Whilst there are some people who wouldn't dream of being out of the country on New Year's Eve, there are other people who know that it's the perfect time to travel. Why ring in 2014 with constant drizzle, rising energy prices and a killer flu? You could be living it up in France, instead. It's the ideal place for a New Year's trip - there's plenty of wine, the sun is shining and the food is extraordinary.
Wine & Dine @ Provence
Provence is one of the most unique rural regions of France. It’s home to a series of breathtakingly beautiful limestone cliffs that run along the Mediterranean coast, between the towns of Cassis and Marseille. This region is famous for its bursts of colour, and the winter months are no exception.
Live Like A Star @ Cap Ferrat
If your new year is lacking in glamour, get yourself down to Cap Ferat. It is one of the most wealthy and luxurious regions in France. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are rumoured to have indulged in a bit of late night skinny dipping in Cap Ferrat just a few years ago, say TheBosh.com.
Making Friends @ Brittany
Brittany is considered to be one of the friendliest places in France, so you might want to make some time for mingling. It's also a superb region to hike and cycle through - if you can face the prospect of festive exercise.
Author Bio: James Cook is a journalism student and a keen Francophile. For the very best deals on holiday accommodation in France, he recommends ChezNous.com. He is currently studying for an MA in French literature and plans to spend the new year in Provence.
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