10 Reasons to Visit the Vendée

The Puy du Fou Theme Park This amazing Theme Park, set in the north of the Vendée, was voted ‘World’s Best Park’ in 2012 by the Thea Classic Award in Los Angeles, and offers...

Top Things to See and Do in Normandy

We highlight some of the more popular activities, attractions and places to visit in the Normandy region. Related articles: Great Travel Destinations, Normandy for Everyone Top 12 Iconic Sites of Normandy Where to Stay and Eat in...

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...
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...
Abbaye Saint-Georges de Boscherville

Travel in Normandy: Treasures of the Seine Valley

When you think of Normandy, do you think of the D-Day landing beaches and Mont Saint Michel? Or perhaps Rouen’s gothic cathedral, the Bayeux tapestry, Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny and the picturesque port...

Chalet Blanc: Luxury Chalet in the Portes du Soleil Ski Domain

Just 90 minutes from Geneva airport by complimentary transfer, Chalet Blanc is ideally located to make the most of its beautiful surroundings and the vast Portes du Soleil ski domain. Far enough from Châtel...

Things to See and Do in Bordeaux: A Comprehensive Guide

Bordeaux is not just a wine-producing town – it is a thriving city in its own right. Related Articles: Great Destinations in France: Bordeaux Wine Country Where to Stay and Eat in Bordeaux Wine Country 12...
Eguisheim is famous for its Christmas market

Top Things to Do and See in Alsace

Presenting some popular activities, attractions and places to visit in Alsace, at all times of the year in the region. CHRISTMAS MARKETS Come December, every Alsatian village opens its Christmas market, an enchanting tradition begun in 1570 with Strasbourg’s Christkindelsmärik,...

5 French Hidden Gems for the Ideal Camping Holiday

When most Brits think of a camping holiday in France, their minds alight on regions such as Brittany, Charentes-Maritimes, Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence. The allure of beaches and dramatic coastlines may be strong, but France...

Great Destinations in France: A World of New Adventure in Alsace

It's a part of France that is unlike any other (not least because it hasn't always been a part of France.) Much of the culture is distinctly German, and the influence of the Swiss...