Hotels in Alsace: Château d’Isenbourg in Rouffach

This four-star rated chateau hotel is located on the Route des Vins d’Alsace, with pleasing outlooks over the landscape of vineyards in the Vosges foothills and the rooftops of the old village of Rouffach. In...

Château de Cambes: A Lovely B&B Near Agen

Driving up the long, rugged, narrow and overgrown road, we were apprehensive. Château de Cambes looked gorgeous on the website. Remote and isolated, it was a six kilometer drive from Agen, located in the...
Château des Ducs de Joyeuse

Where to Stay in Cathar Country: Château des Ducs de Joyeuse

Ever since I first read about the Cathar country in the Aude department of southwest France, it has called out to me because of the mystery and drama of the land. There are few cities or...

Gers guide

French Magazine takes a tour around this department Dovecot in GasconyDépartement 32 isn’t the most well known of French destinations, and even in France it is probably not known for much more than playing host...

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...

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...

The Cream of Chantilly

It may be noted for the lace and cream, but it's the house and gardens that are easiest on the eye. Eleanor Fullalove heads straight for this rural retreat in Picardy when the hustle...

La Coquillade: A Chateau Hotel in the Heart of Provence’s Luberon Valley

La Coquillade is reminiscent of a majestic Tuscan villa, with cypress trees lining the grand entrance and birds chirping in the distance. However, this 100-acre Relais & Châteaux property is located in the heart...

Gardens, Grapes and Gastronomy: A Trip to Bourges and the Berry

Whatever age you live in and whatever your line of work, it rarely pays to upstage the boss. Ask anyone in Bourges, third largest town in the Centre region and a great base for exploring the south-east corner of the ancient...

B&Bs in Burgundy

At the end of summer, Burgundy's green pastures are filled with white Charolais cattle, country lanes glisten with golden strands of hay scattered as the new bales are carted in, and the neat rows...