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Ooh la la: the most beautiful French villages

Ooh la la: the most beautiful French villages

on 19 Aug 2019

Jeroen Timmermans

Always wanted to know which of France’s villages are the most popular among the French? Then you’re in luck! Because since 2012, the television programme ‘Le village préféré des Français’ has been allowing French viewers to vote on their favourite villages. The results are very useful for foreign visitors and this year’s list (comprising 14 villages) is again full of little gems. Take a look yourself…

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5 practical tips for your camping checklist

5 practical tips for your camping checklist

on 15 Aug 2019

Bram Kuhnen

Many campers use a checklist when packing their holiday bags. It’s a clever thing to do, because that way you can be sure you’re not forgetting anything. If your checklist is complete, that is! You will have remembered to write down the sleeping bag, torch, clothesline and pegs, but did you think about these five items as well? Not the first things to come to mind, perhaps, but very practical to have with you!

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The underground beauty of Matera

The underground beauty of Matera

on 12 Aug 2019

Marieke Krämer

Ever heard of Matera? This unique southern Italian city is a fascinating destination for your next city break. Matera has been chosen as one of the two European Cultural Capitals for 2019. And rightly so, because a visit to Matera is a unique experience! We want to tell you why. Get to know the city where some people live in 9,000-year old homes!

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7 top tips from experienced campers

7 top tips from experienced campers

on 29 Jul 2019

Tom Haze

Camping is a skill you can learn. The best thing to do is to just go out and find out what your ideal camping holiday is. But tips from experienced campers are always welcome. We asked camping enthusiasts for their best camping tips and chose our favourite seven.

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Do’s and don’ts on Black Saturday

Do’s and don’ts on Black Saturday

on 24 Jul 2019

Tom Haze

No one wants to start their holiday off by sitting in a traffic jam for hours on end. Of course you can always choose to set off on a different day, but sometimes you don’t have any choice. For instance the accommodation you’ve booked might have fixed arrival days. I’ve compiled a few do’s and don’ts for the infamous Black Saturday in France, and also a few tips for if you do end up in a traffic jam.

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Enjoy camping in the Hérault

Enjoy camping in the Hérault

on 23 Jul 2019

Jeroen Timmermans

The Hérault is a region of France with all the ingredients for a relaxing camping holiday. A varied landscape, comfortable campsites, atmospheric towns, delicious food, great weather and friendly people. I was there last in April. I discovered street art in Sète, a botanical garden in Montpellier and a local market in Sommières. I’ll share my tips with you in this blog!

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