Lyon’s Traboules

Private passageways and secret courtyards weave their hidden ways through the city's historic streets.

Join us on an Insider Tour of Provence: France Today Travels

Provence Dreams This summer, join France Today Travels on a new and exclusive week-long trip to Provence, led by our resident tour managers and local guides, at the peak of the lavender flowering season. Lush with...

My Life in Provence: A Tour of the Chocolaterie de Puyricard in Aix

A visit to the famous chocolaterie reflects the French ethos of "quality over quantity."

Limited Places Offer: 50% Off the Deposit on our Springtime Southern France Tour

At France Today Travels we have been delighted to see so much enthusiasm for our Springtime Southern France tour. With just a few places left on this luxury trip, we are offering an exclusive...
E-1027 villa

E-1027: Gray’s Modernist Dream on the Côte d’Azur

A few years ago, while swimming at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin beach, in a sedate corner of the Côte d’Azur close to the Italian border, I looked up and noticed a house perched above the sea. Even...
bouchets, mussels, in Brittany

Mussels from the Bay of Mont Saint-Michel

Folklore has it that in 1235, an Irishman (or Scotsman, depending on which version you believe) named Patrick Walton was shipwrecked in the Bay de l'Aiguillon in the Charente region of France. Accustomed to trapping seabirds...

The Somme: In Search of a Name

I was in Toulouse on the 23rd June 2016, learning a little French at Alliance Française. When I woke up on the morning of the 24th June I found I was no longer European,...
Menton Lemon Festival

Winter Travel in France: Things to See and Do on the Riviera

A selection of activities and events for visitors of all ages! Related articles: The French Riviera in Winter Riviera Sightseeing: 12 Must-See Historic Places on the Côte d’Azur Where to Stay and Eat on the French...
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12 Best Outdoor Activities in Champagne and the Ardennes

The region isn’t all about the sparkling wine and historic cities. With so much beautiful countryside, much of it surprisingly isolated, there are loads of sporty and outdoor activities on offer – great for burning...

Join Our Luxury Tours of Southern France: France Today Travels

Springtime Southern France If you’re seeking a French voyage with a surprisingly different flavor, our Springtime Southern France tour is for you. In May, we journey from medieval Carcassonne to French Catalonia, with its spicy...