UPDATED: Everything you need to know on travel rules between France and the UK
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UPDATED: Everything you need to know on travel rules between France and the UK

Essential travel, traffic lights and quarantines - if you're travelling between France and the UK here's what you need to know.

How tourists and visitors in France can get a Covid test
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How tourists and visitors in France can get a Covid test

French beauty spots limit visitor numbers to protect environment

French beauty spots limit visitor numbers to protect environment

New guide to Paris museums – showing only the nudes

New guide to Paris museums – showing only the nudes

Can tourists use France’s health passport to access museums, cafés and trains?
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Can tourists use France’s health passport to access museums, cafés and trains?

Unesco adds spa towns in France, Germany and Austria to World Heritage list

Unesco adds spa towns in France, Germany and Austria to World Heritage list

Bars and restaurants in French holiday resorts face possibility of early closures as Covid cases rise

Bars and restaurants in French holiday resorts face possibility of early closures as Covid cases rise

EXPLAINED: How does France’s Covid traffic light system for travel work?
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EXPLAINED: How does France’s Covid traffic light system for travel work?

Eiffel Tower: 13 things you didn’t know about Paris’ Iron Lady

Eiffel Tower: 13 things you didn’t know about Paris’ Iron Lady

Eiffel Tower reopens from its longest closure since World War II

Eiffel Tower reopens from its longest closure since World War II

Vineyards to canals: 7 of the best cycle routes in France
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Vineyards to canals: 7 of the best cycle routes in France

MAP: Which countries has France placed on its green list for travel?

MAP: Which countries has France placed on its green list for travel?

19 things you should do in France at least once

19 things you should do in France at least once

Juilletistes vs Aoûtiens: Do France’s two summer holiday tribes still exist?

Juilletistes vs Aoûtiens: Do France’s two summer holiday tribes still exist?

EXPLAINED: What people vaccinated in France need to do to get the EU Covid travel certificate
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EXPLAINED: What people vaccinated in France need to do to get the EU Covid travel certificate

What Brexit has changed for British visitors to France

What Brexit has changed for British visitors to France

Airbnb clamps down on unregistered Paris rentals as €8 million fine imposed by courts

Airbnb clamps down on unregistered Paris rentals as €8 million fine imposed by courts

Is France imposing a 14-day quarantine on UK travellers?

Is France imposing a 14-day quarantine on UK travellers?

Everything you need to know about travel between France and the USA or Canada
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Everything you need to know about travel between France and the USA or Canada

EXPLAINED: The European countries on UK’s ‘green’ travel lists and what that means

EXPLAINED: The European countries on UK’s ‘green’ travel lists and what that means

Will France be added to the UK’s green list for travel?
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Will France be added to the UK’s green list for travel?

Tests on the beach, sniffer dogs and tracing: France’s plan to keep Covid under control this summer

Tests on the beach, sniffer dogs and tracing: France’s plan to keep Covid under control this summer

IN DETAIL: Everything you need to know about travel between France and Covid ‘orange’ countries
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IN DETAIL: Everything you need to know about travel between France and Covid ‘orange’ countries

Can non-vaccinated travellers enter France via EU countries like Spain?
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Can non-vaccinated travellers enter France via EU countries like Spain?

Who is allowed to enter France under rules on ‘essential’ travel?
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Who is allowed to enter France under rules on ‘essential’ travel?

Where in France can you get away from the crowds this summer?
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Where in France can you get away from the crowds this summer?

‘I’m ecstatic’ – How foreigners in France feel about loosening of travel restrictions for the fully-vaccinated

‘I’m ecstatic’ – How foreigners in France feel about loosening of travel restrictions for the fully-vaccinated

EXPLAINED: What are the ‘vital reasons’ that allow travel from the UK to France?
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EXPLAINED: What are the ‘vital reasons’ that allow travel from the UK to France?

Americans and Canadians to be free to travel to France under new Covid entry rules
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Americans and Canadians to be free to travel to France under new Covid entry rules

France to lift travel restrictions for UK arrivals – as long as they are fully vaccinated
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France to lift travel restrictions for UK arrivals – as long as they are fully vaccinated

EU delays adding UK to ‘white list’ for non-essential travel

EU delays adding UK to ‘white list’ for non-essential travel

ANALYSIS: How will the loss of British tourists affect France’s economy this summer?

ANALYSIS: How will the loss of British tourists affect France’s economy this summer?

French airport workers call for strikes in July in contract dispute

French airport workers call for strikes in July in contract dispute

France introduces strict new travel restrictions on arrivals from the UK

France introduces strict new travel restrictions on arrivals from the UK

French Rivera tourist businesses eagerly await return of Cannes film festival

French Rivera tourist businesses eagerly await return of Cannes film festival

France considering extra restrictions on UK travellers over ‘Indian variant’ fears

France considering extra restrictions on UK travellers over ‘Indian variant’ fears

‘Red, orange, green’: France prepares Covid traffic light system for travel

‘Red, orange, green’: France prepares Covid traffic light system for travel

IN DETAIL: When do France’s top tourist sites reopen?

IN DETAIL: When do France’s top tourist sites reopen?

