Itineraires Artistiques-

What to See and Do in Gers in 2021

From bike tours to walking routes to sailing along the river, there are many ways to discover Gers. Related article: Step Back in Time in Gers GREAT OUTDOORS Float over Gers in a balloon with Montgolfières de...
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The Timeless Charms of Normandy: What’s New in 2021

With its long sandy beaches, lush interior and rich history, Normandy has always offered an idyllic French fix. But this year, Gillian Thornton finds plenty of new reasons to visit too. Cruise into Caen-Ouistreham with...
Lac de Montriond

Wild Camping in the French Alps

As we stand in the middle of a patch of woodland halfway up the mountain, I start to wonder if I’ve made a mistake. Tall, spindly pine trees surround us and our guide, Herve...
Jardin Exotique

Gardens of the Côte d’Azur

Guy Hibbert discovers a slice of paradise amidst the exotic and colourful gardens of the French Riviera. When you picture wealthy people enjoying the balmy climate of the Côte d’Azur the image that springs to...
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The Littoral Charms of Brittany

With its dramatic coastline and rural interior, Brittany has long been a favourite with holidaymakers. Gillian Thornton can’t wait to return. Few sporting events showcase a country in quite the same way as the Tour...
Chateau de Hautefort

What to See and Do in the Dordogne Valley

Beautiful villages, historic châteaux and stunning countryside... there’s something here for everyone. Related article: Hollywood sur Dordogne: What’s New for Visitors in 2021 CHÂTEAU HOPPING Dordogne Valley Châteaux en Fête: What better way to mark the Land of...

Rock on into the Wilds of the Mercantour Park

The Vallée des Merveilles, with its stark beauty, prehistoric rock carvings and welcoming hostelries, is the perfect spot to get away from it all. Lanie Goodman pulls on her hiking boots Think of it like...

12 Natural Wonders of the Cévennes

This extraordinary national park is bursting with peaks, gorges and caves Related articles: Into the Wild, Travels in the Cévennes What to See and Do in the Cévennes VALLÉE DE THINES The valley’s high passes and deep gorges...

Into the Wild: Travels in the Cévennes

Jennifer Ladonne winds her way through the craggy wilderness of the Cévennes national park, crossing paths with Robert Louis Stevenson Over 12 days in the autumn of 1878, Robert Louis Stevenson and his capricious donkey...

Best Foot Forward: 4 Hiking Hints From Around l’Hexagon

France is blessed with some rather marvellous randonnée routes. Get your boots on and hit these notable walking spots... CASUAL IN CROZON South of Brest in Brittany, a defining feature of Finistère’s coastline is the craggy...