Arc 1950: Family Skiing Made Easy

Why Arc 1950? Arc 1950 is one of the most welcoming mountain resort villages. Car free, it offers families with young skiers the safest of environments to take your little ones too. All cars park...

Where to Stay and Eat in Picardy

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden gems only the locals know about Related articles: Picardy at Peace Things to See and Do in Picardy TOP HOTEL SELECTION Hôtel le Prieuré, Amiens This 3-star...

Bucket List Travel: The 24 Palaces of France

Did you know that France is home to a hotel category so prestigious it merits its very own distinction? Above and beyond the five-star hotel, the "palace" is an exceptional property recognised for its...

Gateway to Mont-Saint-Michel: All Roads Lead to Pontorson

Scroll back to the year 1030, when Norman war bands set up camp on the River Couesnon, and you’ll find the beginnings of the gateway town of Pontorson, so-named after the Norman leader, Monsieur...

Where to Stay and Eat in Île-de-France

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some places off the beaten track only the locals know about Related articles: Great Destinations: Île-de-France, Haunt of Kings and Artists 12 Most Iconic Châteaux of...
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Your Péniche Hôtel in Burgundy

An authentic vintage barge with plenty of history, Le Papillon (‘The Butterfly’) first spread her wings in 1902. During her commercial life, she has proudly steamed the waterways of northern Europe and carried cargo...

Where to Stay in Gascony: La Bastide en Gascogne

In the deep heart of Armagnac country we meander through seemingly endless lanes, where vineyards nestle with valleys of corn and oak plantations shade the hilltops as far as the eye can see. We pass...

“Wwoofing” Kismet in the Cevennes Mountains of Southern France 

When my partner and I cast our proverbial net across the French farms listed on www.wwoof.net, fate intervened by matching us with just the right one: Le Lauzas, located in the Cevennes mountains of...

Les Alicourts Resort: The Ultimate Family-Friendly Campsite in The Loire Valley

Tucked away in the peaceful flower filled woodland of Sologne, Les Alicourts Resort is an incredibly spacious campsite ideal for an active holiday in natural surroundings. Specially designed rentals Les Alicourts Resort keeps being a firm...

Lofty Heights: Exploring Luberon’s Charming Perched Villages

Jennifer Ladonne grabs her backpack and heads for the region’s hilltop hotspots to discover the gems lying off the main tourist routes. Don't think there aren’t discoveries to be made in the many hilltop (perché)...