French Culture

French Film Reviews: Up for Love, Starring Jean Dujardin

Artist star Jean Dujardin owns one of the smarmiest grins in French cinema, and his character in this...

A Weekend’s Punting and Pampering in Brière

Vast, ominous clouds linger stubbornly in the sky, but Valentin, the hulking, tattooed captain aboard our chaland...

Book Reviews: Chanel, The Enigma

This is a really unusual book. As its preface explains, there have been many, many...

Boutique Beat: Handmade Luxury Goods in Paris

Ever since Louis XIV organised artisans – from perfumers to saddlers – in guilds to serve his gargantuan...

Château de Candé, Wedding Venue of Wallis Simpson & Former British King Edward VIII

The high-profile châteaux of the Loire Valley are famous the world over for their fairytale exteriors, lavish...

Le Dernier Mot: Shopping Delights in La Motte

"I think the translation is ‘hardware store’,” I say to my dad as we enter our...

Accommodation in France

A Weekend’s Punting and Pampering in Brière

Vast, ominous clouds linger stubbornly in the sky, but Valentin, the hulking, tattooed captain aboard our chaland (a flat-bottomed, wooden boat) keeps his sunglasses on as he guides...

Where to Stay and Eat in Champagne and the Ardennes

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about. Related articles: Great French Destinations: Champagne and the...

Le Camus Gîtes in Brittany

Since 2006 we have been providing high quality self-catering accommodation in the four gites we renovated in two tiny hamlets in Cotes d’Armor. Enjoy...

Join Our Luxury Tours of Southern France: France Today Travels

Springtime Southern France If you’re seeking a French voyage with a surprisingly different flavor, our Springtime Southern France tour is for you. In May, we...

Valentine’s Day in Paris: 5 of the Most Romantic Hotels

Le Meurice Spend Valentine's Day in absolute luxury at one of the most elegant hotels in the world, Le Meurice, situated in the heart of...

Introducing France Today Travels: Experience France As We Know It

Bonne année et bonnes nouvelles! France Today is ushering in the New Year with a series of luxury tours around France’s most beautiful destinations...
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