Eiffel Tower to reopen in July from longest closure since WWII

Eiffel Tower to reopen in July from longest closure since WWII

EU nations agree to open borders to vaccinated travellers from outside bloc

EU nations agree to open borders to vaccinated travellers from outside bloc

What does UK’s new travel advice for Europe’s ‘amber’ countries mean?

What does UK’s new travel advice for Europe’s ‘amber’ countries mean?

Disneyland Paris announces reopening date in June

Disneyland Paris announces reopening date in June

’50 shades of holidays’: How France hopes to lure back tourists this summer

’50 shades of holidays’: How France hopes to lure back tourists this summer

Reader question: Which Covid vaccines will France accept for tourists this summer?
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Reader question: Which Covid vaccines will France accept for tourists this summer?

France opens up Covid vaccines to all over 50s

France opens up Covid vaccines to all over 50s

10 of the best Covid-compliant activities in France this summer

10 of the best Covid-compliant activities in France this summer

Reader question: How can I get a ‘health passport’ for travel to and from France?
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Reader question: How can I get a ‘health passport’ for travel to and from France?

What does the UK government’s ‘amber traffic light’ mean for travel to France?
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What does the UK government’s ‘amber traffic light’ mean for travel to France?

How France’s curfew rules will work this summer

How France’s curfew rules will work this summer

5 million cheap train tickets go on sale as France lifts travel restrictions

5 million cheap train tickets go on sale as France lifts travel restrictions

EU plans to open borders to vaccinated tourists from outside bloc

EU plans to open borders to vaccinated tourists from outside bloc

Who can travel to France as the country lifts its lockdown?
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Who can travel to France as the country lifts its lockdown?

How young people in France can get grants to go on summer holidays

How young people in France can get grants to go on summer holidays

EXPLAINED: These are France’s new quarantine rules for arrivals from ‘high risk’ countries

EXPLAINED: These are France’s new quarantine rules for arrivals from ‘high risk’ countries

US warns against travel to France due to ‘very high’ Covid numbers

US warns against travel to France due to ‘very high’ Covid numbers

The French vocab you need to get a Covid test in France
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The French vocab you need to get a Covid test in France

Macron: ‘Vaccinated Americans should be able to travel to France this summer’

Macron: ‘Vaccinated Americans should be able to travel to France this summer’

France suspends all flights to and from Brazil over Covid variant fears

France suspends all flights to and from Brazil over Covid variant fears

French police ramp up checks as Easter travel exemption ends

French police ramp up checks as Easter travel exemption ends

EU authorises €4 billion bailout of Air France, despite Ryanair’s objections

EU authorises €4 billion bailout of Air France, despite Ryanair’s objections

Reader question: Can I travel to a different part of France for the Easter weekend?
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Reader question: Can I travel to a different part of France for the Easter weekend?

Easter holidays in France: What are the rules and the French government’s advice?

Easter holidays in France: What are the rules and the French government’s advice?

Reader question: Do British second home owners have to leave France by March 31st?
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Reader question: Do British second home owners have to leave France by March 31st?

Why some Britons will have to leave EU countries by March 31st

Why some Britons will have to leave EU countries by March 31st

How much will Covid tests cost for a trip between France and the UK?

How much will Covid tests cost for a trip between France and the UK?

France may be added to UK’s ‘red list’ for border controls

France may be added to UK’s ‘red list’ for border controls

Travel to France: What is the ‘second homes exemption’ in the UK’s travel rules?

Travel to France: What is the ‘second homes exemption’ in the UK’s travel rules?

Will holidays in France be possible this year?

Will holidays in France be possible this year?

Reader question: Can I travel to my second home in France from the UK?
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Reader question: Can I travel to my second home in France from the UK?

Discover 14 of France’s most beautiful and best-loved villages

Discover 14 of France’s most beautiful and best-loved villages

EU vaccine passports must prevent ‘discrimination’: European Commission

EU vaccine passports must prevent ‘discrimination’: European Commission

France eases Covid travel restrictions for the UK, Australia and New Zealand

France eases Covid travel restrictions for the UK, Australia and New Zealand

EXPLAINED: What does France’s ‘vaccine passport’ trial mean for travel in 2021?

EXPLAINED: What does France’s ‘vaccine passport’ trial mean for travel in 2021?

France to trial ‘vaccine passport’ for flights

France to trial ‘vaccine passport’ for flights

‘Like I own Paris’ – The rare foreign tourists seeing a very different side to the French capital

‘Like I own Paris’ – The rare foreign tourists seeing a very different side to the French capital

Six lesser-known sites that tell the story of Paris’ black history

Six lesser-known sites that tell the story of Paris’ black history

QR code or health pass – how France plans to reopen its bars and restaurants

QR code or health pass – how France plans to reopen its bars and restaurants

France opens manslaughter probe into Italian cruise firm over Covid deaths

France opens manslaughter probe into Italian cruise firm over Covid deaths

Paris wins court challenge over restrictions on Airbnb rentals

Paris wins court challenge over restrictions on Airbnb rentals

MAP: The proposed new routes for night trains in France

MAP: The proposed new routes for night trains in France

French Caribbean islands in dire straits as new Covid rules hit

French Caribbean islands in dire straits as new Covid rules hit

France’s Asterix park to shut down dolphin show

France’s Asterix park to shut down dolphin show

IN DETAIL: What travel restrictions does France have in place?

