Where to Stay and Eat in Alsace

Castles and stately homes make up a proportion of the region’s hotel and restaurant venues. Here's a selection of some of our favourites. TOP RESTAURANT SELECTION Maison Kammerzell, Strasbourg Built in 1427, the most beautiful house in Strasbourg...

Domaine de Ribaute in the Languedoc: Holiday Rentals

In the heart of the Languedoc vineyards, the Domaine de Ribaute is a unique site surrounded by historical monuments and captivating architecture. This ancient Eldorado has many stories to tell, encompassing character and refinement;...

Where to Stay and Eat in Champagne and the Ardennes

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about. Related articles: Great French Destinations: Champagne and the Ardennes Things to See and Do in Champagne and the...

Rustic B&B in the heart of the Languedoc

Detached Maison de Maitre built around 1850, near St. Chinian and Béziers. With 2000 square metres of ground, facing south with a large saltwater heated swimming pool. Pretty garden with shaded areas and two gîtes. Gite...

Holiday Rental in Normandy: Hibou Blanc

The best place to do everything – or nothing! Hibou Blanc, named after the barn owl, is a very comfortable, extremely well equipped Granite built house with 18th century origins. Set in its own ground,...

Provence Travel: The Jewels of St Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

East of Arles, beyond Aix en Provence, count your good fortune stumbling into St Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, a small town 45 minutes north of Marseille, which holds a wealth of surprises -- from the Basilica of...
Chartreuse du Bignac

Where to Stay and Eat in the Dordogne

TOP RESTAURANT SELECTION Charbonnel, Brantôme Getting rave reviews and giving the nearby Moulin de l’Abbaye a run for its money. L’Imaginaire, Terrasson The French are flocking to eat the new menus prepared by rising star chef Julien Dayre. La Tour des Vents, Monbazillac Sumptuous...
Lounge at Relais 12 Bis Paris

Relais 12bis: A New Luxury Bed & Breakfast Concept in Paris

For savvy travellers who wish to have a real Parisian experience, it doesn’t get more authentic than this. More exclusive than a bed & breakfast but more personalised than a luxury hotel there is...

Château Juvenal: A Charming B&B in Provence

Château Juvenal is like a comfortable and stylish home away from home nestled in the gentle rolling countryside of Provence. The rural setting on a large plot of land offers peace and quiet in...

Winter breaks near Val d’Isère

Discover the Best Kept Secret in the French Alps The Tarentaise valley is famous for its snow sure winter resorts. It’s home to some of the skiing world’s biggest names – Val d’Isère, Tignes, Les...