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By Mary Anne Evans

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    • Short Trips from Paris Created: Friday, November 25, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      If you want a short trip outside Paris, try any of these suggestions. You can go for a day trip, or stay overnight for easy sightseeing outside the capital. Perhaps combine some of them into an ove...
    • Top Paris Travel Guidebooks Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      There are dozens of Paris travel guidebooks out there of varying usefulness, but here are six we consider essential reading.
    • Tour de France Week 2: July 13th to 19th 2014 Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      As the Tour de France enters week 2 from July 13th to Saturday 19th, plan a trip around the passes and pretty villages of the Vosges mountains and the Alps.
    • Tour de France 2014 Week 1 in North France Created: Monday, April 14, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Tour de France 2014, Follow Week 1 from Saturday July 5th in Yorkshire to the Vosges mountains in eastern France. Suggestions for sightseeing and where to stay.
    • Top Romantic Cities in France Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      If you are planning to honeymoon in France or a take special getaway with your sweetheart, use this list as your guide.
    • Paris to Montpellier by Train, Car and Flight Created: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      How to get from Paris to Montpellier by train, car and plane. Use this essential information resource to plan your journey in France.
    • Top Summer Jazz Festivals in France Created: Sunday, June 17, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      France has a long tradition of jazz festivals. It all began in World War I with soldiers who were black musicians bringing their new music to Europe. Then musicians like Sidney Bechet and Archie Sh...
    • Top Myths About France and the French People Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      There are plenty of stereotypes about the French: they stink, women don't shave their underarms, they are rude, they hate Americans, they all go topless at the beach. Don't be fooled by these myths...
    • Top Nice Attractions Created: Tuesday, September 04, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Nice itself is an attraction: the rich blue-green sea, diverse shopping, splendid dining and lovely art-deco façades. But there are several spots that a tourist simply must see, such as the ...
    • Paris to Marseille by Train, Car and Flight Created: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      How to get from Paris to Marseille by train, car and plane. This information resource will help you plan your journey through France.
    • Paris to Rouen by Train, Car, Ferry and Eurolines Created: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      How to get from Paris to Rouen, the capital of Normandy, by rail, car, ferry and Eurolines. Use this information resource to plan your journey in France.
    • Top Budget Paris Hotels Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Paris is one of the world's most expensive cities, but it's also one of the top tourist attractions. Find out how to conserve your cash for the finer thinks, like a fabulous dinner or incredible sh...
    • Visiting France with Babies and Toddlers Created: Tuesday, August 31, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Visiting France with a baby or toddler can be a once in a lifetime experience as you see this stunning country through their wondrous eyes." itemprop="description" Monday, June 27, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      July is a popular vacation month in France both with the French and with other Europeans as school is out and the weather is fine." itemprop="description">...
    • Top 10 Most Underrated Destinations in France Created: Tuesday, June 08, 2010 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Discover the top 10 most underrated destinations in France
    • Museums of Fashion and Costume in France Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014
      Museums of fashion and costume in France include the Christian Dior Museum in Normandy, Perfumes in Grasse, Lace in Calais and Gloves in Millau.
    • Tour de France 2014 Created: Friday, March 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014
      The Tour de France is the world's greatest cycle race. Check out this guide to the route, the map, the teams, the prize money, what the jerseys mean and past winners.
    • Tour de France 2013 Route Map, Stages, Teams, Riders and Fast Facts Created: Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014
      The 2013 Tour de France runs from Saturday June 29th to Sunday July 21st. It starts in Corsica and has 21 stages until finishing in Paris. It's the most famous cycling race in the world. Here is th...
    • The Museum of Costume and Stage Design in Moulins Created: Thursday, March 27, 2014 Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014
      Glorious costumes worn by the world’s greatest dancers and sinister costumes from the world’s greatest opera stars are on display at the National Center of Costume and Stage Design in Moulins.
    • The Christian Dior Museum in Granville, Normandy Created: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      The Christian Dior Museum in Granville, Normandy holds a huge collection of the designer's haute couture dresses, sketches, photos and accessories. It opens each year for a special temporary exhibition.
    • Yves Saint Laurent Studio Tour in Paris Created: Monday, March 24, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      Take a tour of the Yves Saint Laurent studio in Paris to see the rooms where he created his designs, pattern books and haute couture costumes.
    • Bed and Breakfasts in Normandy with a World War II Theme Created: Monday, March 17, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014
      Book a Normandy bed and breakfast with a World War II D-Day theme. These places are decorated with memorabilia or have relatives who fought in the war.
    • Gardens in the Eastern Loire Valley Created: Thursday, March 07, 2013 Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014
      The Eastern stretch of the Loire Valley stretches from Nevers up to Orleans. Here you'll find both the Cher and the Loiret departments with some wonderful gardens. Some come with a chateau, others ...
    • Gardens in the Western Loire Valley Created: Thursday, March 07, 2013 Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014
      The western end of the Loire Valley region is centered around Blois and Tours and takes in the Loir-et-Cher and Indre-et-Loire departments. Here you'll find gracious chateaux and some wonderful gar...
    • Villas, Castles, Cottages and Houses to Rent in France Created: Friday, March 14, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014
      Rent a villa, chateau, cottage, house of apartment in France. Here is a list of four reputable companies who have properties all over France in all price ranges with examples of properties you can ...
    • The Alps - France's main mountain range Created: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014
      Discover more about the Alps, the most famous mountain range in France and Europe. It's a playground in summer and winter.
    • Walking in France Created: Saturday, January 18, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014
      France is a great country for walkers. The scenery is spectacular; the paths and trails generally empty and the countryside is safe. Check out this Guide.
    • Normandy D-Day Festival Events – June 5th to August 21st 2014 Created: Saturday, March 01, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014
      The 70th celebration of D-Day in Normandy is a huge event. Here is short summary of the major events taking place from June to August along the Landing Beaches.
    • France in June Created: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014
      June is a wonderful time to visit France. Tourist are beginning to arrive but not in large numbers. The weather is beautiful. Attractions have longer hours and as always, the French put on festivals and events for every taste. Find out more about visiting France in June.
    • Top Hotels in Provence Created: Thursday, February 27, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      The top hotels in Provence are amongst the best in the world. Here is a suggested list of ten Provence hotels from one that was once Alain Ducasse's home to a fortress like castle.
    • How to Travel from UK or Paris to Le Mans Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Details of how to get from the UK, London and Paris to Le Mans by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
    • La Bastide du Calalou Hotel in Provence Created: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      Located in the small hilltop village of Moissac-Bellevue, the Bastide du Calcalou is a charming family-run hotel in the Regional Park of the Verdon. It’s ideally placed for visiting the Gorges du Verdon and small perched medieval villages.

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