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Spanning the ages

Montpellier, France

Spanning the ages

David Bowden heads to Montpellier in southern France for its vibrant urban life and historic attractions

France’s forgotten jewel


France’s forgotten jewel

The Chateau de Fontainebleau may not be as well known as Versailles, but it is no less magnificent and is near Paris

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Holiday Lessons

April 09, 2014, France

Holiday Lessons

Add more shine to your next Parisian holiday when you enter the secret world of jewellery-making at Van Cleef ^ arpels' new school.

The scents of Provence

October 05, 2012, France

The scents of Provence

France’s lavender country is a treat for Marc Checkley's senses

Playground of the great and grand

July 25, 2011, France

Playground of the great and grand

The spectacular coastline of the south of France remains a favourite with royalty and aristocrats, the rich and famous, and artists of all i...

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