The Quiet Side of the Côte d’Azur

Travellers seeking a laid-back beach experience tend to shy away from the Riviera. Yet, to the west of the glittering towns lining the Côte d’Azur lies a more tranquil counterpart that remains under the...

Things to See and Do in Nord-Pas de Calais

Explore the region’s history, natural heritage and enjoy many outdoor activities Related article: Top of the World, Nord-Pas de Calais REMEMBRANCE Follow four self-drive Remembrance Trails to visit memorials to and cemeteries of the fallen from WWI. For...

The Heritage of Marseille: 5 Things We Love about the Southern City

Once a diamond in the rough, Marseille is fast becoming the go-to destination on the Mediterranean coast. With history aplenty, breathtaking coves and edgy architecture, it's little wonder... THE GOOD MOTHER Perched 154m above the city...

The Majesty of The Loire Valley

Over 600 miles long from source to sea, and draining half of the French land mass, the River Loire rises in the highlands of the Massif Central and finally reaches the Atlantic Ocean at...

Experience the Canal du Midi on the Luxury Barge, Alegria

Experience this UNESCO World Heritage Site via luxury, floating hotel.

10 Brilliant Things to do in Burgundy

Right in the very middle of France few places can claim to be more ‘Gallic’ than Burgundy. The locals would argue that nowhere can claim to be better for food and wine. In fact,...

Loire Valley Vineyards: Merrymaking Days at the Château du Petit Thouars

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry. It’s not the family motto of the Count and Countess du Petit Thouars, but it is the motto of their forthcoming full-day events, called “Merrymaking Days”, being held over the summer...

10 Reasons to Visit the Pays de la Loire Region of France

Nestling off the Atlantic coast and once a linchpin of the Duchy of Brittany, the Pays de la Loire is a smorgasbord of vineyards, swanky seaside resorts, historic nooks and offbeat attractions LA BAULE Once the...

The Other Riviera: Exploring Occitanie on the Mediterranean

Over three hundred days of sunshine a year, long stretches of Mediterranean coast and inland lagoons, fantastic water sports, walking and cycling, protected national parks and some of the best food and wine to...

Discover the treasures of Burgundy & Provence on a Deluxe River Cruise along the...

Romantic landscapes, quaint villages, grand cities and spectacular historical landmarks are yours to discover on this magical river cruise through France’s pastoral south. Roman influences rise from mighty landmarks in Arles, world-class restaurants fill...