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Top 10 places to visit in France

Top 10 places to visit in France

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With so many wonderful vistas to choose from, it's difficult to pick the 10 top places to visit in France. Here is just a starting list of France's best sites.

American associations and clubs in Paris

American associations and clubs in Paris

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A listing of organisations in the Paris area that cater primarily to Americans living in France. Updated April 2011.

British associations and clubs in Paris

British associations and clubs in Paris

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Our handy guide to the British community in Paris, from cricket clubs to Scottish country dancing lessons to where to find a jar of Marmite when you need one.

The best street food in Paris – and where to find it

The best street food in Paris – and where to find it

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Get your appetite ready to travel Paris's international street food scene, from gourmet grilled cheese and pulled-pork sandwiches to arepas to the classic French 'jambon' baguette.

10 picturesque off the beaten path towns to explore in Northern France

10 picturesque off the beaten path towns to explore in Northern France

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Northern France is not just all about Paris or Bordeaux. Wander away from the usual tourist track and visit these 10 beautiful scenic towns to see the beauty that France's north countryside has to offer.

How to be literary in Paris – past and present

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We can’t all be Maupassant or Colette but we can try. Here are five classy ways to discover Paris's literary secrets.

Top 10 free things to do in Paris

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Paris is known for romantic allure but also for being touristic and pricey – let native Parisians guide you to the coolest local free activities.

Top 10 royal French castles in the Loire Valley

Top 10 royal French castles in the Loire Valley

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The Loire Valle was once the stomping ground of French kings and the cradle of French royalty – their elaborate French castles each have a different story to tell.

5 useful travel tips for Greek Islands sailing

5 useful travel tips for Greek Islands sailing

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Why not spend your summer sailing the Greek Islands? Find out what you need for a safe – and stress-free – Greek Islands sailing holiday. [Contributed by Sailing Nations]

Cycle through the wonders of France with a seasoned French guide

Cycle through the wonders of France with a seasoned French guide

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Travel through the French countryside on a bicycle with an experienced expat Frenchman who has fallen in love with his country again. [Contributed by French Kiwi Cycle Tours]

Top 10 festivals in France

Top 10 festivals in France

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From the historical to the fantastic, France has amazing festivals on offer throughout the year – here are our top 10 picks.

Preparing a French Christmas: It's all about the food

Preparing a French Christmas: It's all about the food

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Like many French holiday traditions, the focus of Christmas and New Year's celebrations in France is on the table. Here's how to prepare French-style Christmas food.

Top 10 places to visit in Paris

Top 10 places to visit in Paris

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A guide to the top things to do in Paris: the best Parisian attractions to visit, sites, museums, galleries and activities in the French capital 'City of Light'.

Europe’s newest attraction for genuine daredevils: dive coaster Baron 1898

Europe’s newest attraction for genuine daredevils: dive coaster Baron 1898

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Plummet in darkness through a mining shaft on Europe’s newest attraction: Efteling’s dive coaster, Baron 1898. [Contributed by Efteling]

A to Z guide of the world’s groups 'without borders'

A to Z guide of the world’s groups 'without borders'

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You can easily work abroad, volunteer, or meet new people in a diversity of interests – dogs, entrepreneurs, knitting, mothers, soccer, teachers, theatre, technology, translators and more.

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