Paris Renaissance: Hôtel Jules

In a colorful corner of the 9th arrondissement, not far from the Opéra Garnier and the major department stores, Hôtel Jules is a breath of fresh air on the Paris hotel scene. A stunning...

Reims: Les Crayères

There's an excellent new reason to pop the cork on a bottle of Champagne in Reims—the legendary hotel Les Crayères, with its restaurant Le Parc and brasserie Le Jardin, has a terrific new chef....

Troyes: Hôtel Le Champ des Oiseaux

Troyes, an hour and a half southeast of Paris in the southern Champagne region, looks like an illustration from The Three Musketeers, its narrow cobbled streets lined with half-timbered houses in ochre, pink and...

Saint-Paul-de-Vence: Orion, Treehouse B&B

The notion of a tree-house hotel may sound like a Disney fantasy, but nothing could be further from the truth.

Hôtel des Académies et des Arts

The Hôtel des Académies et des Arts in Montparnasse draws its inspiration from art, recalling the heritage of this neighborhood once frequented by Picasso, Fujita and Modigliani. The hotel's name reflects its location across the...

Spa Life: Elegant Domain

Les Prés d'Eugénie, Michel and Christine Guérard's four-hotel, three-restaurant, two-spa domain set in a beautifully landscaped 40-acre park in Eugénie-les-Bains, is unique and totally enchanting. Eugénie-les-Bains, in the Landes countryside north of Pau, has been...

Up a Tree

B&Bs in the trees: the true height of luxury is a chance to sleep in a tree, close to the stars.

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin: Monte Carlo Beach

Set in lush exotic gardens, the hotel Monte Carlo Beach has been a glittery seaside landmark since the 1920s.

Crème de Cassis

Surrounded by dazzling white limestone cliffs, crystalline coves called calanques and vineyard hills descending directly into the sea, Cassis remains a miraculously friendly, unspoiled spot. The miniature port is a curve of pink, yellow and...