Where to Stay and Eat in the Drôme

The best dining and sleeping options in the département’s historic towns and villages Related articles: The Drôme: The Organic Heart of France 12 of the Drôme’s Top Attractions What to See and Do in the Drôme HOTELS Hôtel Fac...

Sleep in a Chateau: Unusual Accommodations in France

When it comes to finding a place to stay, France is a visitor's paradise. Keen to sleep in a château? Here are some eclectic accommodations picks... STAR-STUDDED HIDEOUT Hidden away on the gleaming Riviera, 1,400 feet...

Where to Stay and Eat in Old Poitou-Charentes

A selection of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and cafés in the region Related articles: Legends and Traditions of Old Poitou-Charentes 12 Cultural Highlights in Old Poitou-Charentes What to See and Do in Old Poitou-Charentes HOTELS Hôtel Chais Monnet This...

Valley of Queens: Follow in the Footsteps of the Loire Valley’s Female Icons

More women held power during the brief span of the Renaissance than at any other time. And on the 500th anniversary of the birth of Catherine de' Medici, the Loire Valley is inviting visitors...

Château de Fonscolombe: A Relais & Châteaux Hotel in Provence

Until now the previously-family owned Château de Fonscolombe was a strictly private residence. However, after an extensive 18-month restoration was completed in 2018, the Relais & Châteaux property has opened its doors to welcome...

Where to Stay and Eat in Lorraine

The best hotels and restaurants for miles around Related articles: En Passant Par La Lorraine The Best Museums in Lorraine What to See and Do in Lorraine HOTEL-RESTAURANTS Château d’Hattonchâtel This authentic 11th-century French castle in Vigneulles-lès-Hattonchâtel promotes itself as...

Chateau de Courtomer: the Perfect Base for Exploring Normandy

After a recent stay at the Chateau de Courtomer in Normandy, we have the scoop on why renting your very own French castle makes a perfect family holiday. The chateau Owned by American Elisabeth Bonner and...
Chaumont-sur-Loire

Inspired by Nature: Château, Gardens and Art of Chaumont-sur-Loire

Ditched royal seat turned world-class art centre and host of the International Garden Festival, the Château de Chaumont-sur-Loire is the Loire Valley's comeback kid. The retreat of choice of Catherine de' Medici, it was...

Where to Stay, Eat and Drink in the Loire Valley

A selection of quality hotels, restaurants and wine tours across the region Related articles: Cradle of the Renaissance: A Celebration in the Loire Valley 12 Iconic Renaissance Sites in the Loire Valley Viva Leonardo da Vinci! Renaissance...

Where to Eat and Stay in Brittany

The region is full of great places to dine and rest your head from self-catering to the height of luxury Related articles: A Guiding Light to Brittany What to See and Do in Brittany 12 Cultural Highlights...