Green travel to France

There are increasing worries over the effect of flying on global warming, with calls for non-essential flying to be banned by 2025. The Swedes even have a name for this reluctance to take to the skies – flygskam or “flight shame. With many keen to do their bit where possible, what are the alternative modes of green travel to France?

Meet the new neighbours: France’s wildlife (and where to find it)

Almost 60% of us moving to France want to live in the countryside. But if you’re getting close to nature in France, what sort of animals are you likely to encounter? To celebrate International Wildlife Day, we’re taking a look at France’s wildlife, some of the fauna you might find hanging out in the countryside nearby. It includes everything from big cats to salamanders, packs of wolves to the humble red squirrel.