Château de Hautefort: An Enchanting Castle in the Dordogne

The elegant Château de Hautefort sits atop a rolling green hill, offering superlative views of the Lourde and Beuze valleys in the Dordogne. The chateau has a long and rich history, with records showing...

Au Chateau on their 17 years in the Chateau Rental Business

What changes have you have seen with the average holiday makers - what are your clients like and has this changed over the years?   The travellers who come to our site for accommodations are quite often people with...

Château d’Artigny: A Belle Époque Vision in the Loire Valley

As we drove up the hill and around the bend, a magnificent, regal château suddenly appeared and took my breath away. Perfectly symmetrical with a large garden and pond with fountain in front and...

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...

My Home is My Castle: Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Outside Paris

When an eerie bell rang, I put my champagne glass down and walked along the moat of the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte toward the sound. The sun had just set, wisps of light still lingering, and thousands of candles...

3 Vineyards in Provence to Visit this Summer

In the world of oenology Provence is synonymous with delicious rosé wines, and what better place to taste them than in the very vineyards they were produced? In our guide we've picked vineyards not...

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...

A Complete Guide to Burgundy: Venture Beyond the Vineyards

Though famed for its incomparable vintages and world-class gastronomy, there is more to Burgundy than food and wine as Sylvia Edwards Davis discovers... Burgundy is perhaps best known for its excellent gastronomy and world-class wines,...

The Luxury Wine Experience: An Inside Look at Bordeaux Wine Tours by Bernard Magrez

Looking to immerse yourself in the secrets of Bordeaux wine-making? We just returned from a trip to France, where we indulged in the Luxury Wine Experience offered by Bernard Magrez. Here's an inside look...

Settle for Nothing Less than a Life of Luxury, with ChicVillas!

A personalized boutique agency specializing in holiday cottages, luxury villas and chateaux, we pride ourselves on our first-hand knowledge of the villas we offer. By listening to your exact needs, we are able to personally advise...