IN DETAIL: What travel restrictions does France have in place?

Alarm in French Alps after British tourists test positive for Covid

Alarm in French Alps after British tourists test positive for Covid

EXPLAINED: How to get a visitor visa for France
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EXPLAINED: How to get a visitor visa for France

‘Whole season a write-off’ – What next for France’s ski resorts?

‘Whole season a write-off’ – What next for France’s ski resorts?

Paris set to test its first flying airport taxis this summer

Paris set to test its first flying airport taxis this summer

Disneyland Paris postpones re-opening to April

Disneyland Paris postpones re-opening to April

Paris’ Louvre museum sees 70 percent fall in visitors due to Covid restrictions

Paris’ Louvre museum sees 70 percent fall in visitors due to Covid restrictions

14 towns in France that are perfect to visit in winter

14 towns in France that are perfect to visit in winter

Six reasons to visit Calais (apart from duty-free shopping)

Six reasons to visit Calais (apart from duty-free shopping)

Should Paris allow cafés and restaurants to permanently extend their terraces?

Should Paris allow cafés and restaurants to permanently extend their terraces?

UPDATE: Your questions answered about international travel to and from France

UPDATE: Your questions answered about international travel to and from France

Where can you travel to from France once French lockdown ends?

Where can you travel to from France once French lockdown ends?

Paris to Berlin in four hours: The plan for Europe’s ultra-rapid train network

Paris to Berlin in four hours: The plan for Europe’s ultra-rapid train network

Paris versus the provinces: How France’s tourist industry has changed

Paris versus the provinces: How France’s tourist industry has changed

Christmas travel: What services are running in and around France?

Christmas travel: What services are running in and around France?

Disneyland Paris to stay closed until February

Disneyland Paris to stay closed until February

Macron says it would be ‘impossible’ to reopen ski resorts in France by Christmas

Macron says it would be ‘impossible’ to reopen ski resorts in France by Christmas

Decision on whether to reopen French ski resorts ‘due within 10 days’

Decision on whether to reopen French ski resorts ‘due within 10 days’

The 12 least touristy parts of France for a peaceful visit this summer
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The 12 least touristy parts of France for a peaceful visit this summer

EXPLAINED: How to apply for a visa to France
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EXPLAINED: How to apply for a visa to France

What international travel services still run in France?

What international travel services still run in France?

Why tourists are heading to the north and west of France

Why tourists are heading to the north and west of France

France promises swift action to let Covid-19 separated couples reunite

France promises swift action to let Covid-19 separated couples reunite

What’s the future for France’s tourist guides with international travel crippled?

What’s the future for France’s tourist guides with international travel crippled?

Paris and French Riviera labelled coronavirus ‘risk zones’ by Germany

Paris and French Riviera labelled coronavirus ‘risk zones’ by Germany

France to decide travel restrictions from the UK ‘in coming days’

France to decide travel restrictions from the UK ‘in coming days’

50,000 bookings affected as Brittany Ferries reduces UK-France crossings

50,000 bookings affected as Brittany Ferries reduces UK-France crossings

Tests, students and transit stops – your questions answered on UK and French quarantines

Tests, students and transit stops – your questions answered on UK and French quarantines

Why some French resorts are busier than ever, despite travel bans and quarantines

Why some French resorts are busier than ever, despite travel bans and quarantines

Brittany Ferries pleads for French government help after ‘sledgehammer blow’ of UK quarantine

Brittany Ferries pleads for French government help after ‘sledgehammer blow’ of UK quarantine

Transport swamped as thousands of Brits rush to French ports to try and beat quarantine

Transport swamped as thousands of Brits rush to French ports to try and beat quarantine

Exemptions, fines and transit: How the UK and France’s quarantine rules work

Exemptions, fines and transit: How the UK and France’s quarantine rules work

Coronavirus rules: What visitors to France should expect

Coronavirus rules: What visitors to France should expect

The tours that challenge the stereotype of Paris ‘no-go zones’

The tours that challenge the stereotype of Paris ‘no-go zones’

‘I miss him all the time’ – The long-distance couples separated by France’s Covid-19 travel restrictions

‘I miss him all the time’ – The long-distance couples separated by France’s Covid-19 travel restrictions

Unmarried couples to be allowed to reunite in France despite Covid-19 travel restrictions

Unmarried couples to be allowed to reunite in France despite Covid-19 travel restrictions

French cruise ship passengers file manslaughter complaint over Covid-19 outbreak on board

French cruise ship passengers file manslaughter complaint over Covid-19 outbreak on board

Paris station gets ready for Brexit with new tax kiosks and expanded customs check area

Paris station gets ready for Brexit with new tax kiosks and expanded customs check area

France quarantines passengers who refuse to be tested for Covid-19

France quarantines passengers who refuse to be tested for Covid-19

Travellers from America banned from France without negative Covid-19 test

Travellers from America banned from France without negative Covid-19 test

Cancellations, quarantine and insurance – what are your rights around travel to France?

