The 4 Best Picnic Spots in Burgundy

Packing a picnic is much more satisfying than stopping off for a quick sandwich from a shop, especially when are in Burgundy, a land of delicious ingredients. Dust off your old picnic hampers, fold...

6 Original Ways to Discover the Vineyards of Burgundy

By Hot Air Balloon Set off at either dawn or the early evening, when the first and last rays of sunlight light up the magical grapes, revealing their iridescent colours. After inflation, your silent vessel...

5 Emblematic Religious Buildings in Burgundy

Churches and Abbeys in Burgundy for Beginners Because Burgundy is a places of fantastic religious art it would be a shame to pass through without taking in some of these spectacular sights. No two churches...

Do it Yourself in Burgundy

Watching tutorials are fine, but nothing beats getting stuck in with your own two hands. Here are a few activities which will turn you into a proper Burgundian. Make your own wine barrel   Following an introduction...

Boat vs Bike in Burgundy

Christiane Trégouet- Creator of FRANCE À VÉLO, an agency organizing bike trips. Are you a bike fan? I started cycling very early and practiced it a lot. In Germany I studied for a diploma in tourism,...

Scents and Sensibility: Shopping for Bespoke Perfume in Paris

Two hundred years since Guerlain opened his first boutique in Paris, bespoke fragrances are making a monumental comeback. And you no longer have to be an empress to indulge, writes Jennifer Ladonne Almost two centuries...

A Grand Weekend in Le Morvan: Visit Burgundy

Looking for a long weekend away? How about the rolling green hills of the Morvan? This beautiful corner of nature is protected by it’s a Natural Park status, offering the perfect place for a...

A Weekend in Dijon: 48 Hours in Burgundy’s Capital

2 Days: It’s a very short time to discover all the treasures hidden away in Dijon. Therefore we have concocted the perfect programme so that you don’t miss the essentials. However we are sure...

NAUSICAA Unveils Europe’s Biggest Aquarium Tank

Boulogne-sur-Mer’s world famous aquarium NAUSICAA is set to unveil to the public a new exhibition this May 19th with a focus on the open sea. The enormous new tank, which has a capacity of...

Sightseeing in France: Things to See and Do in Auvergne

Explore the region’s history, natural heritage and enjoy many outdoor activities Related articles: Travel Destinations: Auvergne, France’s Wild Child Great Outdoor Activities in Auvergne Where to Stay and Eat in Auvergne FESTIVALS Between May and September, Le Puy-en-Velay...