France - Travel Guide - Oliver's Travels

France Travel Guide

France is a beguiling place, bustling and cosmopolitan on one hand, calm and contemplative on the other. If you’re into fine dining, high-adrenaline sports, pristine beaches or historical masterpieces, you’ll f...

Brittany Travel Guide

Want to get the inside scoop on Brittany before you book? You’ll find our full Brittany travel guide below, full of tips, inspiration and great things to do. OVERVIEW HIDDEN GEMS KIDS TO DO F...

Champagne Travel Guide

The people of Champagne have a lot to be proud about. Not only do they produce one of the world’s most celebrated fizzy drinks, the region was awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 2015, meaning it’s an ...
Vendee & Charente Travel Guide - Oliver's Travels

Vendée & Charente Travel Guide

With so much on offer, it's a wonder the departments of Vendée and Charente aren't bursting with tourists throughout the year. With Paris not too far off (so travel and a day trip to the City of Light are a bre...

Normandy Travel Guide

History and gastronomy go hand-in-hand in Normandy, making it a great choice if culture and fine dining are what you're looking for in a holiday! There's still plenty on offer besides the food and tales of yest...
Burgundy Travel Guide - Oliver's Travels

Burgundy Travel Guide

Renowned throughout the world for its venerable wines, Burgundy is an essential destination for those who appreciate the finer aspects of the winemaker's art. This is a region where you can visit some of the ol...
Loire Valley - Travel Guide by Oliver's Travels

Loire Valley Travel Guide

The Loire Valley is full of countless acres of beautiful woods, vineyards and farmland that produce some of France's revered ingredients and delicacies, and a wealth of history and beautiful architecture that d...

Midi-Pyrénées Travel Guide

A relatively new addition to France, the Midi-Pyrénées was created to surround the cultural capital of Toulouse in the late 1970s. You might think that its relative youth would mean the Midi-Pyrénées ...
French Riviera - Travel Guide

Provence & Côte d’Azur Travel Guide

The Provençal way of life is one that's deeply tempting for anyone who's been feeling the need to get away from it all. This is a place where the Mediterranean weather turns fields of corn and lavender into pic...
Languedoc Travel Guide

Languedoc Travel Guide

Languedoc-Roussillon is one of those areas of France where you can feel like you're totally cur off from the rest of the country. Commercial tourism has been very slow to capitalise on the region, meaning you c...
The Dordogne River

Dordogne Travel Guide

Our handy Dordogne travel guide is here to make sure you make the most of your trip - and don't forget we've got a gorgeous selection of luxury villas in the Dordogne for you, your friends and family to stay in...

Aquitaine Travel Guide

Aquitaine's reputation as a varied and enchanting destination is well-earned - whether you're looking for relaxation or excitement, this beautiful part of south-western France is a feast for every one of the se...
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Travel Guide to the South of France

With its balmy summer days, picturesque beaches and rustic countryside, it's no surprise the South of France is one of the world's most popular destinations (it's certainly one of our favourites!) We've pu...