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Life dreams, oyster fishing and wine making in the south of France

Guest writer: Mia Ulin

A good friend told me "If you keep saying I dream of ... without doing anything about it, nothing will happen". Then I realised that the timing was right," says Sara Verrall in Marseillaise.

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Aunt Anna in French trouble on the Opal Coast

Guest writer: Anna Nilsson Spets

Despite the fact that I live a stone's throw from the French border, France is a country I've been to far too little, I hardly dare say I haven't been to Paris yet.

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5 tips for an extraordinary experience in Paris

Guest writer: Maria Karlsson

Want to experience Paris with a difference on your next trip? Jump in the time machine to Hemingway's Paris à la 20s or hang out in the same places as Gossip Girls herself. Play detective at night and find hidden entrances, munch on freshly opened oysters with the locals and be served wine in a baby bottle to avoid the alcohol tax.

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Facts about France - 30 things you (might) not have known

Here are the facts about France - 30 things you (maybe) didn't know. We have travelled around France for a total of 4 months and visited many different places, especially along the beautiful coasts. France is one of our absolute favourite countries in the world, facing both the Atlantic Ocean in the west and the Mediterranean Sea in the south.

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Great places in France - 15 favourites

There are plenty of great places to visit in France, whether you like dramatic scenery, bustling cities or exotic islands. France is one of our absolute favourite countries in Europe, and it's a place we keep coming back to. Here are some places in France that we can definitely recommend.

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Ardeche in France - and the Pont d'Arc

In the Ardeche region of France, you'll find unparalleled scenery with a dramatic canyon, a long river with crystal clear water and intensely green forests. There are also lots of deep caves, some of which are home to 36,000-year-old paintings. We tried gliding down the long river in a canoe and fell in love. We want to go back!

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Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume and the tomb of Mary Magdalene

Now we've started rolling north from the French coast, and on the way we've visited the town of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume and what is considered to be the tomb of Mary Magdalene. There are many interesting things to see in this area, and we have now set our sights on a very exciting destination.

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Porquerolles Island in France - Golden Islands on the French Riviera

The island of Porquerolles in France is one of the golden islands on the French Riviera, in the south of France. Many consider the Plage Notre Dame, located here, to be the most beautiful beach in the world. Although Porquerolles is the most touristy of the three islands, there are real gems here that we can't find anywhere else just off the south coast of France. The New York Times has listed these three French islands as real gems, and it's not hard to see why.

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Port-Cros Island in France - France's exotic national park

The island of Port-Cros in France is one of the so-called Golden Islands on the Côte d'Azur. It is reminiscent of the Caribbean with its lush green vegetation, beautiful beaches and relaxed bars where you can drink mojitos and listen to good music.

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Île du Levant in France - Europe's only naturist island

The Île du Levant in France is Europe's only naturist island, and a very special place. Here, nature is wild and beautiful, and in many places it intrudes and takes over what humans once built. Here you will find paradise beaches for naturists, flowers of all colours, cosy little restaurants and a lively nightlife.

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