Tips and Inspiration for your European holiday

France travel guide 250The France travel blog articles below will help you to choose the right places to visit in France on your holiday.   There are plenty of French tips and France travel ideas to help you plan the perfect French holiday. 

When deciding where to visit in France there are endless possibilities with each region of France offering its own unique charm.  I hope you find the articles below helpful.



Most of us heading to France have Paris' famous sights at the top of our 'to do' list, and these rarely disappoint. But for something a little different, here are five fabulous things to do in France that will really have you feeling like you've visited the 'real' France not just the tourist precinct!

France's Champagne region in the country's north is probably most famous for the sparkling wine which takes its name but even for those who don't enjoy a glass of bubbles, Champagne offers plenty to see and do.

Just hearing the name Provence conjures up visions of blazing colour from fields bursting with lavender to the sparkling blue waters of the Cote d'Azur and from the limestone crags of the Alpilles to the wetlands of the Camargue.

Chimera on Notre Dame CathedralThe City of Light. The City of Love. Paris - just the name conjures up images of romance and beauty. Paris has long been one of the most desired cities in all of Europe to visit and you too are likely to fall in love with her. The Louvre Museum, the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral and the avenue des Champs-Elysees are all just a small part of what makes Paris the most beautiful city in the world.


I had heard many a traveller's tale of France; of the beautiful green countryside, fields of blooming sunflowers and red poppies, depending on when you travel, medieval buildings and ancient ruins, and produce as fresh as you will find anywhere; but after a few wonderful days in Paris, I have to admit I wondered would the French countryside reach the bar? We were heading to Chaudenay, a little village not far from Beaune, the regional capital of Burgundy, and we were in for a very pleasant surprise.

ChampsElyseesFrance has always been a popular destination for Australians with the capital city, Paris, one of the 'must visit' cities on most itineraries.  As beautiful as Paris is, though, the country also offers many more outstanding towns and villages to visit.  From the stunning Atlantic coast to the Alps, and from canals and Chateaux to wineries, France offers something for every visitor. Updated: 7 January, 2016

When planning one of our holidays to Europe, Paris was high on the list of places to visit. Having travelled in Europe before with our children, we are advocates of staying in self-catering apartments wherever possible, and finding a suitable apartment in Paris was one of the first things we did.

Disneyland in the USA has always been a popular holiday destination for Australian families with both kids and adults alike happy to spend a day or two in their own ‘Fantasyland’ but since 1992 the Disneyland name has also become synonymous with Paris.  Here are my tips for visiting Disneyland Paris Resort.

towersOfNotreDame150The Paris Pass is a sightseeing pass which gives holders free entry to over 60 sights and tourist attractions in Paris. You simply pay the one off price for the Paris Pass of your choice (there are three durations to choose from) and then can enter as many of the attractions included on the pass that you wish to, without paying, plus travel for free on the Paris Metro system. Here are five of the best things to visit in Paris with your Paris Pass.