A Party in Le Havre: A Summer of Celebrations

The excitement mounted as I joined the revellers on May 27, the date the party got underway. Hundreds of people dressed in over-the-top costumes inspired by themes linked to the city waited in anticipation in front of the Hôtel...
Doornik

Bon Vivant by Bike and Boat: A Cycling Holiday from Bruges to Paris

During this 15 day bike & barge trip through Flanders (Belgium) and northern France, from Bruges to Paris, you will cycle through attractive areas, not yet discovered by mass tourism. This tour is characterized...
The River Nive weaves its way through Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in Pays Basque

Great Travel Destinations: French Basque Country

Europe’s best surfing, the chic coastal town of Biarritz, the proud Basque culture and language, the rolling foothills of the Pyrenees, even a ski resort… the French Pays Basque is one of France’s most varied and distinct...

Travel in France: 10 Reasons to Visit Brittany

With miles of unspoilt coastline, picturesque cities and the world’s largest megalithic rock site, Brittany is one of the most versatile provinces of France. And the food’s not bad either… CULTURE A GOGO Rennes boasts a glorious mix...
on the canal du Midi in Capestang

South of France: Experience the Canal du Midi, Classified by UNESCO

In the South of France, at the heart of a triangle linking the Mediterranean, the Pyrénées and the city of Carcassonne, discover a destination combining relaxation and nature through a landscape of vineyard bordering...

Water Activities in the Pays de la Loire

 Sailing and Yachting Novice and experienced sailors alike will find ideal conditions in the Pays de la Loire for sailing adventures. The sailing instruction is of the highest quality, and from La Baule to Les...

Canoeing Holidays in the Ardèche

The southern Ardèche region in France, on the border of Rhône-Alps and Languedoc, is a haven for people seeking canoeing holidays or a more active break. Locals call the Ardèche ‘France’s little secret’ and the...
Pointe aux Canons Lighthouse, Saint-Pierre

Saint Pierre and Miquelon: France Far-off, France Forever

Fog-ridden. Weather-beaten. A treeless outcrop crusted with the spit of the sea. This seems to be the standard first impression of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, a tiny cluster of French islands tucked beneath the vastness...
La Roque-Gageac

Favourite Travel Destinations: La Roque-Gageac in the Dordogne

La Roque-Gageac is my favourite village of all les plus beaux villages in France. After discovering it over 20 years ago, I've returned numerous times to savour its beauty and watch its transformation. Located...

Rent a Houseboat and Discover France over the Water

Pilot your own boat, without a license, and see the country in a unique way.