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A unique perspective: new museum opens in Normandy about civilian life in wartime France

The Mémorial des Civils dans la Guerre, the Memorial of Civilians in Wartime, opened in Falaise on 9th May 2016 and is a unique new museum looking at the lives of civilians in France under the German Occupation, during the Allied Liberation and in the aftermath of the war... Read more

10 locations from Shakespeare's plays in France and Spain

The 400th anniversary celebrations have put Shakespeare and his plays back in the spotlight. But what about the real locations of his plays? Whilst you might immediately think of destinations in the UK and Italy, Shakespeare also used locations in France and Spain as the backdrop for some of his great works... Read more

Whale and dolphin sightings from our ships with ORCA: April update

Our new ORCA Wildlife Officers have had a bumper April spotting 665 whales and dolphins - including dolphins playing in the bow wave of a huge fin whale just metres from the ship!... Read more

An expert's guide to motorhome travel in France

Considering taking your motorhome to France or hiring one there but not sure what to expect? Read this expert's guide to motorhome travel in France... Read more

Visit Manche: home of the Tour de France Grand Départ 2016

On 2 July, riders will set out from the stunning Mont St Michel for the start of the 103rd Tour de France - but the beautiful department of Manche is bound to steal some of the limelight from the cycling stars... Read more

5 family holiday destinations that won't break the bank for May half term 2016

Staying at home and visiting some UK attractions can really add up so why not head to France for a cheap family holiday instead?... Read more

Our greener fleet sets sail after £60m on scrubber technology

Six ships have now been fitted with scrubbers to 'clean' their exhaust fumes and the last to be fitted, Pont-Aven and Armorique, have rejoined the fleet... Read more

Whale watching season starts as we welcome ORCA officers back on board

Our new band of ORCA officers enjoy their first crossing of the season on Cap Finistère and see dolphins playing in the bow waves... Read more