A Big French Secret: Boating Holidays in France

Culture and haute-couture, gastronomic delights and vineyards as far as the eye can see, plus a warm and sunny climate - all these make France the world’s number one holiday destination. But behind the...

Win a Golf Break in France with a Free Eurotunnel Return Ticket

Golfy Network and Eurotunnel are offering the chance to win a fabulous 2 night’s golf break with a Golfy e-card and a return Flexiplus ticket to cross the channel… Do you play golf? Do you...

Gardens, Grapes and Gastronomy: A Trip to Bourges and the Berry

Whatever age you live in and whatever your line of work, it rarely pays to upstage the boss. Ask anyone in Bourges, third largest town in the Centre region and a great base for exploring the south-east corner of the ancient...

Pétanque: It’s Not a Game, It’s a Religion

“That was un carreau, when I hit your boule on the head.” I watched, a little crestfallen, as my steel boule skittered across the park and into the undergrowth, ruthlessly knocked out of position by...
The River Nive weaves its way through Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in Pays Basque

Great Travel Destinations: French Basque Country

Europe’s best surfing, the chic coastal town of Biarritz, the proud Basque culture and language, the rolling foothills of the Pyrenees, even a ski resort… the French Pays Basque is one of France’s most varied and distinct...
Abbaye Saint-Georges de Boscherville

Travel in Normandy: Treasures of the Seine Valley

When you think of Normandy, do you think of the D-Day landing beaches and Mont Saint Michel? Or perhaps Rouen’s gothic cathedral, the Bayeux tapestry, Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny and the picturesque port...

Château Canet: Vineyard and Wine-making Tours

At Château Canet, we believe that good wine is the result of a combination of good "terroir", the proper tools and a talented winemaker. Floris and Victoria Lemstra have been at Château Canet for...

Château de Saint Mesmin: Step into the Middle Ages in the Deux-Sèvres

In the springtime, the fields of the Deux-Sèvres in western France are a dazzling patchwork of lush green and brilliant yellow colza. Follow a narrow country lane over a bridge—this little Sevreau stream actually...

Great Travel Destinations: Martinique, Island of Queens

By 1763, the French had lost the Seven Years’ War, and it was time for the British to make their territorial claims in the New World. They had two real options: they could claim Canada, where France still ruled vast...

Golfing in Brittany: 30% Off Courses and Hotels with Golfy Card

Recognized as one of the six Celtic Nations, Brittany has long been a popular destination in France with its wild coastal landscapes, unspoiled environment and abundant nature. On top of this is the rich culture...