12 Must-Do Experiences on the Channel Coast

Twelve outstanding experiences not to miss on the Channel Coast Related articles: Great Destinations, Time to Tune into the Channel What to See and Do on the Channel Coast Where to Stay and Eat on the Channel...

Alpine Adventures for Non-Skiers

Guy Hibbert heads off-piste to discover the summertime pleasures of the Annecy Mountains As long as there is snow, Alpine ski resorts seldom struggle to attract visitors for the sheer joy of the piste and...

What to See and Do in the Cévennes

Renowned for its natural splendours, the Cévennes is also host to beautiful villages, fascinating museums and more Related article: Into the Wild, Travels in the Cévennes GARD  Le Train à Vapeur (steam train) Discover the beautiful landscapes and...

The Paris Bicycle Boom

While Paris has not been known as a cycle-friendly city, all that is changing, with some 50km of bike lanes added in the past few months alone. Here, Caroline Harrap reports on the new...

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 2019,...
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,...
Aveyron Gorges

What To See and Do in Tarn-et-Garonne

With lots of natural scenic splendour, this is a great place to get out and about, by boat, by bike or on foot Related articles: Great Destinations, The Waterways of Tarn-et-Garonne 12 Essential Visits in Tarn-et-Garonne Wine...
Château de Noirmoutier

12 Things to Do at Île de Noirmoutier in the Vendée

Twelve Outstanding Experiences Not to Miss on the Île de Noirmoutier Related article: The Lure of La Vendée in Pays de la Loire Château de Noirmoutier Dominating the skyline of Noirmoutier-en-l’Île is the 20-metre-high keep of this...
Annecy

Annecy: The Best Place to Live in France

Following a two-year study... Annecy, in the Haute-Savoie, has been declared the best place to live in France following a two-year study by ‘L’association des villes et villages où il fait bon vivre’, which looked...
Vendée Holiday Le Vieux Café

Planning a Summer in France? Stay with Vendée Holiday Cottages

Imagine miles of clean sandy beaches, long hot sunny days & fun for all the family. This is what the Vendée department of Western France has to offer. With over 140km of beaches and...