Valley of Queens: Follow in the Footsteps of the Loire Valley’s Female Icons

More women held power during the brief span of the Renaissance than at any other time. And on the 500th anniversary of the birth of Catherine de' Medici, the Loire Valley is inviting visitors...

Chalets in the French Alps: Luxury Comfort in Les Gets

Discover the Exceptional Quality of Chalets 1066 We are a family-run company based at the resort, with over 11 years of experience and a network of staff who are passionate in putting customer service and...

Where to Stay and Eat in the Rhône Valley

Our choice of the best hotels and restaurants in the area Related articles: Road Trip through the Rhône Valley 12 Villages to Visit in the Rhône Valley What to See and Do in the Rhône Valley HOTELS Domaine Le...

Château de Fonscolombe: A Relais & Châteaux Hotel in Provence

Until now the previously-family owned Château de Fonscolombe was a strictly private residence. However, after an extensive 18-month restoration was completed in 2018, the Relais & Châteaux property has opened its doors to welcome...

Where to Stay and Eat in Alpes-Maritimes

A selection of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and cafés in the département Related articles: Beyond the Riviera in the Alpes-Maritimes What to See and Do in Alpes-Maritimes Museums and More in the Alpes-Maritimes NICE Hôtel Negresco The Hôtel Negresco,...

Summer by the Sea: Hôtel Barrière Le Grand Hôtel Dinard Shows off Renovation

After closing last November for a complete and lavish refurbishment, Hôtel Barrière Le Grand Hôtel Dinard has reopened its doors to welcome guests with a new look for summer in Brittany. The first ever hotel...

Where to Stay and Eat in Lorraine

The best hotels and restaurants for miles around Related articles: En Passant Par La Lorraine The Best Museums in Lorraine What to See and Do in Lorraine HOTEL-RESTAURANTS Château d’Hattonchâtel This authentic 11th-century French castle in Vigneulles-lès-Hattonchâtel promotes itself as...

Chateau de Courtomer: the Perfect Base for Exploring Normandy

After a recent stay at the Chateau de Courtomer in Normandy, we have the scoop on why renting your very own French castle makes a perfect family holiday. The chateau Owned by American Elisabeth Bonner and...
Chaumont-sur-Loire

Inspired by Nature: Château, Gardens and Art of Chaumont-sur-Loire

Ditched royal seat turned world-class art centre and host of the International Garden Festival, the Château de Chaumont-sur-Loire is the Loire Valley's comeback kid. The retreat of choice of Catherine de' Medici, it was...

Auberge la Fenière in Provence: the world’s only gluten-free, Michelin-starred restaurant

It’s an oasis of serenity in the heart of Provence. The Auberge la Fenière lies at the foot of a forest-covered hillside, just beyond the charming village of Lourmarin. It’s a hotel and restaurant...