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Resources classed by theme


 General interest sites

 Paris Links

  • Lesvisitesdeparis.fr  A selection of “worth discovering” tourist sites and attractions in Paris
  • Paris Guide - Up to date travel information with guides to Paris’s popular holiday destinations. .
  • Paris travel maps  Maps from the Paris city transport authority. Click on a category in the section "réseaux".Print out the "miniplan" of the Metro. Plans can be selected in either gif or pdf format.
  • Map of Paris  - Fully-searchable interactive map of Paris city centre from ParisMapped.com.

French Regional sites

  • About Provence travel guide + a traveller's introduction to Provence, its land and heritage
  • Alps airport transfers - Transfers from Geneva, Lyon, Chambery and Grenoble to all the French Alpine ski resorts.
  • Auvergne regional guide + Travel and holiday information about the Auvergne region
  • Brittany travel guide  + An introduction to Brittany, for visitors 
  • Brittany with George East + Hilarious books about rural France and an up-to-the-minute blog of day-to-day life in Brittany.
  • Chamonix and Alps  A very full and objective user's guide to staying and skiing in the area of Chamonix
  • Geneva area guide - Saint Julien lies to the south of Geneva, just a few minutes from the Swiss city.
  • Languedoc: Cheap holidays in the south of France take a cheap flight to Languedoc. Lots to do: beaches, exceptional Unesco sites, exciting nightlife, charming hotels, delightful gastronomy and wines
  • My Normandy  Normandy for the independent traveler, from the D-day beaches to the Normandy of William the Conqueror.
  • Pays des Bastides - discover the bastides of Purple Perigord, in the Dordogne
  • Porto Vecchio, Corsica + Independent guide to the town of  Porto Vecchio including reviews, beaches,  excursions, images and video.
  • Saint Malo Brittany + Independent travel guide to the historic city of Saint Malo. Reviews, trips, beaches and images of this popular destination.
  • South of France Properties Visit Bruce International who are Real Estate Agents who specialise in luxury properties based in the south of France.
  • FranceSud Ouest Portal for southwest France.

  Living and holidaying in France 

Sports sites

  • British Ski School Megève   offering expert tuition from elite professionals for all levels, from beginner, to specialist, and off piste courses with our UIAGM Mountain Guides.
  • The Tour de France * the official website of the world's premier cycling event - English version.
  • Group skiing holidays * Skiing holidays for all, from cosy chalets for families to group accomodation with great après ski activities

Business links

  • The MEDEF - Website of the Confederation of French Industry (in French)

  Food and Drink sites

  • Beer tours : Echappée bière organise beer tours in northern France
  • Comte.com : Multi-language website about Comté and Gruyère, among France's best cheeses
  • Cooking Today:  a searchable recipe database featuring articles, cooking tips and free online meal planning tools.
  • Easy French Food - Features lots of traditional French recipes made easy, as well as French food and 
    cultural information
  • Wine Directory - * Wine Directory and Winery Search

Media links

  • Le Monde  - France's leading quality daily
  • TF 1 TF1 Television, France's most popular television channel




   
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