Cancellations, quarantine and insurance – what are your rights around travel to France?

British tourists in France find two young migrants hiding in car roof box

British tourists in France find two young migrants hiding in car roof box

LATEST: Are UK travellers from France likely to be the next to face quarantine?

LATEST: Are UK travellers from France likely to be the next to face quarantine?

UPDATE: France to impose stricter Covid-19 testing at airports for arrivals from 16 countries

UPDATE: France to impose stricter Covid-19 testing at airports for arrivals from 16 countries

Is it safe to holiday in France this summer?

Is it safe to holiday in France this summer?

French authorities step up testing as Covid-19 cases spike in Brittany

French authorities step up testing as Covid-19 cases spike in Brittany

Americans: Tell us how your plans to visit France have by affected by travel bans

Americans: Tell us how your plans to visit France have by affected by travel bans

Disneyland Paris reopens after four-month shutdown

Disneyland Paris reopens after four-month shutdown

‘We’ve lost around 40 percent of our income’ – Tourist businesses in France face a tough summer

‘We’ve lost around 40 percent of our income’ – Tourist businesses in France face a tough summer

Traffic jam warnings issued across France as holidaymakers head off for long ‘bridge’ weekend

Traffic jam warnings issued across France as holidaymakers head off for long ‘bridge’ weekend

Macron gives blessing to recreate Notre-Dame’s gothic spire

Macron gives blessing to recreate Notre-Dame’s gothic spire

Eiffel Tower announces top floor to reopen to visitors

Eiffel Tower announces top floor to reopen to visitors

Most French, Germans and Spanish prefer British and American tourists to stay away, poll suggests

Most French, Germans and Spanish prefer British and American tourists to stay away, poll suggests

France-bound American English teaching assistants hope for end to virus visa limbo

France-bound American English teaching assistants hope for end to virus visa limbo

EXPLAINED: What tourists in France should do if they think they have Covid-19

EXPLAINED: What tourists in France should do if they think they have Covid-19

Travel between France and the UK after July 10th: What’s running and what are the rules?
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Travel between France and the UK after July 10th: What’s running and what are the rules?

Paris airports step up temperature checks on passengers

Paris airports step up temperature checks on passengers

Paris: Louvre museum reopens with strict health rules for visitors

Paris: Louvre museum reopens with strict health rules for visitors

Les Grandes Vacances: What you need to know about France’s summer holidays in 2020

Les Grandes Vacances: What you need to know about France’s summer holidays in 2020

Travel to France: The health rules and guidelines tourists should know about
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Travel to France: The health rules and guidelines tourists should know about

Revealed: This is France’s favourite village in 2020

Revealed: This is France’s favourite village in 2020

From masks to spas: Crossing the French-Swiss border in the Covid era

From masks to spas: Crossing the French-Swiss border in the Covid era

UPDATE: EU agrees to reopen borders to 15 countries but excludes US from safe travel list

UPDATE: EU agrees to reopen borders to 15 countries but excludes US from safe travel list

The 10 quietest areas in France to visit this summer

The 10 quietest areas in France to visit this summer

‘If French bistros disappear life disappears’, Paris chef warns

‘If French bistros disappear life disappears’, Paris chef warns

Which parts of France will French holidaymakers head to this summer?

Which parts of France will French holidaymakers head to this summer?

Thermal cameras and plexiglas: Paris airport reopens after three-month coronavirus closure

Thermal cameras and plexiglas: Paris airport reopens after three-month coronavirus closure

IN NUMBERS: How important are American tourists to France?

IN NUMBERS: How important are American tourists to France?

Paris’ Orly airport set to reopen as airlines restart flights

Paris’ Orly airport set to reopen as airlines restart flights

Disneyland Paris to begin ‘phased reopening’ in July

Disneyland Paris to begin ‘phased reopening’ in July

High-speed train services restart between France and Spain

High-speed train services restart between France and Spain

Can Sicily’s plan to subsidise your holidays save its tourism industry?

Can Sicily’s plan to subsidise your holidays save its tourism industry?

MAP: Where can you travel to from France?

MAP: Where can you travel to from France?

UPDATE: Which countries are on the list of those now permitted to enter France?

UPDATE: Which countries are on the list of those now permitted to enter France?

As Paris cafés reopen, owners ask ‘will the customers come back?’

As Paris cafés reopen, owners ask ‘will the customers come back?’

Flights, trains and ferries – what transport services are running to France?

Flights, trains and ferries – what transport services are running to France?

France reopens its borders for European travel

France reopens its borders for European travel

Airlines announce increase in flights between France and USA

Airlines announce increase in flights between France and USA

Readers recommend: The hidden gems to explore in France this summer

Readers recommend: The hidden gems to explore in France this summer

Share your tips: The best places in France to visit this summer

Share your tips: The best places in France to visit this summer

Cafés in France get extra terrace space for reopening on Tuesday

Cafés in France get extra terrace space for reopening on Tuesday

Campsites, bars and gites – how tourist businesses can reopen in France

Campsites, bars and gites – how tourist businesses can reopen in France

Summer holidays ‘will be possible in France’ says PM as he unveils €18bn tourism rescue package

Summer holidays ‘will be possible in France’ says PM as he unveils €18bn tourism rescue package

How will tourism in France, Spain and Italy survive the virus?

