Winter Breaks Near Val d’Isère

Discover the Best Kept Secret in the French Alps The Tarentaise valley is famous for its snow sure winter resorts. It’s home to some of the skiing world’s biggest names – Val d’Isère, Tignes, Les...

Unique Retreat: Over the Moon at La Plagne Ski Resort

Looking for a fairy-tale escape with your better half? You'd be hard-pressed to find a more romantic cubbyhole than Over the Moon – which, ironically, rests under a blanket of stars. Poised on the...

Serre Chevalier: A Gem in the Alps

Serre Chevalier is a popular Alpine ski resort, where pure air and clean snow accompany a smorgasbord of activities for the whole family to enjoy. A true gem among French Alpine destinations, the expansive and...

Things to See and Do in Alsace

We highlight some of the more popular activities, attractions and places to visit Related articles: Great Wine Destinations: Alsace, Triumph over Adversity 12 Iconic Wine Estates to Visit in Alsace CHRISTMAS MARKETS The enchanting Alsatian tradition of the...

Great Outdoor Activities in Auvergne

Our choice of a dozen outdoor pursuits to get you active (but not too active) in Auvergne Related article: Great Travel Destinations: Auvergne, France’s Wild Child MÉANDRE DE QUEUILLE This natural wonder, a huge oxbow lake in...

Great Travel Destinations: Auvergne, France’s Wild Child

Auvergne is untamed and rugged – a region of forests, mountains, remote farmland and dormant volcanoes, but it also has urban sophistication and culture. Dominic Bliss provides a fascinating perspective on this unique place Sooner...

8 Reasons to Holiday in Les Gets This Summer

On hearing the name Les Gets chances are you’ll picture snow-capped peaks, steaming mugs of chocolat chaud and rolling pistes as far as the eye can see. But did you know that Les Gets...

Reviewed: Hotel La Marmotte in Les Gets

More than simply a ski resort, Les Gets lives and breathes the alpine lifestyle all year round. Nestled between Lake Geneva and Mont-Blanc, this culturally rich Savoyard village sets a spectacular scene for a...

12 Most Attractive Villages in the Rhône-Alpes

Discover the region's Plus Beaux Villages and most picturesque small towns Related articles: Beyond the Mountains in the Rhône-Alpes Things to See and Do in the Rhône-Alpes PÉROUGES This hilltop village was a centre of linen-weaving for much...

Olympics Fever: Get Your Hands on a Vintage French-Inspired Poster

The winter Olympics are kicking off in Seoul today and so we'll take a minute to raise a glass to France's Baron Pierre de Coubertin (1863-1937), who is considered the father of the modern Olympic...