What to See and Do in Old Poitou-Charentes

From Cognac and countryside to an unmissable theme park, the region has something for everyone Related articles: Legends and Traditions of Old Poitou-Charentes 12 Cultural Highlights in Old Poitou-Charentes Where to Stay and Eat in Old Poitou-Charentes COGNAC Tasting...

Autumn breaks in France

Autumn is a lovely time to visit France when the beaches and attractions are less crowded with good weather often lasting long in to October. There’s plenty of delicious food and wine to sample...

Cruise the South of France with Le Boat

Southern France offers canal cruises with the best of everything. Beaches, History, UENSCO Sites, World Class Cuisine & much more. If you enjoy exploring beautiful beaches, quaint villages, and world-class cuisine, a trip to the...

Chalets in the French Alps: Luxury Comfort in Les Gets

Discover the Exceptional Quality of Chalets 1066 We are a family-run company based at the resort, with over 11 years of experience and a network of staff who are passionate in putting customer service and...

Book Reviews: Along Came Coco, A Story about Coco Chanel

A spirited waif with dreams of flounces and fame rising through haute couture's echelons, one daring crop pantalon at a time, Coco Chanel's rags-to-riches journey is the stuff of bedtime stories. Add to this...

What to See and Do in the Rhône Valley

Wine is the main attraction here, but there is much more to enjoy besides Related articles: Road Trip through the Rhône Valley 12 Villages to Visit in the Rhône Valley OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES The ViaRhôna is a 500-mile dedicated...

Summer in France: How to Spend 48 Hours in Le Touquet

Situated by the sea just a two-hour train ride from Paris, Le Touquet makes a popular weekend destination for Parisians looking to escape the city, especially in summer. Here we round up recommendations for...

Top 5 Locations in Limousin

Limousin is often overlooked as a destination in France, with many people simply driving through on their way to better known holiday spots. However if you do visit, you‘ll find miles of unspoilt natural...

What to See and Do in Alpes-Maritimes

The brightest and best festivals, events and tours of the region Related article: Beyond the Riviera in the Alpes-Maritimes FESTIVALS La Fête du Mimosa From late January till early March, the 130km route between Bormes-les-Mimosas and Grasse is...

Chateau de Courtomer: the Perfect Base for Exploring Normandy

After a recent stay at the Chateau de Courtomer in Normandy, we have the scoop on why renting your very own French castle makes a perfect family holiday. The chateau Owned by American Elisabeth Bonner and...