Where to Stay and Eat in the Limousin

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals knew about (until now) Related articles: Discover the Limousin, France’s Rural Heart 12 Unmissable Sites: Great Places to Visit in...

Into the Mix: A Guide to Cocktail Bars in Paris

Slow to embrace any trend not of its own making, Paris was a bit behind other major cities to jump onto the cocktail craze. But fuelled by an enthusiastic expat community and an eagerness to strut its stuff, the capital...

Peaugres Safari Park and a Lakeside Hotel in the Ardèche

Thankfully we spent two nights at l’Auberge du Lac because it took us so long to find this hidden jewel on a country road nestled on the edge of Lac Ternay about an hour...

Where to Stay and Eat in the Drôme Provençale

The best restaurants and accommodation in the region, and how to find them Related articles: Secret Provence: Exploring the Drôme Provençale in the South of France The Towns of the Drôme Provençale TOP RESTAURANT SELECTION Le Resto...

Tiara Chateau Mont Royal Chantilly: A Charming 5-Star Hotel in the Chantilly Forest

The Chateau Mont Royal Chantilly is nestled in a haven of greenery just 40 km from Paris and 15 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport. An understated decor yet daring refurbishment creates a chateau...

Chateau de Floure: A Charming Hotel near Carcassone

A charming, privately-run hotel in Cathar Country, Chateau de Floure has been subtly transformed from an old Roman villa. Built on the Via Aquitania between Narbonne and Toulouse, it became an abbey in the Middle...

Where to Stay and Eat in Normandy

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about... Related articles: Great Travel Destinations, Normandy for Everyone Top Things to See and Do in Normandy Top 12...

Le Negresco: A Living Art Hotel in Nice

Welcome to a living art hotel set on Nice’s Côte d'Azur. Le Negresco opened its stately doors over 100 years ago, and quickly became known for its characteristically French art de vivre. Founded in...

Domaine de Biar: A Château in The Camargue

A true Eco-Lodge located at the gates to Montpellier (7 km from the historic centre and 15 km from the sea), the Domaine de Biar is surrounded by a 50-hectare bower of greenery. This former...

Hotel de la Cité: A Five Star Château in Carcassonne

A château within a château, a monument within a monument, the Hôtel de la Cité is full of delightfully retro charm – that dreamt-of place, closing the door on the noisy world outside. Between the...