Where to Stay and Eat in the Limousin

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals knew about (until now) Related articles: Discover the Limousin, France’s Rural Heart 12 Unmissable Sites: Great Places to Visit in...

10 Reasons to Visit the Vendée

The Puy du Fou Theme Park This amazing Theme Park, set in the north of the Vendée, was voted ‘World’s Best Park’ in 2012 by the Thea Classic Award in Los Angeles, and offers...

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

Every year, vacationing in camper-vans is 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...

Where to Stay and Eat in the French Basque Country

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals knew about (until now) TOP HOTEL-RESTAURANTS Domaine du Pignada: Located in Anglet, five minutes from Bayonne and Biarritz, this 110-room domaine is ideal for...

Campsite in Soulac-sur-Mer

Our campsite is a personal size, neither too big nor too small. We consider this to be the perfect size as it allows our visitors to build friendly relationships with each other. The values...
La Chapelle Sainte Anne.

Travel to Brittany: Cycling and Caravanning on the Polders

I should have a married a man with a string of hotels or at least a man who was profoundly claustrophobic in tin boxes and found anything on two wheels an affront to common...
Camping Le Frêne in Les Gets

The Joy of French Camping

They say travel broadens the mind. Meeting people from other countries and coming into contact with other cultures can be an enriching experience. Camping and caravanning in France definitely broadens your horizons. On many of France’s enormous variety of campsites you...

Summertime, and the living in France is easy!

1. Faire la fête The south of France is blessed with a glorious summer climate and the locals make the most of it, at festivals which are spread throughout the season. Arts and theatre aficionados are...

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Hexagone

Mary Tudor may have wanted Calais engraved on her heart but after half a day trying to hitch a lift out of town, I never wanted to see the name again. There were four...

French camping holidays

Choosing a campsite There are between 9,000 and 10,000 registered campsites in France – that is almost half the total number of campsites for the whole of Europe. In addition, there are roughly 2000 farm...