Wine Culture at Château de l’Hoste

Château de l’Hoste is ideally located between Toulouse and Bordeaux, 30 km from Agen on the route to Cahors. In the heart of the medieval Bastides and Villages, it is situated in the Quercy...

Book Reviews: French Château Living, The Lude

Nestled on the banks of the Loir river (not to be confused with its namesake and neighbour, the Loire), the Château du Lude has not only withstood the brunt of 1,000 years of history...

Château Canet – Vineyard holidays for the whole family – Carcassonne

Château Canet is located in one of France’s most picturesque wine regions just minutes from the medieval city of Carcassonne. A traditional 19th century wine and olive oil domain with a collection of collection...

Château Canet: Dreaming of Getting Married in a Vineyard in France?

Weddings are very special occasions and we have no set formula here at Château Canet. We simply offer you the exclusive use of the property so you can celebrate your wedding in your own way...

Loire Valley Vineyards: Merrymaking Days at the Château du Petit Thouars

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry. It’s not the family motto of the Count and Countess du Petit Thouars, but it is the motto of their forthcoming full-day events, called “Merrymaking Days”, being held over the summer...

The Vallée du Loir: The Other Loir is a Well-Kept Travel Secret in France

The lesser-known cousin of the Loire Valley, the well-kept secret that is the Vallée du Loir, certainly packs an incredible and diverse punch, as Marion Sauvebois discovered "The gardens of the Prieuré de Vauboin are...

Where to Stay and Eat in Les Deux Charentes

The region’s best restaurants and hotels, plus some hidden gems, such as the bubbles in which you can sleep beneath the stars Related articles: Double the Fun in the Two Charentes 12 Great Places to...

Where to Stay and Eat in Franche-Comté

The region’s best restaurants and hotels, including some more unusual offerings from former monasteries to tree cabins... Related articles: Franche-Comté: The Land of Plenty TOP HOTEL SELECTION Grand Hôtel du Tonneau d’Or, Belfort Built in 1907, this four-star...

Where to Stay and Eat in Picardy

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden gems only the locals know about Related articles: Picardy at Peace Things to See and Do in Picardy TOP HOTEL SELECTION Hôtel le Prieuré, Amiens This 3-star...

Bucket List Travel: The 24 Palaces of France

Did you know that France is home to a hotel category so prestigious it merits its very own distinction? Above and beyond the five-star hotel, the "palace" is an exceptional property recognised for its...