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The Art of Travel at the Lalique Museum

The Art of Travel at the Musée Lalique in Alsace

A visit to the Musée Lalique in Alsace is a surprise not just for the...
A French pharmacy

Le Dernier Mot: Complimenting a Frenchwoman

Mom and I are in the village pharmacy, having made a beeline here from the doctor’s...
Cycling the trail: la Loire à vélo

Vélo Visits: Top Destinations on the 2016 Tour de France Route

Angers: France’s greenest city (2016 Tour de France, Stage 3) With direct flights from London and a journey time of...
St Martin de Ré

Family Holidays in France: Simple Pleasures in Charente-Maritime

France is a huge country, many times bigger than each individual part of the UK, and as...
Museums, Roads Publishing

Book Reviews: Museums, Roads Publishing

Forgive us for including this sumptuous coffee table tome dedicated to the architectural splendour of the world’s grandest museums in our round-up of...

Restaurant Between Limoux and Carcassonne – Domaine Gayda

Fine Wine and Gourmet Cuisine in the Languedoc Roussillon.

Accommodation in France

CosyCamp

CosyCamp: A Fabulous Glamping Experience in the Auvergne

CosyCamp was created in 2013 with a Glamping approach and with the expert assistance of a botanist, a landscape designer, and an architect specialized in hotels and campsites. Located in...
Chateau de Varenne

Where to Stay in Languedoc: Chateau de Varenne, a 4-Star Hotel Near Avignon

This charming Château is a hidden gem in the tranquil Provençal countryside– yet only 9 kms from Avignon, 8 kms from Chateauneuf du Pape...

Luxury Camping in France with Glamping Hub

Travelers are sure to find whatever their hearts desire from a French getaway, thanks to these luxury camping retreats spread all throughout the stunning...
La Réserve de Beaulieu

Where to Stay on the French Riviera: La Réserve de Beaulieu

There’s no shortage of fabulous luxury hotels on the French Riviera, but La Réserve de Beaulieu stands out for its history, intimate ambiance (just...

Bordeaux: Le Saint James Hotel and Restaurant

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the reputation of Bordeaux wine blossomed and the wealth of the vineyard owners, winemakers and merchants grew in equal measure....
Auberge du Bon Labourer

Where to stay in the Loire Valley: Auberge du Bon Laboureur

Just a 10-minute walk from the romantic Château de Chenonceau in the Loire Valley is the ideally situated four-star Auberge du Bon Laboureur. In a...
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