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...

6 Original Ways to Discover the Vineyards of Burgundy

By Hot Air Balloon Set off at either dawn or the early evening, when the first and last rays of sunlight light up the magical grapes, revealing their iridescent colours. After inflation, your silent vessel...

Discover the Routes des Grand Crus of Burgundy

What is the Route des Grand Crus? This wine tourism route passes through 37 legendary villages and two cities, Dijon and Beaune, 60 km from the Côte de Nuits in the Côte de Beaune area....

Visit Aisne: A Green Gem Steeped in History

With a history spanning 1,000 years, culture galore and a fascinating Remembrance trail to boot, Aisne is worth a visit. Located just 1 hour from Paris and Lille, and only 4 hours from London,...

The Top 3 Road Trips in France: A Driver’s Heaven

Road tripping is a fantastic way to see France. Renting your own car on holiday opens up a lot of opportunities to visit out-of-the-way villages and sights, without the hassle of organizing public transport...

The 12 Most Iconic Sites of The Berry

The places you really should see while you are in this remarkable region of central France. Related article: Le Berry, The Green Heart of France BOURGES A UNESCO-listed cathedral, medieval city and tranquil marshland area make the...

Discover Cahors in Southwest France

Cahors is one of south-west France’s most unspoilt ancient towns. Formerly the capital of the old province of Quercy, the town perches dramatically on a rocky peninsula on a series of horse-shoe bends along...

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 –...

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...