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Dordogne named among the 'best places in Europe'
Photo: Dale Musselman/Flickr

Travel company the Lonely Planet calls the Dordogne "France's foodiest region".

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Five reasons Lille should actually be part of Belgium
Photo: Hailemichael FISEHA/Flickr

It's technically in France, but does it really belong there?

Say 'au revoir' to the Paris Metro ticket
Photo: clogsilk/Flickr

It will soon be the end of a very long era.

Get ready for France's 'Night of the Museums'
Photo: ChMN (Château-Musée de Nemours)/Nuit des Musees

Prepare for behind-the-scenes access, shows and other special events at France's museums on Saturday.

Paris: Here's how to find French cinema in English
The audience at one of Lost in Frenchlation's screenings. Photo: Lost in Frenchlation

Want to watch French movies in Paris but can't understand them? Look no further.

Off the rails! France hit by nationwide train strikes
SNCF agents assist travellers during a strike. Photo: Miguel Medina/AFP

Travellers have been advised to cancel or postpone rail journeys on Wednesday.

Paris turns up pressure on Airbnb cheats
Photo: AFP

Here's how Paris wants Airbnb cheats to turn themselves in, or perhaps their neighbours will.

Supertide on the French coast swallows tourists' cars
Saint Malo: A good place to spend a sunny weekend, not such a good place to park your car. Photo: Christian Bortes/Flickr

Make sure to check the signs if you want to park next to a French beach.

Outrageous French chateaux you can rent for a weekend
All photos: Airbnb

Ever wanted to live like royalty? Well you can in France, at least for a weekend.

The 29 maps that paint the picture of France
Photo: AFP

What better way to get to know France than through these maps?

Nine must-see landmarks in Paris you may have missed
Photo: AFP

You've seen the Eiffel Tower and the Notre Dame Cathedral. So what next?

Cap on EU roaming charges set to kick in
Photo: zoetnet/Flickr

EU mobile users will soon be calling from Alicante to Zagreb at lower prices.

Meet France's newest major city and its best kept secret
Place Stanislas. Dominik "Dome"/Flickr

It's the newest and probably least known metropolis in France - and here's why you should visit, or even think about living there.

Nine of the quirkiest things you can see in Paris
Photo: AFP

Take a closer look at the more unusual side of Paris.

Why has France scrapped its most spectacular festival?
Photo: Région Poitou-Charentes/Flickr

Revellers aren't ready to say goodnight to the popular and spectacular Roman Nights or Les Nuits Romanes.

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