Château de Valmer: Treehouse B&B

You open your eyes in a huge double bed perched 30 feet above the ground. The first thing that hits you is the pungent smell of red cedar. Then there’s the view: framed by...

B&Bs Outside Paris

Longing to get away from the city for a brief excursion à la campagne? No need to travel far to find forest walks, country produce and cozy fireside evenings. Just outside Paris, Gîtes de...

Where to Stay and Eat in Nord-Pas de Calais

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus hidden gems only the locals know Related articles: Top of the World, Nord-Pas de Calais Things to See and Do in Nord-Pas de Calais        ...

Where to Stay and Eat in the Berry Province

The best restaurants and hotels in the ancient province in central France, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about Related articles: Great Travel Destinations: Le Berry, The Green Heart of France The 12 Most...

Where to Stay and Eat in Normandy

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about... Related articles: Great Travel Destinations, Normandy for Everyone Top Things to See and Do in Normandy Top 12...

Break Outside the Box: Fantastical Self-Catering Retreats in France

There’s nothing like a home from home. With designers persistently upping the ante, why settle for vanilla digs when you could stay somewhere extraordinary? Rhiannon Rees looks at the properties that are taking self-catering...

Loving Loches in the Loire Valley

Good things frequently come in small packages, but the historic Royal City of Loches would seem to have more than its fair share of goodies. Despite a population of just 7,000, this enchanting town on the banks of the Indre...

Where to Stay and Eat in Calvados

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, from A-list accommodation to homely seaside eateries Related articles: Calvados in Normandy: Tales from the Parisian Riviera Not-to-Miss Remembrance Sites in Calvados, Normandy Things to See and Do in...

Where to Stay and Eat in the Drôme Provençale

The best restaurants and accommodation in the region, and how to find them Related articles: Secret Provence: Exploring the Drôme Provençale in the South of France The Towns of the Drôme Provençale TOP RESTAURANT SELECTION Le Resto...

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...