So Spaah!

Edelweiss and grapes play a starring role in original spa treatments.

Cool Spas on the Côte d’Azur

It may be gilding the lily to create splendid spas on the deep blue Mediterranean coast, but the sybaritic south offers a wealth of wonderful places where you can relax, renew and restore your...

Spa Life: Elegant Domain

Les Prés d'Eugénie, Michel and Christine Guérard's four-hotel, three-restaurant, two-spa domain set in a beautifully landscaped 40-acre park in Eugénie-les-Bains, is unique and totally enchanting. Eugénie-les-Bains, in the Landes countryside north of Pau, has been...

Healing Vichy

Formerly associated with WWII more than with well-being, Vichy is enjoying booming tourism and a bright future.

Through the Grapevine: Vinothérapie

Where else but in France would beauty and health be discovered in the fruit of the vine?

Flex in the City

The most stylish yoga class the author's ever attended.

Things to See and Do in Franche-Comté

Explore the region’s military history and foodie trails or enjoy the great outdoors on skis, horseback, in a boat or on foot... Related article: Franche-Comté: The Land of Plenty HISTORIC ROUTES Belfort from Fort to Fort. Drive...

Great Outdoor Activities in Auvergne

Our choice of a dozen outdoor pursuits to get you active (but not too active) in Auvergne Related article: Great Travel Destinations: Auvergne, France’s Wild Child MÉANDRE DE QUEUILLE This natural wonder, a huge oxbow lake in...
Happy hamlet yoga

Take a Wellness Retreat in the French Countryside at the Happy Hamlet

Be good to yourself – Take a wellness retreat in the French countryside "The most gorgeous, warm-hearted, charming, delightful, inspiring and mesmerizing location and retreat you could imagine. Thanks, Suska and Nico. You're amazing! I'm...

Go on a Mindful Escape with LUXYOGA

For anyone seeking a mindful escape in a luxurious Provençal setting, award-winning LUXYOGA in Tourrettes-sur-Loup ticks all the right boxes: world-renowned Yoga, meditation, and fitness teachers, superb accommodation, fine food and drink and lots...