Media Release: France Meets the Media 2013 is around the corner and it’s bringing with it some fantastic press trips!

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WE’VE only got a few days left before the big event kicks off in London on 5 March and we know that one of the things you’re looking forward to is the great press trips* 2013 has in store.

So here’s what’s coming up:

Gastronomy: Learn about the foodie delights of these regions, without forgetting the heritage that makes them so special:

  • Midi-Pyrénées – 23-26 May
  • Auvergne – 7-10 June
  • Paris – 14-15 September

Local immersion: Find out what local life is like in a tour of the area’s most cherished natural and traditional assets:

  • Aquitaine – 21-24 June
  • Nord-Pas de Calais – 14-17 June
  • Languedoc-Roussillon – 27-29 September

Cultural highlights: From contemporary and impressionist art to local specialities and architectural gems, find out what charms await in these destinations:

  • Nantes – 11-14 April
  • Burgundy – 26-29 April
  • Normandy – 9-12 May
  • Loire Valley – 31 May – 3 June

Active break: Whether you want cycling, kayaking, climbing or equestrian pursuits, these destinations will have a variety on offer:

  • Rhone-Alpes – 27-30 June
  • Normandy – 4-7 July
  • Normandy – 12-15 September

Mediterranean escape: Dive into these turquoise destinations with local gastronomy to savour, islands to hop, and historical landmarks to gape at with plenty more to uncover:

  • Cannes & Nice – 19-21 April
  • Corsica – 2-7 May
  • Hyeres-les-Palmiers – 17-19 May

So if you haven’t already, head over to to register for the big event where you’ll be able to meet with the representatives from all of these destinations and get the most up to date details  from the locals themselves.

* Confirmed commissions will be required to secure your place on the short list six weeks prior to the press trip.

Please note that the press trip catalogue is non-contractual.

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