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Lonely Planet says Bordeaux is world's best city to visit
The fantastic new Bordeaux wine museum. Photo: AFP

After The Local France, the Lonely Planet has followed suit by urging everyone to head to Bordeaux in 2017.

Underwater museum hopes to make a splash in Marseille
A similar underwater museum piece by Jason deCaires Taylor. Photo: julie rohloff/Flickr

Don't forget your scuba gear...

Why Toulouse is THE place to be in France right now
Photo: Jacme/Flickr

Move over Paris...

Eurostar to cut jobs as traffic slows by 10 percent
Photo: AFP

Eurostar blames the terror attacks in France for a drop in passenger numbers.

Brittany joins Bali and Bhutan in 'world's greenest places'
The sandy beach of Le Val André. Photo: Jean-Marie Hullot/Flickr

The Grand Canyon, Bali, Zanzibar... and Brittany.

Stunning video captures first look at Versailles from the sky
Photo: YouTube Screenshot

We guarantee you have never seen Versailles like this before.

The top spots around France according to Airbnb visitors
Morbihan. Photo: Lilly Bzh/Flickr

Here are the most popular countryside options in France for a holiday, according to Airbnb.

Frenchman blasts 'Nazi-Zealand' after four-day hitch-hike fail
Photo: Sam Brennan/Flickr

A French hitchhiker who flew into a rage after spending four days unsuccessfully trying to thumb a ride out of a small New Zealand town pleaded guilty to criminal damage on Tuesday.

Nine must-visit French chateaux you hadn't heard of
Photo: AFP

Forget Versailles, Chantilly and the tourist traps along the Loire. Here are some of France's most interesting and unusual châteaux.

Why everyone should party in a French chateau at least once
The Chateau d'Autricourt in central France, an ideal location for a party.

Want to party like it's 1599? Then look no further than an historic French chateau on Airbnb, says Oliver Gee.

France to spend €10 million to bring back stay-away tourists
Photo: AFP

France will stump up another €10 million for its terror-hit tourism sector.

France among Europe's priciest for train travel
Photo: Aleix Cortés/Flickr

... and it's above the European average when you throw planes and buses into the mix.

France's top ten beaches to survive the heatwave
Photo: Gomezdegomera/Flickr

Temperatures are soaring... why not head to the beach?

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