12 Châteaux You Must Visit in Bordeaux Wine Country

You can’t move in Gironde without coming face to face with a château. Here is a selection of a few worth visiting Related article: Great French Destinations, Raise a Glass to Gironde CHÂTEAU LA CROIZILLE La Croizille...

Abbaye de Valmagne: CRT Occitanie

Close to Sète, near the pond of Thau, this abbey is a poem in stone in the Lord’s vineyard. One of the best preserved monuments of Cistercian art. Admire the cloister, its magnificent fountain and...

Château de Pondres: CRT Occitanie

Enjoy a moment in time… Between the Mediterranean Sea and the Cévennes, the Château de Pondres**** is located a short distance from the medieval town of Sommières. In the heart of unspoiled nature, the castle...

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...

Restaurants in Champagne Country: Les Vignes, Château de Sacy

Visiting Champagne country is one of the most delightful excursions that France has to offer, but finding reasonably-priced yet stylish accommodation in the region can be a challenge. This is why the recently-opened Château...

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...

Cradle of History: Must-Visit National Monuments in Western France

From the world’s largest megalithic site to fairy-tale châteaux and historic dungeons, Marion Sauvebois rounds up this summer’s must-visit National Monuments in western France LES ALIGNEMENTS DE CARNAC Is it a ruined prehistoric temple? An ancient...

Châteaux Living: Discover Burgundy

If the castles of Burgundy were missing princesses and knights, would you volunteer? These silent witnesses of history surely have a story to tell, so come and inherit the châteaux lifestyle. Let's start with Ancy-le-Franc,...

Where to Stay and Eat in Auvergne

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus quirky accommodation to write home about Related articles: Travel Destinations: Auvergne, France’s Wild Child Great Outdoor Activities in Auvergne TOP HOTELS Hôtel Le Bailliage If you’re going to stay...

Stay at the Château de la Treyne

Overlooking the Dordogne Valley, Château de la Treyne (14th-17th century) is a residence famous for refined taste and discreet luxury, for the traveller who yearns for tranquillity and is searching for nature and authenticity. Situated...