Name of Gites: Gites de La Richardière Sleeps: 1-11 guests in 3 separate Gites (L’Hirondelle – 2+3 beds: Le Martinet – 2+2 beds: Le Pigeonnier – 2 beds.) Price Range: £300 – £820 La Richardière’s self-catering Gites are set in peaceful and beautiful countryside. It is over 200 years old and was once […]
In January 1974 the international comic strip festival started, and now the artistry can be seen throughout the City. Whilst in September the International Circuit des Remparts is a must for fans of vintage cars. The heritage of Angouleme, is second to none with Renaissance and Romanesque architecture and museums […]
Cognac is renowned for its architecture, fine dining and of course; its wonderful distilleries. There are many who offer guided tours so the choice is yours. The town’s medieval quarter “Vieux Cognac” runs from the Tours Saint-Jacques, alongside the river, up to the Saint-Léger church. The area contains many unusual […]
Wander back through time in a 15th century priory. Discover the everyday objects and lifestyle of the rural past in 7 exhibition rooms: a 19th century farmhouse kitchen, basketwork workshop, a fascinating display of regional headdresses and costumes, embroidery exhibition, the bakery, the laundry room and the barn with its […]
France’s second most popular tourist destination after Paris, Nice is renowned for its balmy climate and spectacular setting between the Mediterranean coast and the mountains to the north. Located just 30km away from the Italian border, the city has changed hands several times down the years and was last annexed […]
As you walk among the couture shops and palaces of La Croisette, the wealth and glamour of it all cannot fail to impress: admiring Ferraris and Porsches cruising by and celebrity spotting on the glitzy sunlounger-striped beaches and liner-sized yachts moored at the port are hot Cannes pastimes. Whether Cannes’ […]
Following the success of Walt Disney World in Florida, plans to build a similar theme park in Europe emerged in 1972. Under the leadership of E. Cardon Walker, Tokyo Disneyland opened in 1983 in Japan with instant success, forming a catalyst for international expansion. In late 1984 the heads of Disney’s theme park division, Dick Nunis and Jim Cora, presented a list of approximately 1,200 possible European locations for the park. By March 1985, the number of possible locations for the park had been reduced to four; two in France and two in Spain. Both nations saw the potential economic advantages of a Disney theme park and offered competing financing deals to Disney.
A new wave of chefs has swept into Bordeaux, propelling the city’s restaurants up France’s culinary pecking order. And they’re serving up at decent prices too Bordeaux may be the world’s capital of wine, but until recently the city’s restaurant scene had always been lacklustre compared with other French […]
Plongez dans l’atmosphère fun, festive et familiale du Futuroscope ! Nouveau en 2016, parmi d’autres surprises : enfilez votre peau de bête et venez rire en famille avec les héros de L’Age de Glace, l’attraction et, à la nuit tombée, vivez une soirée magique avec La Forge aux Etoiles, l’aquaféerie […]
The Most Beautiful Places in France If you’re wondering where to go in France, there are no shortage of options—whether you want stunning cities, beautiful beaches, world-class skiing, or even fairytale castles. It’s a country that offers a bit of everything, and these 20 spots are its absolute gems. Read […]
The Base Recreation and the outdoor lambon (Deux-Sèvres) invites you to discover its many outdoor activities as well as relaxation. Discover and enjoy water sports , climbing activities and all other sporting activities available to you: fun and sports activities for all! GPS: 46 ° 18’1.273 “N / 0 ° […]
Lying in the South West of France in the world’s most highly revered wine-growing region, Bordeaux features on the world’s best wine lists. Steeped in history and culture, local cuisine ranges from foie gras and truffles to ripened cheese and Atlantic seafood. Bordeaux is a sheer haven for food and […]
Fouras is on a peninsula. It is bordered by five beaches and a forest named “Bois Vert” (“Green Wood” in English) which covers 20% of its area. It extends into a roadway to discover tide to the low Fort Enet in the direction of the Île-d’Aix. The pier for the island of Aix is also located in the […]
Futuroscope is the ideal place to relax in, with 60 hectares of tranquil green countryside and 25 original experiences you won’t find anywhere else!
Absorb the fantastic, fun and fairy-tale Futuroscope atmosphere with over 25 original experienceswaiting for you in our stunning attraction theatres, as heart-thumping adventures, outrageous thrills, mind-blowing journeys, the fairy-tale evening show and fascinating attractions deliver delights to suit all tastes and ages: films in giant format, thrill-filled attractions, 3D rides with 4D effects, games, live shows, open-air activities, and more….
For 2016 – The Puy du Fou has never seen anything so big! An incredible show room will emerge from the ground, to give rise to a new original creation at the Puy du Fou: Le Dernier Panache Follow the glorious destiny of a French naval officer, a hero from the American War of Independence, whose life will change dramatically in 1793, in a last fight for freedom!
The Marais Poitevin, also called ‘Green Venice’, is the second largest wetland in France after the Camargue. The canals, which meander and cut through meadows and light woodland are covered in duckweed and hence it’s alternative name. Once the Gulf of Pictons, it’s origins date back to glacial activity […]