Why Travel to Toulouse Now: Mama Shelter Opens in La Ville Rose

Toulouse is on top. With the November launch of new attraction La Halle de La Machine, marked by a 46-tonne Minotaur roaming the city’s streets, restorations currently improving the Musée des Augustins, and a...

Reviewed: Restaurant Lalique au Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey

After transforming the villa of René Lalique, the 19th-century jeweller, glassmaker and artist, in Wingen-sur-Moder in Alsace, into a luxurious hotel and restaurant two years ago, Silvio Denz, the Swiss-born director of Lalique, continues...

Where to Stay and Eat on the Northern Coast of France

The region’s best restaurants and hotels, including some you won’t find in the brochures Related articles: Enjoying the High Life on the Northern Coast 12 Nature Experiences on France’s Northern Coast (and Beyond) HOTEL-RESTAURANTS Hôtel Atlantic All 18 bedrooms...

Stay in Luxury in the Guadeloupe Islands

Dreaming of tropical sunshine and some R&R on a white sandy beach? Get a taste of France in the Caribbean in the idyllic Guadeloupe islands. Here's a tip on where to stay. Created in...

Corsica Hotels and Restaurants: Hôtel Misincu in Cap Corse

Formerly known as the Hotel Caribou and a favourite jet-set hideaway during les trente glorieuses (as the French call the boom years of the post-war period), this seaside property on the finger-like northern tip...

Where to Stay and Eat in the Dordogne Valley

The region’s best restaurants and hotels, including some of the more unusual and unknown Related articles: Exploring the Treasures of the Dordogne Valley Things to See and Do in the Dordogne Valley HOTELS Castel Novel, near Brive A Châteaux...

Where to Eat and Stay in Champagne & Ardenne

A selection of quality hotels and restaurants plus some atmospheric hidden gems Related articles: The Road Less Travelled in Champagne & Ardenne 12 Must-See Sites in Champagne & Ardenne TOWN CENTRE HOTELS La Maison de Rhodes, Troyes Five-star hotel...

Lakeside Luxury at Abbaye de Talloires on Lac d’Annecy

‘Alpine’ is a magical word – upon hearing it, the mind conjures thoughts of wooden chalets, white pistes and zigzagging skiers. But, for the Abbaye de Talloires, its appeal lies in something altogether more...

Favorite Restaurants and Hotels in Alsace

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about Related articles: Great Wine Destinations: Alsace 12 Iconic Wine Estates to Visit in Alsace Things to See and Do in...

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...