How will tourism in France, Spain and Italy survive the virus?

French gites, bars and restaurants: When can they reopen?

French gites, bars and restaurants: When can they reopen?

ANALYSIS: Why coronavirus won’t prove deadly for France’s tourist industry
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ANALYSIS: Why coronavirus won’t prove deadly for France’s tourist industry

Should I cancel my trip to France because of coronavirus?

Should I cancel my trip to France because of coronavirus?

Have you visited this unworldly palace built by a French postman?

Have you visited this unworldly palace built by a French postman?

‘Red lights’ as over-tourism threatens Corsican nature reserve

‘Red lights’ as over-tourism threatens Corsican nature reserve

Five of the best off-the-beaten track museums in Paris

Five of the best off-the-beaten track museums in Paris

Tell us: Are there too many tourists in Paris?

Tell us: Are there too many tourists in Paris?

Take your senses on vacation in the extraordinary Dubrovnik Riviera
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Take your senses on vacation in the extraordinary Dubrovnik Riviera

Four reasons why you should visit France’s ‘ugly’ town of Niort

Four reasons why you should visit France’s ‘ugly’ town of Niort

‘Yellow vest’ protests: Paris to close host of cultural sites around city

‘Yellow vest’ protests: Paris to close host of cultural sites around city

Tourists urged not to cancel trips to Paris over ‘yellow vest’ violence fears

Tourists urged not to cancel trips to Paris over ‘yellow vest’ violence fears

Is it really wise for tourists to come to Paris in the run up to Christmas?

Is it really wise for tourists to come to Paris in the run up to Christmas?

‘It’s game over’: Mass tourism sparks battle for Montmartre’s soul

‘It’s game over’: Mass tourism sparks battle for Montmartre’s soul

Holidaymakers ask French mayor to kill off ‘loud’ cicadas in name of peace and quiet

Holidaymakers ask French mayor to kill off ‘loud’ cicadas in name of peace and quiet

‘Hotel rats’: Paris tourists warned about thieves who prey on guests

‘Hotel rats’: Paris tourists warned about thieves who prey on guests

Why making Paris’ Sacré-Cœur a historic monument is causing a stir

Why making Paris’ Sacré-Cœur a historic monument is causing a stir

Why are Americans still so infatuated with Paris?
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Why are Americans still so infatuated with Paris?

French cities to scoop €13.5 million from Airbnb ‘tourist tax’

French cities to scoop €13.5 million from Airbnb ‘tourist tax’

Europe brings on charm and blue skies to lure Chinese tourists

Europe brings on charm and blue skies to lure Chinese tourists

Record breakers: Why France is still the most visited country on earth

Record breakers: Why France is still the most visited country on earth

10 different reasons to come to France in 2018

10 different reasons to come to France in 2018

Paris is one of the world’s most walkable cities, survey shows

Paris is one of the world’s most walkable cities, survey shows

The ‘tourist traps’ in France that might leave you disappointed

The ‘tourist traps’ in France that might leave you disappointed

Has Mont Saint-Michel become an overcrowded tourist trap?

Has Mont Saint-Michel become an overcrowded tourist trap?

Eiffel Tower ticket prices skyrocket to fund renovations

Eiffel Tower ticket prices skyrocket to fund renovations

Mont Saint-Michel to bring in armed police over terror fears

Mont Saint-Michel to bring in armed police over terror fears

Will France be the next country hit by anti-tourism protests?

Will France be the next country hit by anti-tourism protests?

France keeps crown as world’s favourite tourist destination

France keeps crown as world’s favourite tourist destination

Paris tourism alive and kicking after terror doldrums

Paris tourism alive and kicking after terror doldrums

Ten stunning places to go camping in France

Ten stunning places to go camping in France

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The mystery of the millions of yellow sponges colonizing France’s northern beaches

American tourists tear gassed and robbed at Paris airport hotel

American tourists tear gassed and robbed at Paris airport hotel

The unique things that happen in France every summer

The unique things that happen in France every summer

Airbnb: Paris set to force all users to register rental properties

Airbnb: Paris set to force all users to register rental properties

In Pictures: France crowns its ‘favourite village’ and you’ve probably never heard of it

In Pictures: France crowns its ‘favourite village’ and you’ve probably never heard of it

After the Louvre, Champs-Elysées and Notre-Dame, nervy Paris tourists should keep perspective

After the Louvre, Champs-Elysées and Notre-Dame, nervy Paris tourists should keep perspective

The one place you absolutely have to visit in each department of France

The one place you absolutely have to visit in each department of France

Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery
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Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

