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10 best beautiful natural stunning spots in France

France may be known for its cultural and culinary delights, but don’t forget about the great outdoors. The country smoulders with natural beauty, from mountain ranges and canyons to startling stretches of coast. These stunning spots will make you want to tumble down giant sand dunes and feel the cool spray of waterfalls …

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France to welcome fully vaccinated Brits from June 9

FRANCE is to welcome fully vaccinated Brits from June 9, without having to quarantine on arrival. Brits with just one jab will still have to quarantine for seven days when entering the country. It comes just days after president Emmanuel Macron announced only French or EU nationals would be able to enter …

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Here’s what you need to know about visas for visiting France

Entering France from nearby countries is usually a breeze – no border checkpoints and no customs – thanks to the Schengen Agreement, signed by all of France’s neighbors (except the UK, the Channel Islands and Andorra). Things aren’t always so straightforward if you’re traveling from outside the Schengen area or planning to …

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How to get around when you visit France

Public transportation between cities in France is comfortable, quick, usually reliable and reasonably priced. Travel within départements (regions), is handled by a combination of short-haul trains, SNCF buses and public bus companies and can be patchy, especially in rural areas. Driving is the simplest way to get around France, but a car is a liability in …

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US Vaccinated visitors may get to enjoy Paris this summer

American visitors who have been vaccinated may get to enjoy France’s culture, gastronomy and natural assets this summer as the country works on plans to reopen tourism. President Emmanuel Macron said that the country’s lockdown should start easing from early May, and officials from the French government and the White House are …

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10 greatest beaches in France

France is home to some of the best beaches in Europe. From the moody stretches of the northern coast to the wonders of Corsica and the sparkling idylls of the French Riviera there is no shortage of shores to explore and areas to uncover. Here are 12 of the greatest beaches to get you dreaming …

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Where To Try Bouldering

Climbing has become so popular it will make its debut at the Tokyo Olympics. Bouldering, one of the climbing events you’ll see in the Olympic games, is when people climb to heights of 20ft or less without ropes or harnesses (safety mats are often used). Climb any higher without wearing …

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20 best free things to do in Paris, France

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date. Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at …

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10 Things You Need To Know about the Eiffel Tower

It may be an icon of Paris, but the history of the Eiffel Tower is far from straightforward. It’s been called everything from ridiculous to record-breaking, and has been the home of secret apartments and tragic accidents. These ten amazing facts about the Eiffel Tower will shed a little light on the icon’s …

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5 Things You Need To Know about the Notre Dame Cathedral restoration

Recently, the iconic Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris reached a milestone in its renovation, after 200 tons of scaffolding was removed from the damaged landmark following the fire in April 2019. The subject of a new PBS science series, NOVA, a one-hour special called Saving Notre Dame was unveiled recently, exploring the deep history of the site, …

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