Christmas in France: A Photo Tour from the Loire Valley to Alsace

It's the most wonderful time of year in France. From the historic Christmas markets in Alsace to the glorious chateaux of the Loire Valley, the country is showing off marvellous holiday decor. For those...

Things to See and Do in Les Deux Charentes

Head to the coast for seaside fun, boat rides and island life, or go inland for fast cars, gentle cycle rides and history... Related article: Double the Fun in the Two Charentes MUSEUMS AND HISTORY With Romanesque...

A Very Northern Christmas: Explore the Prettiest and Quirkiest Marchés de Noël

AWESOME ARRAS Big, bright and beautiful, Arras hosts one of the most popular Christmas markets in France. The cobbled Grand’Place, with its backdrop of fabulous Flemish baroque façades, is covered with a festive red...

Then and Now: Cycling the Tour de France Route in 1957

Australian writer, Catherine Berry, talks to British cyclist, Peter Newman, about his personal 1957 Tour de France. CB: In 1955, you were 22, living in the UK and hooked on cycling. You took part in...

The Bridge 2017: The Historic Transatlantic Race Celebrates Franco-American Friendship

It was a race like no other: the Queen Mary 2 against a fleet of giant trimarans, the course retracing the route American forces took in 1917. Precisely 100 years to the day of...

Our Guide to Top Christmas Markets in France 2017

Sparkling lights, dazzling decorations, traditional delicacies (bredele biscuits, anyone?), the scent of roasting chestnuts and hot mulled wine wafting through the air... There's a reason so many travellers flock to France for the yuletide season....

What the FIAC? The Contemporary Art World Meets in Paris

Each year in October the smart set and the who's who of the art world answer the unmissable call of the Foire International d'Art Contemporaine, known as FIAC, in Paris. What happens in FIAC...

Food Festivals in France: Journées de la Gastronomie in Èze, Côte d’Azur

Every autumn the medieval town of Èze, on the Côte d’Azur, is the place to be for foodies. And this year promises to be no exception. From October 13 to 15 the pretty coastal...

Floating Worlds at La Biennale de Lyon

Lyon’s identity has been in no small part shaped by its relationship with water. This year the connection will be duly celebrated at the Biennale de Lyon, under the creative eye of guest curator...

American Club of The Riviera: Glam Dinner Dance at Grand Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat

Mark your calendars! The American Club of the Riviera-- one of the most active associations on the Cote d’Azur promoting the historic Franco-American friendship-- will be hosting their famous black-tie dinner dance on September 22....