Welcome

Hi! Nice to see you on this site. Travel Tips France is a website for everybody that loves France and travelling through France. I wish you a lot of fun preparing your trip 🙂 

Bisous, Lisette

Where to stay

I’ve been to many hotels, bed & breakfasts and campsites in France. I gladly share my tips so you’ll be able to find a nice stay. 

Destinations

Did you find a place to stay? Check out the complete destination pages to see what you can do nearby

Citytrips

Going away on a citytrip? Or just a one day visit when you are in the neighborhood? I give you all the ins and outs for a succesfull day out.

LATEST BLOG POSTS

This year I had planned to visit a lot of places in France. Plans didn’t go as expected due to Covid-19, as I couldn’t go out for a few months. I’m happy that lockdown is over and I’m able to  travel again. Next destination: Valensole! …
The Pont du Gard has been on my bucket list for quite some time. I had often seen it in pictures, but never in real. And I was pleasantly surprised to discover that this is not just a tourist attraction where you can take some …
The Millefeuille (The right and official way it’s: Mille-feuille) is one of my favorite pastries. The word Millefeuille means something like “a thousand layers” and of course refers to the layers of puff pastry.   Millefeuille recipe (4 servings)  For the layers of dough: Puff pastry. …
What’s more satisfying than relaxing by the river when it is hot? I remember the first time I went to a campsite near a river with my parents. We had so much fun all day, every day. Whether it was a small stream or a …
La Roque Saint-Christophe is a kilometer-long gorge in the middle of a rock in Dordogne. It used to serve as homes from the time of the Neanderthals to the 16th century. Nowadays it’s open for visitors. There are some guided tours given that give the …
During cherry season I usually get a lot of cherries from family and acquaintances. Many French people have a cherry tree in their garden and the harvest is enormous. They are just not able to eat all of them by themselves so they like sharing …
Lavender and Provence are linked with each other. Throughout the year people can buy souvenirs like bags of lavender, tea towels with lavender branches and all kinds of beauty products based on lavender. If you take a vacation to Provence during summer, you’ll be able …
Near the picturesque village of Les-Baux-de-Provence lies the Carrières de Lumières, a quarry where bauxite was once used for the construction of the villages in the area. Now it is an interesting site where you can enjoy a beautiful spectacle.   Paintings come to life …
In August 2019 I visited Dordogne for a few days. I stayed there in a wonderful chambre d’hôtes with a nice swimming pool. One of the indispensable activities to do in this region is taking a visit to the medieval city of Sarlat. In this …

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