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...

Sightseeing in France: What to See and Do in Lorraine

The top cultural centres, events and festivals throughout the province Related articles: En Passant Par La Lorraine The Best Museums in Lorraine OUT AND ABOUT The Pierre-Percée leisure parks near Saint-Dié-des-Vosges offer outdoor activities on land, water and...

La Colo, Summer Camp: Learn French Language

Françoise Giordano of FastTrackFrench.com picks up her niece Naya and her little friend Marie from holiday camp and discovers the naughty pair have been up to no good FRANÇOISE: Alors les filles c’était comment cette...

The Top 5 Theme Parks in France

Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline filled theme park where you can have fun with all your favourite characters, a water park with log flumes and breathtaking slides, or a more educational park where...

The Fabulous Museum of Romanity in Nîmes

For lovers of Roman history, the city of Nîmes in southern France is a must-see. Once a major metropolis in Roman Gaul, Nîmes today boasts a plethora of important sites: the beautiful Maison Carré...

What to See and Do in Brittany

From historic châteaux to magical theme parks to sporting activities, Brittany has something for everyone Related article: Great Destinations in France: A Guiding Light to Brittany CULTURAL Le Rocher Portail Known as the French Downton Abbey, Le Rocher...

10 Reasons to Spend the Summer in the Jura Mountains

Here is a brief overview of the main reasons why you should book your summer holiday in the Jura Mountains. You won’t regret it! 1. DID YOUR CARIBBEAN HOLIDAY FALL THROUGH? Don’t worry – water in...

Six surprising reasons to visit the Loire Valley

The Loire Valley is a big draw for visitors with most coming in search of the magnificent A-List châteaux. Given their sumptuous settings, flamboyant designs, stunning gardens and colourful history, it’s no surprise. But there...

Into the Wild: A Hiking Adventure in the Pyrénées

A hiking adventure through the spectacular Pyrenean landscape sends Marion Sauvebois river deep and mountain high The trail had gone cold. After hours of bog-hopping through Cerdagne’s rain-lashed wilderness in hot pursuit of the GR hiking...