Tips for preparing for your summer holiday in France

Summer is here! Plane tickets, accommodation and taxi to the airport are booked, your bags are (just about) packed. But are you completely sure you’re ready to travel?

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Brégançon fortress : the French presidential retreat

The very old Brégançon stone fort overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, known as the french presidential retreat, is now open to the public. From now on, the gates will be opened from 14th May to 30th September without interruption.

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Ephrussi de Rothschild luxury villa in Cote d’Azur

If you are planning a trip to Nice the Beautiful this summer, you must visit the Ephrussi de Rothschild Villa. Opened everyday all year round, this beautiful villa is worth the detour. Located right between Nice and Monaco, the villa enjoys a perfect location alongside the French Riviera coast of the Mediterranean Sea.

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83 Million Tourists Visited France in 2012

Last year, the Hexagon beat the record of 2011 (81.4 million of tourists), allowing France to remain the top international tourist destination.

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Cannes Festival 2011

The aim of the Cannes Film Festival, one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world is to contribute to the development of the cinema and film industry.

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Easter in France

Easter, called Pâques in France, is a Christian festivity that commemorates the rebirth of Jesus. The Easter Sunday, a day of celebration with lots of food and chocolate, always follows the Good Friday (the day of Jesus’ death).

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Do you like playing golf?

In France there are more than 600 golf courses scattered in all the beautiful regions of the country offering a large choice to golfers.

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What is a French colonie de Vacances?

If your children (and you!) need a break, the French colonies de vacances are made for you. The colonies de vacances in France are organizations (sometimes non-profit making ones) created to take care of your children

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