Les Étangs de Corot: Charming Hotel just outside Paris

Few hotels offer the pleasures of city and countryside, sophistication and rusticity as charmingly as Les Étangs de Corot. A through-the-looking-glass experience awaits guests who do not discover the full magic of the place...

Restaurants in Provence: L’Hostellerie Les Gorges de Pennafort, Callas

Several years ago, friends who live in Sanary-sur-Mer tipped me off to their favourite weekend getaway without going too far afield. “This well-run, family-owned hotel in a beautiful setting has attractive, comfortable rooms for...

Where to Stay and Eat in Auvergne

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus quirky accommodation to write home about Related articles: Travel Destinations: Auvergne, France’s Wild Child Great Outdoor Activities in Auvergne TOP HOTELS Hôtel Le Bailliage If you’re going to stay...

Where to Stay and Eat in the Berry Province

The best restaurants and hotels in the ancient province in central France, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about Related articles: Great Travel Destinations: Le Berry, The Green Heart of France The 12 Most...

Where to Stay and Eat in Nord-Pas de Calais

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus hidden gems only the locals know Related articles: Top of the World, Nord-Pas de Calais Things to See and Do in Nord-Pas de Calais        ...

Reviewed: Hotel La Marmotte in Les Gets

More than simply a ski resort, Les Gets lives and breathes the alpine lifestyle all year round. Nestled between Lake Geneva and Mont-Blanc, this culturally rich Savoyard village sets a spectacular scene for a...

Hotel Le Cep: Where to Stay in Beaune

The best of Burgundy: a magnificent four-star hotel in central Beaune.

A Poetic World in Gascony: Chef and Culinary Innovator Michel Guérard

The modern trend for a healthier cuisine can, in great part, be attributed to one man. Guy Hibbert travelled to Gascony to meet chef and culinary innovator Michel Guérard One of the foremost figures of...

Where to Stay and Eat in the Rhône-Alpes

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about Related articles: Beyond the Mountains in the Rhône-Alpes Things to See and Do in the Rhône-Alpes TOP HOTEL-RESTAURANTS Maison Pic “A...

Ski the French Alps: Stay at Le Strato in Courchevel

Welcome to one of the most exclusive ski destinations in the world. Courchevel, created in the late 1940s, is part of Les Trois Vallées, set in the French Alps. It’s composed of towns named...