5 Reasons to Visit Château Du Clos Lucé

In the heart of the Loire Valley in Amboise lies the Château du Clos Lucé, the last residence (from 1516 – 1519) of Leonardo da Vinci. Step inside and meet one of the greatest...

Things to See and Do in Midi-Pyrénées

There is plenty to entertain you here, above and below ground, and even in the sky Related articles: Great Destinations: Midi-Pyrénées, Lighting the Way Top 12 Most Iconic Sites in the Midi-Pyrénées BOATING TRIPS Ride in a flat-bottomed...

The Fête du Citron: The 2019 Lemon Festival in Menton

When life gives you lemons... ...why, stack them up into a jumbo replica of the Taj Mahal, of course. That's Menton's MO anyway. It's fair to say last year's Bollywood-themed Fête du Citron reached brave new...

Carnival in France: Our Favourite Fêtes from Nice to Annecy

Ready to party like it's 1269? From the Alps to Languedoc, France has plenty of carnivals to rival Venice's masked whoopee... NICE Nope, your eyes don't deceive you. The 2018 Nice Carnaval kicked off its high-octane...

Things to See and Do on the Northern Coast of France

Tour the region by land or sea and discover the many sporting and cultural activities on offer Related articles: Enjoying the High Life on the Northern Coast 12 Nature Experiences on France’s Northern Coast (and Beyond) Where...

Festival Focus: La Saint-Vincent Tournante de Bourgogne to be Held in Vézelay

Burgundy's favourite itinerant wine festival, La Saint-Vincent Tournante de Bourgogne, is fast approaching. An integral part of the history of Burgundy wine, the festival takes place every year on the Sunday closest to January...

Festival of Lights: Don’t Miss the Fête des Lumières in Lyon

The countdown to Lyon's Fête des Lumières has begun and it's set to be a right dazzler. A light show of truly epic proportions, the festival dates back to 1852, when flash floods and...

Saint Jazz Cap Ferrat 2018: A Charming Festival in a Postcard-Perfect Setting

In Cap-Ferrat on the Côte d’Azur, where houses are villas, owned by actors, artists and rock & roll stars, its sweet little town of Saint-Jean, with its one street lined with shops, galleries and...

Dispatch from the French Riviera: 70th Nice Jazz Festival 2018

The 70th edition of the Nice Jazz Festival was held from July 16 - 21, 2018 and drew over 40,000 fans to the sunny French Riviera for five nights of music on two stages....

Jazz-à-Juan Loves Marcus Miller and He Loves His Juan Fans Right Back

For his 14th appearance at Jazz-à-Juan, superstar, jazzman, Marcus Miller, once again did not disappoint. Playing to a full venue with the mayor of Juan in the front row seats, Miller played with intensity...