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...

10 Reasons to Visit The Loire

The accessibility The Loire is easily accessible from the UK and is just a few hours’ drive from the Western Channel ports. Brittany Ferries offer a range of daily sailings from Poole, Portsmouth and...

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...

Stay at the Château de la Treyne

Overlooking the Dordogne Valley, Château de la Treyne (14th-17th century) is a residence famous for refined taste and discreet luxury, for the traveller who yearns for tranquillity and is searching for nature and authenticity. Situated...

Wine Culture at Château de l’Hoste

Château de l’Hoste is ideally located between Toulouse and Bordeaux, 30 km from Agen on the route to Cahors. In the heart of the medieval Bastides and Villages, it is situated in the Quercy...

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...

8 Reasons to Holiday in Les Gets This Summer

On hearing the name Les Gets chances are you’ll picture snow-capped peaks, steaming mugs of chocolat chaud and rolling pistes as far as the eye can see. But did you know that Les Gets...

10 Reasons to Visit Normandy

Here are our top 10 reasons to visit the beautiful region of Normandy! The accessibility Normandy is easily accessible. Brittany Ferries offer a range of daily sailings from Poole and Portsmouth into Cherbourg, Caen and...

Walking Holidays in the Alps

Walking and wildlife in Les Gets/Morzine Morzine and Les Gets are the perfect places to visit on your walking holiday in the Alps. With more than 200km of walking and hiking trails to suit all...

Book Reviews: French Château Living, The Lude

Nestled on the banks of the Loir river (not to be confused with its namesake and neighbour, the Loire), the Château du Lude has not only withstood the brunt of 1,000 years of history...