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2 Days in Paris – A Step by Step Paris Itinerary

Planning your two days in Paris and not sure where to start? Don’t miss this step-by-step itinerary – packed with handy tips and suggestions to help you plan your trip.  The first time I went to Paris, I was completely in awe. I’m a big city girl through and through, but there’s something so enchanting …

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Time to Discover: Sarthe – Travelling Off the Beaten Path in France

Planning a weekend break in France and in need of inspiration? Escape to Chartres sur le Loir and Le Mans for a long weekend exploring France without the crowds.  “No, not the Loire Valley, it’s the Loir Valley,” I find myself saying for the umpteenth time in a couple of days.  “Just to the north …

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Skiing in Style: A Luxury Ski Safari in the French Alps

It’s no news that skiing is a hot ticket in the French Alps. There are so many ski resorts in the Alps that it’s pretty difficult not to pick a favourite… and then return drearily year after year to ski the same old slopes. For some it’s the glitz and glam of Val D’Isere, for …

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11 Unmissable Things to do in Grenoble

Sitting at the base of the snow-speckled Alps, Grenoble is one of France’s unsung heroes. Relatively compact, with a beautiful historic fort and outdoor opportunities galore, here’s our pick of the best things to do in Grenoble. 1. Fort de la Bastille Nestled in the overlapping hills of the Chartreuse mountain range, the Fort de …

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Ecrins National Park: Hiking in the French Alps

A short drive from Grenoble, the Ecrins National Park is home to some of the best hiking trails in France. Add to that spectacular alpine views, hikes of all difficulties and rarely-seen wildlife and you’ll understand why this is the place to go hiking in the French Alps. About the Ecrins National Park The Ecrins …

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