French Culture

Arles aerial view

City Focus: Arles in the South of France

The northern gateway to the Camargue, Arles successfully blends the very old and the thoroughly...
A woman relaxing in front of a chateau

Summer Breaks: Zen and Wellbeing in the Aisne Department

Do you feel like having a relaxing break not far away from the British border? Welcome...
Courvoisier, Jarnac

What to See and Do Along the Banks of the Charente

From Cognac distilleries and outdoor sports, to museums and concerts, there is plenty to keep...

A Perfect French Day in Los Angeles

As a confirmed Francophile, how I long for the City of Light during this difficult...

Dominique Crenn: Rebel Chef

Dominique Crenn is one of the world’s greatest chefs. Her flagship restaurant in San Francisco,...
Les Miserables, Ladj Ly, Sarab films

French Film Review: Les Misérables by Ladj Ly

This vibrant rollercoaster of a movie is set in the same impoverished Paris suburb that...

Accommodation in France

Vendée Holiday Le Vieux Café

Planning a Summer in France? Stay with Vendée Holiday Cottages

About Vendée Holiday Cottages Imagine miles of clean sandy beaches, sunny days & fun for all the family. This is exactly what the Vendée department...
L'espirit

Where to Stay and Eat in the Charente Valley

Our choice of hotels and restaurants to enjoy during your trip along this beautiful river Related articles: High Spirits in the Charente Valley Top 12 Cultural...
Hôtel Lutetia

Elevation to Palace Status

Two recently restored historic hotels – both recipients of the coveted Palace distinction – exemplify their neighbourhoods on opposite sides of the Seine and...

Retreat into Wellness in Saint-Rémy de Provence

Immerse yourself in art and nature in this history-laden town in the Alpilles. Nestling between Avignon and Arles, Saint-Rémy de Provence, the birthplace of...

Top 5 Places in France to Visit on your Motorhome Holiday

With such diverse landscapes and locations, it can be hard to know where your motorhome adventure around France should take you. Famous cities, hidden...
Le Royalty, Biarritz.

Where to Stay and Eat in the Pays Basque 2020

Our choice of the best hotels, guesthouses and restaurants in the French Basque Country Related articles: Great Destinations: Basque in Glory Top 12 Cultural Attractions in...
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