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...

Hôtel Particulier Montmartre

The former artist's village of Montmartre still retains its individuality up on its hilltop. Right in the heart of this world apart, the Hôtel Particulier Montmartre hides behind a high black wall. Despite its address, number...

Hotels with a View: Book Your Dream Vacation Escape

What could be better than a hotel with an amazing view?
Le Mas de Castel

Le Mas de Castel: A Charming Hotel Near Sarlat

Sarlat is tourist central in the lush, picturesque and historic part of Périgord Noir. So although there’s no shortage of places to stay, it does get busy and the city centre can be thronged...
Claude Monet, Les Falaises à Étretat

Étretat and the Normandy Coastline: Endless Inspiration for Artists

The natural beauty of Étretat has long attracted artists such as Claude Monet and Gustave Courbet, whose paintings entice even more visitors to this special place. (Monet painted a series of canvases depicting les falaises à Étretat, the dramatic coastal cliffs.) Located...

Le Clos Saint-Martin on the Île de Ré

When you wake up at the Clos Saint-Martin Hotel & Spa, you’ll want to fling open your windows and admire the white island light—so distinctive of the Île de Ré—reflecting off the pool and...

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...

Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance

Young French designer Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance is flying high. In 2012, he imagined such lofty perches as Megu, the new Japanese restaurant in the Alpina Gstaad hotel, and the Ciel de Paris bar, the pinnacle...

Where to Eat and Stay in Brittany

The region is full of great places to dine and rest your head from self-catering to the height of luxury Related articles: A Guiding Light to Brittany What to See and Do in Brittany 12 Cultural Highlights...
Hotel Duo in the Marais

Hotel Duo in the Marais: A Very Unique Private Boutique

First things first. The location of the Hotel Duo is unbeatable. It’s diagonally across from the BHV shopping emporium next to City Hall, two blocks from the Pompidou, Notre Dame, and a short walk to the Musée Picasso amid...