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A Weekend in Annecy: Insider Travel Recommendations

The cure for most anything that ails is fresh mountain air. With winter arriving, I craved a higher altitude and slower pace of life, even if only for a weekend. A train ticket and...

Riviera Sightseeing: 12 Must-See Historic Places on the Côte d’Azur

The Alpes-Maritimes is the second most-visited region of France. Its ritzy backstory renders it awash with cultural sights, several of them once the private villas of the ostentatiously loaded. Even Nice, France’s fifth-largest city, hosts more...

Chateau du Landel: 18th Century Hotel in Normandy

Chateau du Landel is a beautiful 18th century hotel that has retained its historic charm and family spirit whilst evolving to provide modern comforts for its guests. The building was owned by master glass...

Château d’Audrieu: Luxury Four Star Hotel & Restaurant in Calvados

The Hotel Ideally located between Caen and Bayeux, in the heart of the county of Calvados, the Château d’Audrieu, an 18th century residence, listed as a Historical Monument, is set against the background of a...

Étretat: A Hotel Among the Cliffs

This enchanting hotel in Étretat with breathtaking sea views offers an escape to a place of exceptional natural beauty Overlooking the sea and the village of Étretat, Hotel-Restaurant Dormy House opened in 1955.  Since then, it...

A History of the Auberge du Père Bise: Featuring an In-House Recipe

In the village of Talloires, along Lake Annecy, sits a rustic-looking inn. Originally a simple guinguette, or tavern, the Auberge du Père Bise is a prestigious hotel and restaurant. Run by the same family...

Au Domaine de la Pommeraye: Luxury Spa Retreat

Nestled in the heart of Suisse Normande, in front of the historic 11th century Ganne Castle ruins, le Domaine de la Pommeraye is the perfect choice for a peaceful get-away in Normandy. It’s time...

Eden Lodge: Eco-luxury in the Heart of Paris

Eden Lodge is a cutting edge eco-friendly hotel located in the heart of Paris on the up-and-coming Rue de Charonne. The hotel is dedicated to providing uncompromising luxury whilst leading the field in sustainable development...

Where to Stay and Eat in Brittany

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about! TOP HOTEL Les Agapanthes (22): Hôtel de charme of 20 rooms in the heart of Ploubazlanec, just half a mile from the...

Riviera Dining: La Passagère in Juan-les-Pins

There are few settings for dinner in the south of France that can be more delightful than the terrace of the charming Art Deco-styled Hôtel Belles Rives on the shores of the Mediterranean at Juan-les-Pins. Originally known as...