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  • An expert’s guide: the best area to stay in Paris

    An expert’s guide: the best area to stay in Paris

    September 26th, 2016Rough Guides Editors
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    All the clichés about Paris are true – stylish, romantic, glamorous and utterly compelling – yet it retains surprises that continue to delight even the most seasoned visitors. The landscape of the city changes as you cross from quartier to quartier, and each area has a distinct style and atmosphere – from historic St-Germain to the... Read more »

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  • 7 reasons why Lyon should be your next European weekend break

    7 reasons why Lyon should be your next European weekend break

    August 26th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    The ingredients for a great European weekend break are simple. You’ll need a walkable city centre, a handful of excellent restaurants, some cool bars, affordable places to stay, interesting attractions and good transport. Lyon, one of France’s most delightful small cities and the country’s culinary capital, offers all these and more. Here’s why it should... Read more »

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  • 22 incredible pictures of Corsica

    22 incredible pictures of Corsica

    July 14th, 2016Rough Guides Editors
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  • Video: a 1 minute guide to France

    Video: a 1 minute guide to France

    May 17th, 2016Colt St. George
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    There’s little wonder that the land of châteaux, Champagne and croissants regularly tops lists of the world’s most visited countries. France beguiles travellers from around the globe, whether they come to laze on the beaches, ski in the mountains or soak up the culture in the capital. From the rugged coastline of Brittany to the charming villages of Provence,... Read more »

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  • Get on board: the 5 best European river cruises

    Get on board: the 5 best European river cruises

    March 29th, 2016AnneLise Sorensen
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    Among a certain segment of travellers, cruising is sometimes maligned: the dismal buffet and watered-down cocktails. Those kitschy lounge acts. The contrived shore excursions. But that, as they say, was then. Cruising today, and especially river cruising, offers an entirely different experience, from celebrity chef-driven cuisine to stargazing lounges to bike rides along leafy canals.... Read more »

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  • 1500 chefs around the world will celebrate French food next week

    1500 chefs around the world will celebrate French food next week

    March 10th, 2016Eleanor Aldridge
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    When it comes to food, the French don’t do things by halves. It should come as little surprise then that this year sees the launch of the second Good France event, a global celebration of the country’s gastronomy to surpass all others. The day was created in 2015 to mark the inclusion of French cuisine on... Read more »

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  • Win a family ski holiday to the French Alps

    Win a family ski holiday to the French Alps

    December 3rd, 2015Rough Guides Editors
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    It’s that time of year again, when the mountains become a playground, and skiers and boarders alike are keenly watching the snowfall across Europe that dictates their winter fun. If you want to take to the slopes, enter our competition for the chance to win a great skiing holiday in Valloire. Valloire is an old... Read more »

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  • 10 of the best European city breaks

    10 of the best European city breaks

    December 1st, 2015Emma Gibbs
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    Pin In this article sponsored by Scenic Australia, Emma Gibbs picks 10 of the best city breaks across Europe. Europe is so crammed full of fascinating, vibrant cities that narrowing down the options to an actual decision for a weekend away can be surprisingly tricky. Thankfully, we’ve got a guide to the best European city breaks to... Read more »

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  • The romance of Paris captured in 18 photographs

    The romance of Paris captured in 18 photographs

    October 23rd, 2015Kaamna Patel
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  • Paris is going car-free next week

    Paris is going car-free next week

    September 14th, 2015Eleanor Aldridge
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    In a ground-breaking eco initiative, Paris is going car-free for the first time. Next week, on Sunday the 27th September, cars will be banned from the centre of the city from 11am to 6pm. Despite the well-known Velib cycle-sharing scheme, Pais is struggling with pollution. The organisers hope the project will galvanise residents to think about how they are shaping the future... Read more »

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  • Brittany: one of France’s finest foodie escapes

    Brittany: one of France’s finest foodie escapes

    July 29th, 2015Eleanor Aldridge
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    Brittany has long been one of the jewels in France’s crown. Its beaches and holiday homes are flooded each summer by Parisians on their grandes vacances and Brits piling off cross-channel ferries. It’s easy to see why. From the rugged beauty of the northern coast to the classy beach resorts, there’s no arguing that this... Read more »

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  • This summer you can hire a sandcastle butler

    This summer you can hire a sandcastle butler

    July 16th, 2015Colt St. George
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    You’ve dug a moat, successfully sculpted a mound higher than your knees and managed to drizzle a viscous mixture of sand and salt water over the château spires (for that drippy je ne sais quoi) – then some rogue child bulldozes your beach creation back to oblivion. Well, it was never as good as it... Read more »

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