Normandy Travel: 10 Reasons to Visit La Baie du Cotentin

La Baie du Cotentin, at the heart of the Cotentin Marshes Regional Natural Park in La Manche, is a land brimming with abundant nature and history, and most famously it was home to the...

Best Foot Forward: 4 Hiking Hints From Around l’Hexagon

France is blessed with some rather marvellous randonnée routes. Get your boots on and hit these notable walking spots... CASUAL IN CROZON South of Brest in Brittany, a defining feature of Finistère’s coastline is the craggy...

Dream Trips: Explore Dordogne with SLL Perigord Travel

There’s something about Perigord that keeps visitors coming back again and again. A historic province that roughly comprises the Dordogne department, Perigord casts an undeniable spell. Maybe it’s the medieval villages and hilltop castles,...

The Road Less Travelled: A Modern Pilgrimage in France

Jennifer Ladonne follows in the footsteps of Mary Magdalene, and the millions of pilgrims who followed Under the dappled Provençal sunshine filtering through a thick canopy of beech trees, my pilgrimage buddy and I make...

Popular French Baby Names: Yesterday and Today

When you think of classic French monikers, names like Brigitte and Jacques come to mind. But are they still popular? What are today’s parents naming their children? Let’s take a look. Most Popular Names In 2018,...

Adding French Joie de Vivre to Your Holidays

I think we are all ready to bid adieu to 2020! With no France trip this year, I have been perfectly content to bury my head in the sand and ride out the storm....
Château de Pau

5 Must-See Sites in Pau

Active sorts, sports fans, history buffs and galloping gourmets alike will find Pau has plenty to offer. Here’s our pick of what not to miss... Château de Pau This huge château has been a royal seat,...

French Alps: Ski and Mountain Resort News

Dreaming of a post-lockdown ski safari in the Swiss and French Alps? Here’s where to find us this winter season. (Fingers crossed) Need to Know: Ski resorts are establishing details of how things will work:...

Foraging in the French Alps

“To be honest,” says our guide Simone. “I’ve never seen a mushroom like that before.” Poking out of the forest floor is a pale, heart-shaped fungi oozing what looks like blood. It’s not blood,...

Why Ski Touring Is Becoming so Popular: Choose Chamonix Mont-Blanc

According to the Ski Club of Great Britain, ski touring is the biggest niche market worldwide in skiing at present! “Ski de Randonnée” as the French call it, is simply hiking uphill on skis and...