English-speaking French cops could soon patrol the streets of Paris

English-speaking French cops could soon patrol the streets of Paris

The ten streets in Paris you just HAVE to cycle down

The ten streets in Paris you just HAVE to cycle down

Biarritz tops the rankings of France’s favourite beaches

Biarritz tops the rankings of France’s favourite beaches

France retains crown as world’s top tourist destination

France retains crown as world’s top tourist destination

Morvan: Why you should visit one of France’s most beautiful and least known areas

Morvan: Why you should visit one of France’s most beautiful and least known areas

Ten golden rules for visiting France’s Languedoc region

Ten golden rules for visiting France’s Languedoc region

How the 2015 Paris terror attacks have affected tourism

How the 2015 Paris terror attacks have affected tourism

Disneyland Paris posts record annual losses after attacks

Disneyland Paris posts record annual losses after attacks

France to spend big in effort to win back scared tourists

France to spend big in effort to win back scared tourists

Beyond the bus tours: Five unusual ways to see Paris

Beyond the bus tours: Five unusual ways to see Paris

Paris tourism workers to get English lessons

Paris tourism workers to get English lessons

Tourism chiefs want special police units in Paris hot spots

Tourism chiefs want special police units in Paris hot spots

Eleven things you should know before moving to Paris
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Eleven things you should know before moving to Paris

You can now dial France and speak to ‘a random French’

You can now dial France and speak to ‘a random French’

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

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

Paris tourism has lost €750 million since terror attacks

Paris tourism has lost €750 million since terror attacks

Tourists shy away from France in shadow of attacks

Tourists shy away from France in shadow of attacks

Travel in France: How to avoid getting your passport pinched

Travel in France: How to avoid getting your passport pinched

‘To boycott France is to surrender to terrorists’

‘To boycott France is to surrender to terrorists’

In Numbers: How the tourists are deserting France

In Numbers: How the tourists are deserting France

21 photos that will make you want to book a last minute holiday to France

21 photos that will make you want to book a last minute holiday to France

Here’s why France is still world’s top tourist destination

Here’s why France is still world’s top tourist destination

‘Wealthy American tourists’ snub France over terror fears

‘Wealthy American tourists’ snub France over terror fears

Just find another way: Paris tells lovers to ditch love-locks

Just find another way: Paris tells lovers to ditch love-locks

France gets three new ‘international tourist zones’

France gets three new ‘international tourist zones’

Attacks take toll on French tourism

Attacks take toll on French tourism

15-hour tailbacks in UK as France heightens checks

15-hour tailbacks in UK as France heightens checks

More heatwave warnings as France keeps sizzling

More heatwave warnings as France keeps sizzling

Nice attack is another hit to French tourism industry

Nice attack is another hit to French tourism industry

The 16 best apps for a summer trip in France

The 16 best apps for a summer trip in France

French tourism industry set to suffer over falling pound

French tourism industry set to suffer over falling pound

The 16 must-visit towns in France you’ve never heard of

The 16 must-visit towns in France you’ve never heard of

Another Brittany village named as France’s favourite

Another Brittany village named as France’s favourite

Who loves to visit France most? Clue: It isn’t the Brits

Who loves to visit France most? Clue: It isn’t the Brits

Tourists turned off by all the French strikes and protests

Tourists turned off by all the French strikes and protests

Dordogne named among the ‘best places in Europe’

Dordogne named among the ‘best places in Europe’

Twelve things tourists do that annoy Parisians
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Twelve things tourists do that annoy Parisians

Eleven extravagant French chateaux you can rent for a weekend

Eleven extravagant French chateaux you can rent for a weekend

Nine must-see landmarks in Paris you may have missed

Nine must-see landmarks in Paris you may have missed

Riviera beaches spared as Italy oil slick dissolves

Riviera beaches spared as Italy oil slick dissolves

French hotels threaten Euro 2016 tax boycott

French hotels threaten Euro 2016 tax boycott

France retains title of world’s top tourist destination

France retains title of world’s top tourist destination

‘Balcony of Paris’ reopens to offer new view of skyline

‘Balcony of Paris’ reopens to offer new view of skyline

France to spend €1 million to ‘reassure’ worried tourists

France to spend €1 million to ‘reassure’ worried tourists

France issues first travel passes for unmarried couples separated by Covid-19

France issues first travel passes for unmarried couples separated by Covid-19

See what became of this idyllic Normandy tourist resort

See what became of this idyllic Normandy tourist resort

Prostitutes, nuns and anarchists: The untold story of the women who shaped Paris

Prostitutes, nuns and anarchists: The untold story of the women who shaped Paris

Climb Mont Blanc from your armchair thanks to Google

Climb Mont Blanc from your armchair thanks to Google

France ranked world’s top cultural trendsetter

France ranked world’s top cultural trendsetter

France to woo Chinese by cutting visa process

France to woo Chinese by cutting visa process

15 beautiful sites to visit in France before the world finds out
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15 beautiful sites to visit in France before the world finds out

#ParisWeLoveYou: City of Light fights back

#ParisWeLoveYou: City of Light fights back

Ten reasons you should visit France in 2016

Ten reasons you should visit France in 2016

Lyon ranked France’s most attractive city

Lyon ranked France’s most attractive city

‘France still open for business and pleasure’

