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Le Dernier Mot: On the Trail of the Wholesome Pine

Kristin is on a mission to make tea from a tree... but is it safe? I’m...
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A Good Year for Ridley Scott

At his Luberon estate, in Provence, the British film director and producer puts his first...
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What to See and Do in Languedoc-Roussillon

Sailing, climbing, horse riding or sledding – there are many wonderful ways to discover the...
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La Culture: Botticelli, Georgia O’Keeffe in Paris

Culture correspondent Sylvia Edwards Davis picks a selection of top exhibitions at Paris museums this...
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Picasso’s Women

Hazel Smith flicks through the artist's little black book to reveal the wives and mistresses...

Picasso in Antibes: A Thrilling Temporary Exhibit

Hurry! This amazing show will wrap on October 31, 2021 Just a week ago, during my...

Accommodation in France

There are plenty of fantastic local wines to try during your trip

Where to Stay and Eat in Languedoc-Roussillon

Here's our choice of great restaurants and accommodation in the traditional region of Languedoc-Roussillon. Related articles: You Can Have It All in Languedoc-Roussillon 12 Unmissable Sites...
The beautiful view from La Côte Saint Jacques et Spa (Photo La Côte Saint Jacques, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Tourisme)

Where to Stay and Eat in Burgundy in 2021

Our choice of hotels and restaurants to make your trip to Burgundy even more pleasurable. Related articles: Get Away from It All in Burgundy What to...
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12 Unmissable Sites in Languedoc-Roussillon

Our choice of must-see towns, monuments and other places of interest. Related article: You Can Have It All in Languedoc-Roussillon CANAL DU MIDI Many operators hire out...
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Explore Vannes: The Ideal Breton City

Quaint timbered buildings, modern shopping, bustling harbour cafés and stunning islands – Annaliza Davis explains why Vannes is the ideal Breton city. If you want...
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Where to Stay and Eat in Normandy in 2021

Our choice of hotels and restaurants to make your trip even more pleasurable. Related article: The Timeless Charms of Normandy, What’s New in 2021 HOTELS 5* Hôtel...
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What to See and Do in Burgundy

From cycling to art galleries to cookery lessons or a relaxation session in a spa, there’s plenty on offer Related article: Get Away from It...
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