Archive for the ‘Sports and Activities in France’ Category.

An Adventure Holiday in France -Where You Should Go

Some people need more from their hard-earned holiday than just lazing by the pool or sitting on the beach.

If you’re one of those adventure-loving people then you’ll be delighted to hear France is a big country, a varied country with almost unlimited possibilities for adventure holidays of all sorts.

An adventure holiday in France will create … Read More

Alternative Winter Holiday Ideas

If you’re a snow bunny looking for alternative winter holiday ideas as a change from your regular alpine ski break, we’ve got some great suggestions for you.


If you enjoy hiking in the summer and getting away from the crowds then snowshoeing in the winter is just the ticket.

Snowshoes come into their own when the snow … Read More

Walking in France and mysterious tree markings

You can’t have failed to see them if you have ever been walking in France on holiday. Weird flashes of yellow, maybe  red and white  or even red and yellow flashes daubed on tree trunks, on walls, gates and even on stones on the ground. They look like mystic runes or something. What on earth … Read More

Winter holidays in France for the non skier

Think of a winter holiday in France and most people’s thoughts will jump to skiing. Piste skiing. Ski alpin. Resort skiing. It isn’t everybody’s cup of tea. But thankfully there are numerous possibilities for a winter holiday in France for the non skier.

I don’t know about you, but my idea of a good winter … Read More

Cycling in France

Cycling in France is a wonderful experience when compared to cycling somewhere like the UK.

France is a big country blessed with an enormous variety of landscapes ranging from big mountains through to undulating foothills on down to flat river plains and canals. This means there is cycling in France to suit all abilities.

But … Read More

The Auvergne – an alternative Winter holiday destination

The volcanic Auvergne region in central France is a great destination for an alternative winter holiday.

Although the Auvergne is only a couple of hundred miles from the higher altitude resorts of the Alps, it’s a different world altogether.

If the top end, fully-catered luxury ski chalet and the fashionable après-ski bar scene is … Read More