France Travel Guide

Don’t just tick of Paris and skip on from France. Whether its the beaches of the south, the castle of the north or the lavender blooms make time for it all..

Whether its the beaches of the south, the castle of the north or the lavender blooms make time for it all. I personally prefer France in the winter when prices drop, crowds subside but due to the public transport system also being limited a car is a great idea.

France Travel Basics:

Search Cheap Flights to France on Skyscanner
Find Bargain Hotels in France
Get A Car Hire Quote for France
Grab the Lonely Planet Guide Book
Find Group Tours in France on Viator

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France Blog Posts

Mont Saint Michel

France Day Trips: Mont Saint-Michel

Who the hell doesn't want to hang out drinking wine, practicing dodgy French and well, drinking lots more wine on a private castle island?!? I thought as much... welcome to Mont St Michel!
13th October 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Lake Bled Slovenia

17 Hidden Europe Gems You Need to Visit in 2017

Forgot Paris and Rome for your 2017 Europe trips and discover these incredible 17 lesser known towns and destinations. If Konjic, Pluzine, Berat and Port Du Soller don't sound familiar then this one is for you.
26th September 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Caen & Bayeux in France

Castles, Crepes and Wine Weekends: Exploring Caen & Bayeux in France

The north of France is full of history with Caen and Bayeux being no exception. An easy day trip from Paris, or stop over night to visit the famous tapestry and castle of William the Conqueror. Unless you get distracted by wine and cheese...
25th August 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
A weekend in Northern France with Brittany Ferries

A weekend in Northern France with Brittany Ferries

Castles, cheese, crepes and character. Exploring Normandy and Brittany for the weekend is an ideal side trip from either Paris or by ferry from the South of England. Even if you keep failing your driving test like moi!
15th December 2015/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Brittany Ferries Review

Brittany Ferries Review

The last time I headed across Europe on an overnight crossing I was sick, both literally and metaphorically at how bad the experience was. Fast forward five years to Brittany Ferries and it was a totally different, and enjoyable, experience...
9th December 2015/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Falling in Love

Lessons of Love: One day in Paris

With one day in Paris what can you do and see? How much of the city of love can be discovered? The main tourist sights might not have been on my agenda, but they turned out to teach me more than I had planned... A personal look at a destinations (hidden) lessons.
4th November 2015/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Beyond The Guidebook

Hey! I’m Dan and I am a little bit obsessed with exploring the world, meeting people on the road and can usually be found lost and attached to a camera. I’ve been lucky enough to visit 50+ countries and aim to share the best travel tips, stories and guides here on the blog. If you want to be kept up to date every month + get access to the latest deals and competitions sign up on the form just down there or feel free to stalk me a bit more if you need help planning a trip, click here to get in touch!

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