Plan a Golf Holiday in France: Drive Our Golf France Road Trip Route

This blog post was created in partnership with Atout France, the official tourism board of France. Learn more about their services below. For golfers, there’s perhaps no better way to experience a new locale than...

French Holiday Ideas: The Heritage of Mougins

From ancient history to contemporary culture this picturesque village just 15 minutes from Cannes offers a surprisingly rich cultural banquet MUSEUMS First stop should be the remarkable Musée d’Art Classique et Moderne. Arriving at a medieval townhouse in the old...

A Guide to the Villages of the Luberon

When we think of Provence, chances are we are thinking of the Luberon. This historic region between Aix-en-Provence and Avignon is perhaps the most beautiful in France, with rolling hills streaked with lavender and medieval...

Gardens, Grapes and Gastronomy: A Trip to Bourges and the Berry

Whatever age you live in and whatever your line of work, it rarely pays to upstage the boss. Ask anyone in Bourges, third largest town in the Centre region and a great base for exploring the south-east corner of the ancient...

12 Great Places to Visit in the French Pays Basque

The Basque people have been living in this part of Europe for thousands of years, giving them plenty of time to evolve their very individual culture. In the French Pays Basque this is evident through...

Pétanque: It’s Not a Game, It’s a Religion

“That was un carreau, when I hit your boule on the head.” I watched, a little crestfallen, as my steel boule skittered across the park and into the undergrowth, ruthlessly knocked out of position by...
Épicerie Fine Rive Gauche

Parisian Walkways: Rue Cler, the Famous Market Street

Travel-writing guru Rick Steves called Rue Cler “my favourite street in Paris,” enthusing, “Rue Cler, lined with shops that spill out into the street, feels like village Paris – in the skinny shadow of the Eiffel Tower.” The Seattle...

Win a Pair of Tickets to the Le Mans 24 Hours

Do you have the need for speed? We’re offering two pairs of thrill seekers the chance to get their action fix and win passes to one of the most anticipated motor-sporting events of the...
The River Nive weaves its way through Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in Pays Basque

Great Travel Destinations: French Basque Country

Europe’s best surfing, the chic coastal town of Biarritz, the proud Basque culture and language, the rolling foothills of the Pyrenees, even a ski resort… the French Pays Basque is one of France’s most varied and distinct...
Abbaye Saint-Georges de Boscherville

Travel in Normandy: Treasures of the Seine Valley

When you think of Normandy, do you think of the D-Day landing beaches and Mont Saint Michel? Or perhaps Rouen’s gothic cathedral, the Bayeux tapestry, Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny and the picturesque port...