Where to Eat and Stay in Champagne & Ardenne

A selection of quality hotels and restaurants plus some atmospheric hidden gems Related articles: The Road Less Travelled in Champagne & Ardenne 12 Must-See Sites in Champagne & Ardenne TOWN CENTRE HOTELS La Maison de Rhodes, Troyes Five-star hotel...

Lakeside Luxury at Abbaye de Talloires on Lac d’Annecy

‘Alpine’ is a magical word – upon hearing it, the mind conjures thoughts of wooden chalets, white pistes and zigzagging skiers. But, for the Abbaye de Talloires, its appeal lies in something altogether more...

Switch to Spa mode at La Yole Wine Resort

Located in Vendres Plage by the sea near Béziers, between Montpellier and Carcassonne, Domaine La Yole offers holidaymakers a different camping experience: one dedicated to luxury and relaxation. A very warm welcome, top-notch services, friendliness...

Favorite Restaurants and Hotels in Alsace

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about Related articles: Great Wine Destinations: Alsace 12 Iconic Wine Estates to Visit in Alsace Things to See and Do in...

Where to Stay and Eat in Gironde

The region’s best restaurants and hotels, including some more unusual spots from fairy tale castles to tree cabins... Related articles: Raise a Glass to Gironde 12 Châteaux You Must Visit in Bordeaux Wine Country Things to See...

Where Stars Slumber: A Duo of Barrière Hotels

In search of ultimate luxury, Marion Sauvebois tests the (spa) waters at the freshly-renovated Le Fouquet's in Paris and Le Normandy in Deauville and uncovers the sister hotels' star-studded past I could just picture the...

12 Châteaux You Must Visit in Bordeaux Wine Country

You can’t move in Gironde without coming face to face with a château. Here is a selection of a few worth visiting Related article: Great French Destinations, Raise a Glass to Gironde CHÂTEAU LA CROIZILLE La Croizille...

Where to Eat in Dordogne: Hotel de Bouilhac, near Lascaux IV

When Lascaux IV and the International Centre for Cave Art opened on the edge of tiny Montignac in the Périgord Noir in Dordogne in 2016, visitor numbers to this charming village surged. Now chef...

Abbaye de Valmagne: CRT Occitanie

Close to Sète, near the pond of Thau, this abbey is a poem in stone in the Lord’s vineyard. One of the best preserved monuments of Cistercian art. Admire the cloister, its magnificent fountain and...

La Maison de Léonie: CRT Occtanie

Nestled in the heart of the charming village of Collias in Les Gorges du Gardon, La Maison de Léonie opens its doors to a haven of peace. The Maison de Léonie owes its name...