Four Rooms with a View of the Jura Mountains

You never tire of the landscapes of the Jura Mountains. There are some days when you’d like to stay out and not have to go home and lock yourself indoors. To compensate, here is...

Barrière in Cannes: Hot Hotels for the Famous Film Festival

If you’re heading to the Cannes Film Festival this year, then the Barrière Group’s luxurious hotels, Le Gray d’Albion and the Hotel Le Majestic, make a good choice for a weekend of star-spotting or...

10 Reasons to Visit France By River Cruise

1. Explore the ‘must see’ cities around the country: Historically, rivers were used for inland transit, and cities blossomed along these routes. This means the most important cities were located on the major...

Places to Stay and Eat in Midi-Pyrénées

The region’s best restaurants and hotels, including some you won’t find in the brochures Related articles: Great Destinations: Midi-Pyrénées, Lighting the Way Top 12 Most Iconic Sites in the Midi-Pyrénées Things to See and Do in Midi-Pyrénées HOTELS Le...

Where to stay in the Dordogne: Le Vieux Logis, Trémolat

An era of famous Périgordine hospitality came to an unwelcome end in January 2019 with the death at 93 of Bernard Giraudel, the hotelier known as the “marchand de bonheur”, the merchant of happiness....

Where to Stay and Eat in La Manche

A selection of quality hotels and restaurants across the département Related articles: Explore La Manche, a Beautiful Corner of Normandy 12 Things to See on the Coast of La Manche What to See and Do in La...

Restaurant Reviews: Le BE at Miramar La Cigale in Brittany

The French have a wonderful cure for the happy excesses of the holidays or a general bout of winter podginess, which is a session of thalassotherapy. For the uninitiated, thalassotherapy is a series of...

Where to Eat and Stay in the Pays de la Loire

A selection of quality hotels and restaurants plus some outstanding producers Related articles: Riverside Travels in the Pays de la Loire 12 Must-See Attractions of the Pays de la Loire Region What to See and Do in...

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...