Driving in France Tips for Summer 2013

Peter Rodger from the Road safety charity, the IAM (www.iam.org.uk), have provided the following essential advice to those driving in France this summer. – In France all drivers and motorcyclists (excluding mopeds) need to carry a breathalyser kit, with two disposable breathalysers. The breathalyser must meet the NF standards (similar to the BSI here in […]

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Top 3 Austrian Ski Resorts

The Alps, one of the largest and highest mountain ranges in Europe, cover most of the delightful country that is Austria. That said, Austria is a very sought after destination indeed when it comes to skiing. Austria’s ski resorts are certainly worth writing home about. Here are just a few. Hinterglemm Ski Resort Hinterglemm, Austria […]

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Why a Driving Holiday?

Driving holidays from the UK to France and beyond are becoming more and more popular by the day. The freedom offered by taking one’s own transport on holiday is truly unique in the opportunities and ease it can bring. The decision to take a driving holiday this season can save you money, hassle and time. […]

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The Best of Provence

The south western region of Provence has long been one of the most popular areas in France for tourism. Sitting on the Mediterranean coastline bordering Italy, it enjoys the best of both worlds; glorious beaches as well as sumptuous countryside. Provence is famous for many things; its world famous wines, the legendary hospitality of the […]

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Resources

We have listed here a range of useful site for planning your travel and holiday to the Continent. Let us know if you have any to suggest. UK Ports The White Cliffs Dover Hotel & Guest House Group Holidays Cycling Tours Gite Holidays in France Isle of Wight Tourism

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Poole

Poole Ferry Services Poole is blessed with having the largest natural harbour in Europe, making it the second largest in the world. It has a great beach, and the town itself is a great mixture of the old and new. Brittany Ferries Poole to Cherbourg Brittany Ferries run a seasonal fast ferry service from Poole […]

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Cottage Holidays in Normandy

We often overlook holiday destinations which are more or less on our own doorstep. The same can be said of Normandy, an area that is basically our closest continental neighbour, and only a very short crossing of the Channel. You can take a plane, a train or enjoy a short and comfortable ferry ride. Once […]

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P&O Interesting Facts

With ferry industry trade body, the Passenger Shipping Association, launching Ferry Fortnight in May here’s five things you didn’t know about P&O Ferries to France. Paws for thought – P&O Ferries launched the Pet Passport system, which has transformed holidays for cats, dogs and ferrets, when a pug called Frodo sailed into Dover on 28 […]

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