2008

Bastille Day Celebrations – Paris, France Travel

Filed under: France,Things to See & Do - France - 17 Jun 2008

Bastille Day is around the corner again and July 14th is a day of National celebrations for all of France. Those travellers who are fortunate enough to be in the vicinity of Paris on Bastille Day will be …

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