Road cycling near Les Gets

Fun in the French Alps: Top Summer Events in Les Gets

Surrounded by the majestic peaks of the French Alps, Les Gets offers an abundance of recreational activities—all year-round. Les Gets was ranked "Best Ski resort for families"by The Telegraph, which noted the "pleasing mixture...

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...

VAN-IT: Explore France with Your Own Camper-Van

Every year, vacationing in camper-vans is becoming more and more popular, thanks to the freedom that this form of transport and accommodation offers. Being not much bigger than a people carrier, and less than...

Where to Stay in Villefranche-sur-Mer

Looking for a quiet getaway in a quaint village on the Côte d'Azur? Nestled next to the vibrant city of Nice and not far from other scenic villages and sites to explore, Villefranche-sur-Mer has...

Where to Stay and Eat in Champagne and the Ardennes

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about. Related articles: Great French Destinations: Champagne and the Ardennes Things to See and Do in Champagne and the...

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...

Where to Stay and Eat in the French Basque Country

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals knew about (until now) TOP HOTEL-RESTAURANTS Domaine du Pignada: Located in Anglet, five minutes from Bayonne and Biarritz, this 110-room domaine is ideal for...

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...

“Wwoofing” Kismet in the Cevennes Mountains of Southern France 

When my partner and I cast our proverbial net across the French farms listed on www.wwoof.net, fate intervened by matching us with just the right one: Le Lauzas, located in the Cevennes mountains of...