Ten of the best day trips out of ParisWhether you live in Paris or are just visiting, you might be looking for ideas for day-trips - here are some of our favourite spots within easy travelling distance of the City of Light.
What to do if you see a wildfire in FranceWith France facing an unusually hot, dry summer, firefighters have warned that much of the country is 'like a tinderbox' - so here's what to do if you see a wildfire and some tips on how to prevent them.
France's Château de Maintenon: The castle of Louis XIV's secret wifeThis French Renaissance-style castle would probably have remained largely unknown if it hadn't become home to the secret wife of Louis XIV, Madame de Maintenon. Françoise d'Aubigné – her real name – was a woman of humble origins who is often compared to Cinderella. After Louis secretly married her, the Château de Read More
Paris airport strike spurs flight cancellationsAbout 10 percent of all flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport were cancelled due to strikes by ground personnel on Thursday and similar disruption is expected on Friday, a spokesman for airport operator ADP said.