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Green plateaux, wooded mountains and picturesque villages, together with a unique Franco-German culture, make Alsace-Lorraine the most appealing of destinations.
Covered in pretty rolling vineyards and stylish, golden, sandy beaches that enjoy a warm oceanic climate, Aquitaine is the perfect sunny destination for wine lovers, walkers, and surfers alike.
A land of sleeping volcanoes that provides a fantastic scenic landscape for outdoor pursuits all year round, as well as healing spa waters, the Auvergne is full of spa resorts, outdoor trails and local villages that really come to life in…
Just a short distance across the Channel, Brittany is one of the most popular holiday regions in France and offers something for everyone. Along the beautiful and varied coastline of over 700 miles, you'll discover endless sandy stretches…
Renowned for its fabulous wines, Burgundy is a region of vineyards, chateau and excellent wine cellars that is covered in lots of cycling and walking trails so you can explore the charming countryside of these fertile lands.
A trip to Champagne Ardenne must involve a tasting of the region's most famous product - champagne - with tours available to many of the champagne houses located in this countryside region that is full of history.
Separated into lush green valley and the rocky Jura mountains, Franche Comte is a great place for outdoor pursuits such as climbing, cycling and water sports on the many lakes, as well as being renowned for its wines and many cheeses.
France's smallest region geographically, Ile de France is a vibrant and historic area that encompasses the stunning capital city of Paris; Versailles, the home of the majestic royal palace; and wonderful countryside populated by pretty…
Full of history and heritage with fortified towns and Roman amphitheatres, Languedoc Roussillon is sunny region on the Mediterranean coast that has beauitful beaches, striking mountains and spectacular gorges to explore.
Rural France at its best, Limousin is a land of green hills and woodland with 25,000 acres of water in its lakes and rivers - making it the perfect area for those who love being out of doors hiking, cycling, windsurfing, angling and even…
An historic area, the Loire Valley has seen some of France's most important events including the Battle of Orleans where Joan of Arc led the French into battle, and is filled with beautiful cathedrals and chateaux, winding rivers perfect…
Unspoiled countryside, magnificent mountains and rushing rivers make up the region of the Midi Pyrénées, where the warm climate produces great wines and the landscape is home to much wildlife and many trails for those wanting to explore.
Encompassing an area that was once known as Flanders, Nord Picardy is a region of windmills and battlefields, in particular the fields of the Somme, where villages celebrate traditional festivals dedicated to legendary giants, historic…
A region known for its produce of rustic cheeses and ciders in its pretty rural areas, Normandy has an important history from William the Conqueror to WW2 with a dramatic coastline that includes the D-Day Landings beaches, stylish beach…
Glorious beaches at chic and fashionable seaside resorts such as Cannes and St Tropez, fields of lavender and groves of olive trees with medieval villages dotted about, all bathed in the Mediterranean sunshine - this is what makes Provence…
With beautiful marshes criss-crossed by waterways that have earnt the nickname of Green Venice, to the elegant beaches and seaside resorts such as stylish La Rochelle, Poitou Charentes is a region perfect for those who love to be active…
Bordered by Switzerland, the Rhone Alps region is home to the Alps mountains in France and includes Europe's highest peak, Mont Blanc, but, as well as being a great place for skiing, hiking, climbing and more there are also some bustling…
Western Loire, or Pays de la Loire, is a region of lush countryside covered in chateaux, stunning beaches including the 9km long expanse of fine sand at La Baule, and historic towns and cities where troglodyte caves are hidden underground…