Post Tagged with: "france"

  • Skiing at les Saisies
     

    Skiing in Les Saisies

    Travel writer Jenna Powell jets off to the French Alps for Eurodestination where she experiences skiing for the first time! She finds a beautiful ski resort with lots of snow, here’s the report on her stay…. Les Saisies … A beautiful village resort at the foot of Mont Blanc. At […]

     
     
  • Touring the Loire Valley by Train
     

    Touring the Loire Valley by Train

    A first-hand experience of the Loire, by Patricia Gilbert, who travelled by Eurostar and TGV I was a little apprehensive about my trip. The guide books all said that the only practical way to tour the castles of France’s Loire Valley was by car. But since I consider driving in […]

     
     
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    Motoring Breaks in Normandy

    Trevor Claringbold Normandy may not have the beauty of its southern neighbour, the Loire Valley, or the dramatic coastline that Brittany to the west has. But it’s pretty rolling countryside, and pleasant sandy beaches are supplemented by some intriguing cities, centuries of history, and, above all, one of the friendliest […]

     
     
  • Tips for Exploring the Loire Valley
     

    Tips for Exploring the Loire Valley

    by Trevor Claringbold Known with some justification as ‘The Heart of France’, the Loire Valley, more than any other region, really epitomises rural France. Images of the area adorn tourist posters and travel brochures, and every summer coaches converge here from across Europe. The whole area is littered with some […]

     
     
  • Driving the back roads through the French Alps
     

    Driving the back roads through the French Alps

    by Trevor Claringbold How many people speed down the motorways to the south of France and completely miss some of the country’s – if not Europe’s – most beautiful and spectacular scenery? Of course, it takes a bit longer, but there’s no better way to see the real countryside than […]

     
     
  • Franche Comte – The Jura Region
     

    Franche Comte – The Jura Region

    by Katy Dartford Glimmering pale golden yellow like the limestone rock faces of Baume-les-Messieurs, in the Jura region of south west Franche Comte, I sip a glass of its famous vin jaune or ‘yellow wine.’ My expectations are high, as recently an amateur wine group paid a record £48,000 for […]

     
     
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    A Visit to St. Omer

    by Robert Lidster My wife and I entered the French region of Nord-Pas-De- Calais via the port of Calais. The crossing from Dover onboard the P&O ferry ‘Spirit of France’ had taken 90 minutes and had been one of the smoothest Channel crossings that I have ever experienced. We were […]

     
     
  • Beach Holiday with Style in Biarritz by Sue Dobson
     

    Beach Holiday with Style in Biarritz by Sue Dobson

    Biarritz has been attracting visitors for two centuries. Napoleon III and his Empress Eugenie made the little fishing village fashionable when they built a summer residence (now the sumptuous Hôtel du Palais) above one of the glorious beaches. European royals and members of the British aristocracy followed in their wake. […]

     
     
 

Tenby flat with Seaviews

Panoramic views over Tenby town walls and beach

Tenby, Wales, United Kingdom
My place is close to great views, restaurants and dining, the beach, family-friendly activities, nightlife, town walls, parking. You’ll love my place because of the location, the ambience, the outd...