La Villa Vicha: Luxury Chalets in Montpellier

LUXURY CHALETS ON BEAUTIFUL GROUNDS La Villa Vicha In the midst of five hectares of Provençal garrigue, ancient olive trees and vines, and between the beaches and forests of Montpellier and Nîmes, La Villa Vicha opens...

Places to Stay and Eat in Midi-Pyrénées

The region’s best restaurants and hotels, including some you won’t find in the brochures Related articles: Great Destinations: Midi-Pyrénées, Lighting the Way Top 12 Most Iconic Sites in the Midi-Pyrénées Things to See and Do in Midi-Pyrénées HOTELS Le...

Top 5 Self-Catering Getaways in France

If you’re looking for your perfect break in France, here are our top five self-catering getaways to treat yourself to a little escape. Les Cimes des Arbres is a stunning escape for two in the...

Where to Stay and Eat on the Northern Coast of France

The region’s best restaurants and hotels, including some you won’t find in the brochures Related articles: Enjoying the High Life on the Northern Coast 12 Nature Experiences on France’s Northern Coast (and Beyond) HOTEL-RESTAURANTS Hôtel Atlantic All 18 bedrooms...

Family friendly break in a French manor house

This charming manor house and park nestles on the edge of the quiet village of Cry-sur-Armancon, with its beautiful church, bridge and tree lined river which borders the park. It really is a paradise...

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...

Where to Stay and Eat in Calvados

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, from A-list accommodation to homely seaside eateries Related articles: Calvados in Normandy: Tales from the Parisian Riviera Not-to-Miss Remembrance Sites in Calvados, Normandy Things to See and Do in...

Break Outside the Box: Fantastical Self-Catering Retreats in France

There’s nothing like a home from home. With designers persistently upping the ante, why settle for vanilla digs when you could stay somewhere extraordinary? Rhiannon Rees looks at the properties that are taking self-catering...

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...

Back to School on the Riviera: Institut de Français in Villefranche-sur-Mer

Eighty students, 19 nationalities, and 8 hours a day of intensive French language instruction – these are only a few of the factors that have drawn diplomats, politicians, and Francophiles (like me) from around...