‘France still open for business and pleasure’

The 12 bridges in France you just have to cross

The 12 bridges in France you just have to cross

Ten reasons to visit France’s Auvergne area
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Ten reasons to visit France’s Auvergne area

French region named as must-visit in 2016

French region named as must-visit in 2016

French hotel industry to ‘go hard’ after Airbnb

French hotel industry to ‘go hard’ after Airbnb

Brothers drown in canoe tragedy on French river

Brothers drown in canoe tragedy on French river

France’s most loved monuments revealed

France’s most loved monuments revealed

Paris: Chinese guide robbed of €25,000

Paris: Chinese guide robbed of €25,000

Paris students assist police with Asian visitors

Paris students assist police with Asian visitors

France set for ‘new world record for tourism’

France set for ‘new world record for tourism’

China’s yuan cut may hit France’s luxury sector

China’s yuan cut may hit France’s luxury sector

Ten crazy things to do in France if you dare

Ten crazy things to do in France if you dare

Briton drowns in France after ‘hit by giant wave’

Briton drowns in France after ‘hit by giant wave’

Ten French gems you never thought of visiting

Ten French gems you never thought of visiting

France’s wildest festival gets underway amid tight security

France’s wildest festival gets underway amid tight security

What’s on in France: Ten things to do in August

What’s on in France: Ten things to do in August

French cops rebel over order to give kids sweets

French cops rebel over order to give kids sweets

Paris’s bohemian canal – now more tip than hip

Paris’s bohemian canal – now more tip than hip

Brittany village named France’s favourite

Brittany village named France’s favourite

Lay off the French – They are not that rude

Lay off the French – They are not that rude

Paris tourist boat skipper sentenced in fatal crash

Paris tourist boat skipper sentenced in fatal crash

13 ways France aims to become more welcoming

13 ways France aims to become more welcoming

France to spend big to spruce up tourism sector

France to spend big to spruce up tourism sector

How Eiffel Tower thieves earned €4,000 a day each

How Eiffel Tower thieves earned €4,000 a day each

Security fears hinder France’s tourism boom

Security fears hinder France’s tourism boom

France bids to buy Europe’s biggest dune

France bids to buy Europe’s biggest dune

French hotels win price war against Booking.com

French hotels win price war against Booking.com

The weirdest objects you can see around Paris

The weirdest objects you can see around Paris

France keeps crown as top country for tourists

France keeps crown as top country for tourists

Paris bistros crack down on loud-mouthed tourists

Paris bistros crack down on loud-mouthed tourists

Paris museums set for selfie stick ban

Paris museums set for selfie stick ban

French hotels declare war on Airbnb

French hotels declare war on Airbnb

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When French tourists get in trouble abroad

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LATEST: Which countries impose quarantine and compulsory Covid-19 tests on arrivals from France?

French zoo offers ‘night at home’ with polar bear

French zoo offers ‘night at home’ with polar bear

Corsica: The best place in the world to go in 2015

Corsica: The best place in the world to go in 2015

Paris sees fall in crime against tourists

Paris sees fall in crime against tourists

Paris installs new device to stop ‘love lock’ craze

Paris installs new device to stop ‘love lock’ craze

Paris set to welcome four new tourist attractions

Paris set to welcome four new tourist attractions

And the least touristy areas of France are..?

And the least touristy areas of France are..?

Six reasons why France is top tourist destination

Six reasons why France is top tourist destination

Steer clear of French motorways, drivers told

Steer clear of French motorways, drivers told

Tourists picnic with rats in Louvre gardens

Tourists picnic with rats in Louvre gardens

France ‘to scrap’ steep rise in hotel tax

France ‘to scrap’ steep rise in hotel tax

‘Be nicer’ – France’s plan to boost tourist numbers

‘Be nicer’ – France’s plan to boost tourist numbers

Ten beaches in France to head to this summer

Ten beaches in France to head to this summer

China to send police ‘to help patrol Paris streets’

China to send police ‘to help patrol Paris streets’

The Paris to Nice night train is making a comeback

The Paris to Nice night train is making a comeback

Ten reasons why you should visit the French city Orléans

Ten reasons why you should visit the French city Orléans

Paris still world’s number one tourist destination

Paris still world’s number one tourist destination

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UK court cuts jail term of fatal crash Frenchman

Spot the difference: Ten real Eiffel Tower replicas

Spot the difference: Ten real Eiffel Tower replicas

French rail operator offers 500,000 €19 tickets to try and tempt passengers back

French rail operator offers 500,000 €19 tickets to try and tempt passengers back

Scores held as Paris police fight tourist crime

Scores held as Paris police fight tourist crime

France mulls Egypt tourist evacuation

France mulls Egypt tourist evacuation

Capri hits back over French beachwear jibe

Capri hits back over French beachwear jibe

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Three dead as tourist plane crashes in France

