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)...

Little Black Book: My France Favourites by Martha Sessums

France Today ambassador Martha Sessums shares her favourite addresses in France A PLACE TO STAY There’s a hotel in downtown Beaune that makes you feel like you’re living there. Winery owners remodelled this ex-home/stable into a hotel with elegant rooms, breakfast and...

Nainville-les-Roches: Le Clos des Fontaines

The estate that once belonged to tennis champion and pop singer Yannick Noah is now a B&B well worth a detour.
Road cycling near Les Gets

Fun in the French Alps: Top Summer Events in Les Gets

Surrounded by the majestic peaks of the French Alps, Les Gets offers an abundance of recreational activities—all year-round. Les Gets was ranked "Best Ski resort for families"by The Telegraph, which noted the "pleasing mixture...

VAN-IT: Explore France with Your Own Camper-Van

Every year, vacationing in camper-vans are becoming more and more popular, thanks to the freedom that this form of transport and accommodation offers. Being not much bigger than a people carrier, and less than...

Explore Bordeaux: The Port of the Moon, Reborn

How visionary regeneration and development has revitalised this historic river city.

Exploring Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Where James Baldwin Took Refuge in Provence

With Jules B. Farber’s book about US writer James Baldwin’s exile in Saint-Paul-de-Vence recently published, Justin Postlethwaite reflects on the Provence village’s enduring appeal for artists On a sultry summer’s morning, 10am on a Saturday...

Reviewed: Hôtel Opéra Richepanse in Paris

Long is the history of the building that now stands in the rue Chevalier de Saint Georges in Paris’ 1st arrondisement. Dating back to 1637 and the convent of the Filles de la Conception, the...

Cool Generator: The New Concept Hostel in Paris

Forget everything you know about hostels. Hip, affordable and quickly becoming the coolest place to stay in Paris.

3 New Wine Courses at Château de Pommard in Burgundy

New Wine Experiences to teach consumers the professional secrets of tasting, pairing and selecting wines. The historic Château de Pommard was founded in 1726 by Vivant Micault, secretary to King Louis XV, and after 300...