France has a wonderful array of historic attractions to explore, from Roman amphitheatres and prehistoric cave art to Renaissance palaces and medieval fortresses. Step back in time and let history come alive as you explore historic sites in France. Here are just some of the historic treasures you’ll find in France:
France is always a popular destination for new and professional skiers, but where in France are the British travelling to brush up on their downhill pursuits? We’ve looked into search activity on HomeAway and have found the top eight ski destinations in France that are capturing the attention of the Brits. So here are the most popular mountain retreats for 2014.
Whether you’ve got toddlers or teens, skiing holidays with kids can be a fantastic way to enjoy the outdoors during winter and create special memories. Spending quality time with your children while you enjoy crisp mountain air is just priceless and with so many great destinations to choose from you’re sure to find one that’s a perfect fit for your family. Here are some excellent locations for a family ski adventure:
There is something quite spectacular about taking in scenery from above. The world is full of wildly beautiful places and if you’re feeling courageous enough you can enjoy the view from above as you glide on air currents. Paragliding is not just for adventure-seeking travellers. Experienced paragliding tourists usually prefer the silence of a solitary jump, but the more inexperienced of us can always go tandem paragliding and leave our safety in the hands of a pro. If you want to experience the splendour of the world from above, here are some beautiful paragliding destinations from across the globe:
If jostling with summer crowds and sunbathing elbow-to-elbow with other tourists on the French Riviera doesn’t sound like the most appealing summer holiday destination, don’t worry there are still plenty of beautiful, off-the-beaten path destinations in Europe to explore. These little gems are far from the swarms of tourists and are a perfect summer hideaway; so if you want to avoid the crowded hot-spots, here are some under-the-radar summer destinations in Europe that are worth visiting.