Cycling at the Chateau de Chambord

What to See and Do Outside of Paris

Keen to explore the sites in the regions surrounding Paris? Foodie museums, hot air balloon rides and garden festivals are just some of the attractions on offer. Related articles: Day Trips from Paris: Champagne Country,...
Thanks to Airelles, you can, for the first time ever, stay at the Chateau de Versailles

Where to Stay and Eat Outside of Paris

Our choice of fabulous hotels and restaurants in the region around Paris. Related article: Day Trips from Paris: From Champagne Country to Artist Villages Accommodation Airelles Le Grand Contrôle, Château de Versailles Airelles has made history by opening...
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 in Languedoc-Roussillon What to See and Do in Languedoc-Roussillon HOTELS Château Pech-Céleyran, Salles...
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 See and Do in Burgundy 12 Essential Visits in Burgundy CLASSIC HOTELS 5*...
Canal du Midi © Occitanie tourism

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 boats for trips up the Canal du Midi, which links...
An aerial view of Vannes, overlooking its fortified city walls and lawns with floral design

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 a city in Brittany that sums up the spirit and...
Hotel Saint Delis

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 Le Saint-Delis, Honfleur New Relais & Château hotel in former home...
The charming childhood home of Colette in Saint-Sauveur en Puisaye (Photo C Clier, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Tourisme

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 All in Burgundy GOING GASTRONOMICAL To discover the region’s famed gastronomy, where...
Hemingway with fellow American writer and journalist Janet Flanner, wearing their war correspondent uniforms in 1944 Paris

France Reimagined: On The Road with Ernest Hemingway

War hero, womaniser, carouser… Ernest Hemingway was larger than life. Lanie Goodman unearths the man behind the legend on a journey through France You’ve got to hand it to Ernest Hemingway. When he describes his...
Chef Cédric Béchade reimagines local dishes in his signature style at the delightful Café Basque in Biarritz

Restaurant Review: Café Basque in Biarritz

Renovated last year, one of the most venerable historic seaside addresses of Biarritz now offers 19 rooms – decorated by Paris interior designer Sarah Lavoine, with spectacular views of the Atlantic breakers rolling in...