What to See and Do in Ardèche

From the thrills of canoeing to exploring caverns to visiting historic châteaux, there's something for everyone Related articles: Ardèche: A World of Picture-Perfect Wonders 12 Unmissable Spots in Ardèche SPORTING CHALLENGES Head to Vallon-Pont-d’Arc for a huge choice...

What to See and Do in Old Poitou-Charentes

From Cognac and countryside to an unmissable theme park, the region has something for everyone Related articles: Legends and Traditions of Old Poitou-Charentes 12 Cultural Highlights in Old Poitou-Charentes Where to Stay and Eat in Old Poitou-Charentes COGNAC Tasting...

Book Reviews: Along Came Coco, A Story about Coco Chanel

A spirited waif with dreams of flounces and fame rising through haute couture's echelons, one daring crop pantalon at a time, Coco Chanel's rags-to-riches journey is the stuff of bedtime stories. Add to this...

Chateau de Courtomer: the Perfect Base for Exploring Normandy

After a recent stay at the Chateau de Courtomer in Normandy, we have the scoop on why renting your very own French castle makes a perfect family holiday. The chateau Owned by American Elisabeth Bonner and...

La Colo, Summer Camp: Learn French Language

Françoise Giordano of FastTrackFrench.com picks up her niece Naya and her little friend Marie from holiday camp and discovers the naughty pair have been up to no good FRANÇOISE: Alors les filles c’était comment cette...

The Fabulous Museum of Romanity in Nîmes

For lovers of Roman history, the city of Nîmes in southern France is a must-see. Once a major metropolis in Roman Gaul, Nîmes today boasts a plethora of important sites: the beautiful Maison Carré...

What to See and Do in Brittany

From historic châteaux to magical theme parks to sporting activities, Brittany has something for everyone Related article: Great Destinations in France: A Guiding Light to Brittany CULTURAL Le Rocher Portail Known as the French Downton Abbey, Le Rocher...

Things to See and Do on the Northern Coast of France

Tour the region by land or sea and discover the many sporting and cultural activities on offer Related articles: Enjoying the High Life on the Northern Coast 12 Nature Experiences on France’s Northern Coast (and Beyond) Where...

12 Nature Experiences on France’s Northern Coast (and Beyond)

Many come for the remembrance tourism, but Northern France’s flora and fauna attractions are superb too Related article: Enjoying the High Life on the Northern Coast BAIE DE SOMME At low tide, and in the company of...

A Winter Wonderland in Le Touquet

Le Touquet – Paris by the sea. If it’s good enough for the Macrons… Just a 2 hr, 30-minute ride from Gare du Nord (pack a snack for the train from L'Etoile, Thierry Marx’s bistro)...