10 Reasons to Visit Boulonnais

With beaches stretching as far as the eye can see and oodles of historic landmarks, the jewel of the Opal Coast makes a picturesque getaway HOLY CRYPT Rising imperiously over Boulogne-sur-Mer, the Basilique Notre-Dame was built...

Drôme and Ardèche: A Golfer’s Paradise in the South of France

Situated between the historic regions of Provence and Lyonnaise, the twin departements of Drôme and Ardèche are nothing short of golfing heaven. Here the ancient landscape is shaped by the winding Ardèche river, cutting deep gorges...

Things to See and Do in the French Pays Basque

Indulge yourself from the beaches to the mountainous interior, via the great cities of Bayonne and Biarritz Markets There are great Halles marketplaces in the town centres of both Saint-Jean-de-Luz and Bayonne. Open until lunchtime every day of...

Golfing in Brittany: 30% Off Courses and Hotels with Golfy Card

Recognized as one of the six Celtic Nations, Brittany has long been a popular destination in France with its wild coastal landscapes, unspoiled environment and abundant nature. On top of this is the rich culture...

Huge Savings on Golf Courses and Hotels in France: 30% Off with Golfy Card

The Golfy E-Card is the must have accessory for all Golf lovers wanting to sample the greens of France. With savings of up to 30% on green fees and 20% off hotel accommodation for...

Étretat: A Hotel Among the Cliffs

This enchanting hotel in Étretat with breathtaking sea views offers an escape to a place of exceptional natural beauty Overlooking the sea and the village of Étretat, Hotel-Restaurant Dormy House opened in 1955.  Since then, it...
Claude Monet, Les Falaises à Étretat

Étretat and the Normandy Coastline: Endless Inspiration for Artists

The natural beauty of Étretat has long attracted artists such as Claude Monet and Gustave Courbet, whose paintings entice even more visitors to this special place. (Monet painted a series of canvases depicting les falaises à Étretat, the dramatic coastal cliffs.) Located...

7 great places to play golf in France

With the golf season is now in full swing, we select some of France’s most beautiful and welcoming courses. 1. Les Bordes This beauty deep in the Loiret department tops many golf course ‘best of’ lists...

Golfing in France – a glossary of terms

As anyone familiar with golf will already know, there is a whole world of vocabulary associated with it. Fortunately, some of it will still sound familiar in French. From the various clubs de golf to...

Summertime, and the living in France is easy!

1. Faire la fête The south of France is blessed with a glorious summer climate and the locals make the most of it, at festivals which are spread throughout the season. Arts and theatre aficionados are...