Northern France is easy to get to by ferry from the UK port of Dover - or via the channel tunnel. Normandy, Picardy, Flanders and Artois are the areas which make up Northern France; these areas are well known for the fighting which took place here in the first and second world wars - and make Northern France an excellent destination to take in some modern history.
Britanny, in North West France is one of the most popular areas of France for tourists from the UK. It is easily accessible from England by ferry, and is a great region to explore the traditions of France - while enjoying some of that French food and wine.
Dordogne in the centre of France has fabulous scenery - from deep gorges through to open countryside. If you want to experience some of the true French culture, Dordogne is the place to visit.
Loire is also in the heart of France, and is known as the "garden of France" - which will mean you get to experience some truly delightful culinary experiences.
Languedoc, in the south of France, is the place to come for wine lovers as there are plenty of Vineyards to explore. Take in medieval villages, marvellous local produce - including cheese and wine - or walk near the ancient Canal du Midi.
Provence is positioned to the South East of France, and is well known for the warm weather you get in this part of the world. Provence is a mixture of unspoilt villages, and high glamour of the coastal resorts.
All the areas in France are well served by self catering holiday accommodation. Whatever type of break you want - France is sure to have something to offer.
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