Two die as tourist plane crashes in central France

Two die as tourist plane crashes in central France

VIDEO: Chinese not so smitten by fake Paris

VIDEO: Chinese not so smitten by fake Paris

Tourists in France warned after drownings

Tourists in France warned after drownings

Mont-St-Michel returns to the sea after 130 years

Mont-St-Michel returns to the sea after 130 years

French UNESCO site evicts baboon vandals

French UNESCO site evicts baboon vandals

World-beating France greets most tourists ever

World-beating France greets most tourists ever

Paris launches manual on how to treat tourists

Paris launches manual on how to treat tourists

TV viewers pick ‘France’s favourite village’

TV viewers pick ‘France’s favourite village’

Tourism chiefs dismiss fears after Paris riots

Tourism chiefs dismiss fears after Paris riots

French honeymooner killed in shark attack

French honeymooner killed in shark attack

Five French feared dead in Malta boat accident

Five French feared dead in Malta boat accident

Avoiding Irish pubs in France’s culinary capital

Avoiding Irish pubs in France’s culinary capital

Paris’s Grand Palais to be US drive-in cinema

Paris’s Grand Palais to be US drive-in cinema

Four skiers die in French Alps avalanches

Four skiers die in French Alps avalanches

‘People in the Lot don’t care if I’ve been on TV’

‘People in the Lot don’t care if I’ve been on TV’

French ‘Survivor’ axed after contestant’s death

French ‘Survivor’ axed after contestant’s death

Prehistoric French cave paintings go on tour

Prehistoric French cave paintings go on tour

Europe’s largest cruise ship takes to the seas

Europe’s largest cruise ship takes to the seas

Famed Paris catacombs draw erotic visitors

Famed Paris catacombs draw erotic visitors

Ten embarrassing errors to avoid in French

Ten embarrassing errors to avoid in French

Facebook censors gallery over nude photo

Facebook censors gallery over nude photo

France’s tourism industry loses competitive edge

France’s tourism industry loses competitive edge

France pursues Saudi princess over €6m bill

France pursues Saudi princess over €6m bill

Avalanche near Tignes kills two off-piste skiers

Avalanche near Tignes kills two off-piste skiers

Ten-year-old skier dies on slopes of Morzine

Ten-year-old skier dies on slopes of Morzine

‘There is nowhere better to live than the Dordogne’

‘There is nowhere better to live than the Dordogne’

Mont-St-Michel mayor fined over bus route

Mont-St-Michel mayor fined over bus route

Paris opens language course – in Martian

Paris opens language course – in Martian

‘If you move to Paris on a whim, be prepared’

‘If you move to Paris on a whim, be prepared’

Crillon ‘palace’ hotel auctions luxury items

Crillon ‘palace’ hotel auctions luxury items

France fines British firm over Alps ‘ski guides’

France fines British firm over Alps ‘ski guides’

French designer unveils new ‘scooter-bike’

French designer unveils new ‘scooter-bike’

‘Radical’ French student on bail in Turkey

‘Radical’ French student on bail in Turkey

‘Burgundy is about much more than just wine’

‘Burgundy is about much more than just wine’

McDonald’s woos France with camembert burger

McDonald’s woos France with camembert burger

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French tourist found ‘murdered’ in Cambodia

DNA tests to find ‘serial arsonist’ in Breton village

DNA tests to find ‘serial arsonist’ in Breton village

Paris crowds greet Notre Dame’s new bells

Paris crowds greet Notre Dame’s new bells

France’s iconic Mont-St-Michel hit by mayor row

France’s iconic Mont-St-Michel hit by mayor row

‘Rude’ Parisians try to clean up their act

‘Rude’ Parisians try to clean up their act

Louvre still world’s most popular museum

Louvre still world’s most popular museum

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German teen electrocuted in freak handstand accident

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Campsite predator charged with child rape

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Visitor rise boosts Disneyland Paris

Chinese tourist rescued in Seine

Chinese tourist rescued in Seine

App gives Apple users aerial view of France

App gives Apple users aerial view of France

France seeks to wow tourists with new logo

France seeks to wow tourists with new logo

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Murdered French tourists’ families to meet officials

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Paris riot suburb turns tourist attraction

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French diver killed in Seychelles shark attack

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French hotels to get Chinese twist

Top attractions struggle with success

Top attractions struggle with success

LVMH to make red wine in China

LVMH to make red wine in China

French tourists among world’s worst: survey

French tourists among world’s worst: survey

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French tourists ‘buried under Norway avalanche’

Broken lifts frustrate Eiffel Tower visitors

Broken lifts frustrate Eiffel Tower visitors

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Strong tourist trade boosts Eurostar

Tunisian party: chuck out holidaying Le Pen

Tunisian party: chuck out holidaying Le Pen

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French get stressed booking cheap flights

Hidden treasure: The ‘forgotten’ Paris neighbourhood that tourists rarely see

Hidden treasure: The ‘forgotten’ Paris neighbourhood that tourists rarely see

Tour de France to go ahead ‘almost behind closed doors’

Tour de France to go ahead ‘almost behind closed doors’

How Paris tourism has been ‘shattered’ by the pandemic

How Paris tourism has been ‘shattered’ by the pandemic

Belgium bans travel to Paris, Marseille and other ‘red zones’ in France

Belgium bans travel to Paris, Marseille and other ‘red zones’ in France