Where to go in France

L'Hexagone (as France is affectionately known, thanks to its six-sided[ish] shape) has an awful lot to offer, but don't panic, it's right next door, so merits repeated visits. Paris is the obvious starting point, not least as it's a suitable launch pad for other French destinations by high speed train, but also because the city is a perfect distillation of all things Gallic character. For the other highlights, of which there are many, read on:

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Megeve

Europe > France

Megeve is a medieval marvel and one of the easiest resorts to reach in the whole Alps. Oh, and the skiing is pretty decent too. Read more

Paris

Europe > France

The City of Light? the City of Love? Certainly one of the world's greatest cities. Read more

Lyon, Burgundy & the Rhone Valley

Europe > France

Explore the gastronomic heartland of France from France's second city of Lyon to the winelands of Burgundy. Read more

Chamonix

Europe > France

Chamonix is one of the most convenient locations in the Alps for a ski holiday, being just an hour’s drive from Geneva airport. It is also home to some of the finest on- and off-piste skiing in Europe, if not the world. Read more

Corsica

Europe > France

Take two of our favourite countries – France and Italy – blend their cultures (and particularly cuisines), plonk the resulting Franco-Italian population onto a staggeringly beautiful island in the Mediterranean and hey presto, you have Corsica. Read more

Provence & the Cote D'Azur

Europe > France

Brigitte Bardot first popularised the bikini on the beaches of the Cote d'Azur, and close by but a world away, Van Gogh and Cézanne drew inspiration from the landscapes of Provence inland. Read more

Bordeaux & The Dordogne

Europe > France

Vineyard visits, spectacular chateaux, wine tasting and luxury accommodation; what more could a person want? Read more

The Three Valleys

Europe > France

Welcome to the world's biggest single ski area. Read more

Val d’Isere

Europe > France

Val D'Isere has got the lot for a luxury ski holiday - extensive and excellent skiing, fun nightlife and lovely places to stay. Read more

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