Great Travel Destinations: Le Berry, The Green Heart of France

Part of the Centre region, the ancient province of Le Berry offers culture, architecture and countryside. Gillian Thornton made the two-hour journey from Paris Many visitors to France – not to mention its residents –...

Saint-Émilion Wine House

Burrowed in the luscious, leafy heart of the Gironde, Maison du Vin de Saint-Émilion welcomes more than 170,000 visitors every year to this beautiful corner of southwest France. Created by the finest local winemakers,...

Aveyron: Experience an indulgent way to relax, an assault on your senses

Aveyron has an earthiness, a simplicity and a quiet but wild ruggedness that’s hard to find elsewhere. The thick and craggy relief of forests of chestnut, pine, oak and vineyards cling to steep ravines....

Slow Tourism in the South of France: Explore the Drôme and Vaucluse

If you want a leisurely holiday with plenty of scope for exploring France’s culinary treasures, Stephen Davy-Osborne suggests heading for the Drôme and Vaucluse départements to sample their delights at a slower pace No walking...

The Quiet Side of the Côte d’Azur

Travellers seeking a laid-back beach experience tend to shy away from the Riviera. Yet, to the west of the glittering towns lining the Côte d’Azur lies a more tranquil counterpart that remains under the...

Château Canet: Vineyard and Wine-making Tours

At Château Canet, we believe that good wine is the result of a combination of good "terroir", the proper tools and a talented winemaker. Floris and Victoria Lemstra have been at Château Canet for...

Château Canet – Vineyard holidays for the whole family – Carcassonne

Château Canet is located in one of France’s most picturesque wine regions just minutes from the medieval city of Carcassonne. A traditional 19th century wine and olive oil domain with a collection of collection...

Château Canet: Dreaming of Getting Married in a Vineyard in France?

Weddings are very special occasions and we have no set formula here at Château Canet. We simply offer you the exclusive use of the property so you can celebrate your wedding in your own way...

Loire Valley Vineyards: Merrymaking Days at the Château du Petit Thouars

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry. It’s not the family motto of the Count and Countess du Petit Thouars, but it is the motto of their forthcoming full-day events, called “Merrymaking Days”, being held over the summer...

10 Reasons to Visit the Pays de la Loire Region of France

Nestling off the Atlantic coast and once a linchpin of the Duchy of Brittany, the Pays de la Loire is a smorgasbord of vineyards, swanky seaside resorts, historic nooks and offbeat attractions LA BAULE Once the...