The Best of the New in Paris

Paris is a city in constant flux, says Jennifer Ladonne. There are new shops, restaurants and bars opening all the time, not to mention concert halls, museums and art galleries... Whether you’re a regular visitor...

Summer in France: On the Jazz Trail from Paris to the Côte d’Azur

There are so many reasons to visit France in July and August, not the least of which would be to attend one or more of the world-class jazz festivals in Paris and on the...

In Vino Veritas: Gérard Bertrand, Languedoc’s Wine Pioneer

Former rugby player Gérard Bertrand employs innovative techniques on his vineyards. Mary Winston Nicklin met the man making fine wine in the Languedoc Seven o’clock on a Friday evening in September and the crowds outside...

Highlights from the Cannes Film Festival 2018

Strong sensations. That’s what we all want from cinema—a surge of tears, a few belly laughs, and a kaleidoscope of haunting images that will stick in your brain forever. Speaking personally, expecting the unexpected...

Cradle of History: Must-Visit National Monuments in Western France

From the world’s largest megalithic site to fairy-tale châteaux and historic dungeons, Marion Sauvebois rounds up this summer’s must-visit National Monuments in western France LES ALIGNEMENTS DE CARNAC Is it a ruined prehistoric temple? An ancient...

Top 6 Music Festival in Burgundy 2018

There’s not only good wine in Burgundy, there’s also some fantastic music festivals. French Chanson, baroque, jazz, gypsy jazz: here’s a selection of the 6 best music festivals in Burgundy. Garçon la note! - July...

Things to See and Do in the Berry Province of France

Villages and countryside to explore, family attractions, art, architecture and festivals Related articles: Great Travel Destinations: Le Berry, The Green Heart of France The 12 Most Iconic Sites of The Berry Where to Stay and...

12 Reasons to Visit Aveyron

Dotted with rugged landscapes and more ‘Plus Beaux Villages’ than any other part of the Hexagon, Aveyron is one for the bucket list. Here are 12 reasons to explore France’s 12th département... UNMISSABLE SIGHTS Nestled in...

The Most Iconic Sites of Nord-Pas de Calais

First time in Nord-Pas de Calais? Build these essential stops into your itinerary to make the most of your trip. Related articles: Top of the World, Nord-Pas de Calais Things to See and Do in...

String Theory: The Puppet Festival in Charleville-Mézières

Every two years, the Ardennes city of Charleville-Mézières stages one of the biggest puppet festivals in the world. Dominic Bliss had to pull some strings to get there, but soon discovered a rich –...