Introducing France Today Travels: Experience France As We Know It

Bonne année et bonnes nouvelles! France Today is ushering in the New Year with a series of luxury tours around France’s most beautiful destinations – and we’re inviting you to join us! Brand new for...

Saint Joachim: La Mare aux Oiseaux

The auberge occupies a snug, whitewashed 18th-century cottage with a steep reed-thatched roof in the center of the village of Saint Joachim.

Provence Picnic by the Michelin-Starred Chef of Alain Ducasse’s Hostellerie de L’Abbaye de la...

What's better than a picnic in Provence? Readers, take note: Chef Nicolas Pierantoni is preparing gourmet picnic hampers for guests this summer at the Michelin-starred Hostellerie de L’Abbaye de la Celle in Provence. One of Alain Ducasses's...

Want to Buy a French Chateau? Read this First

Owning a castle remains a popular dream for overseas buyers, and there are plenty of bargains now.

Where to Stay in Provence: Hostellerie Bérard & Spa, near Bandol

This is one of those places that just oozes charm. The setting is hard to beat – in the hilltop village of La Cadière d’Azur, overlooking the vineyards of Bandol, the family Bérard have...

Château Juvenal: A Charming B&B in Provence

Château Juvenal is like a comfortable and stylish home away from home nestled in the gentle rolling countryside of Provence. The rural setting on a large plot of land offers peace and quiet in...

Discover the Château d’Oiron: Off the Beaten Path in France

Imagine a Renaissance castle, surrounded by fields carpeted with purple cyclamen, completely empty and yours for exploring. This is what you’ll find at the Château d’Oiron, 16th century castle straight out of a French fairytale....

Little Black Book: My France Favourites by Martha Sessums

France Today ambassador Martha Sessums shares her favourite addresses in France A PLACE TO STAY There’s a hotel in downtown Beaune that makes you feel like you’re living there. Winery owners remodelled this ex-home/stable into a hotel with elegant rooms, breakfast and...

Château du Maréchal de Saxe: Where to Stay Near the Paris Orly Airport

We wanted one last memorable stay to end our French vacation. What I found near Orly airport were numerous chain hotels but nothing special. Searching farther out I came across Château du Maréchal de...

Eden Lodge: Eco-luxury in the Heart of Paris

Eden Lodge is a cutting edge eco-friendly hotel located in the heart of Paris on the up-and-coming Rue de Charonne. The hotel is dedicated to providing uncompromising luxury whilst leading the field in sustainable development...