The Reine Pédauque : The Oldest Working Barge in Burgundy

Welcome aboard This is a breath-taking region and a wonderful place to stay. Enjoy the beauty, the local roots of life and the daily way of living. We are cruising the most scenic French canals and...

3 Reasons to go Boating in the Nivernais

The Canal du Nivernais, a magnificent waterway originally built to supply Paris with firewood, sculpted through the unique landscape of the Nivernais countryside. Here, time has stood still and the beauty of this region has been...

The Wild Camargue: 5 Reasons to Visit

Have you seen the Camargue episode of Wild France with Ray Mears and want to experience the wild side of the Camargue region? We invite you to see France’s cowboys, the 'guardians', and find...

Vinocap: The Friendly Open-Air Wine Fair of Languedoc

In May, during the Ascension weekend, 100 wine growers display their wines in the largest open air wine fair in the whole of southern France. Under their tents, they settle for 3 days, Thursday until...

Cap d’Agde Méditerranée: Nature and Golf All Seasons

Either in spring, summer, autumn or winter Cap d’Agde Méditerranée is a great holiday destination. Unspoilt nature Famous for its seaside resorts Cap d’Agde, Vias and Portiragnes, this destination has a lot more to offer. Did...

Unmissable Events, Exhibitions and Must-Visit Monuments this Summer

Stumped for things to do cet été? Here is our round-up of unmissable events, exhibitions and must-visit monuments to keep you (and the brood) busy all summer long. SKEDANOZ The ethereal light and sound show is set...

Things to See and Do in Calvados

Explore the département’s history, heritage, museums, festivals and outdoor activities Related articles: Calvados in Normandy: Tales from the Parisian Riviera Not-to-Miss Remembrance Sites in Calvados, Normandy HERITAGE AND CULTURE As the birthplace of William the Conqueror, Calvados is...

New Things to See and Do in Paris

However often you visit, there is always something new going on in the City of Light Related articles: The Best of the New in Paris 12 Fashionable Cocktail Bars in Paris SHOPPING Centre Commercial, Rue Madame Riding on the...

Parisian Walkways: Rue Saint-Paul in the Marais District

While the Marais continues to develop and its ever-rising rents become increasingly unaffordable, Jeffrey T Iverson slips onto a street where independents still thrive Ever since the 9th century, when the Abbaye de Sainte-Opportune first...

10 Reasons to Visit Alençon, Gateway to Normandy

Famed for its UNESCO-listed lace pattern, the capital of the Orne département has more than one string to its bow. A cradle of history and green oasis, this rural idyll makes a choice retreat LAND...