I’m going training in the Jura Mountains!

My passions are downhill and cross-country skiing, so where should I train this winter? Discover the Monts Jura resort in order to take advantage of four ski areas with unique landscapes on Lake Geneva...

Off the Beaten Track in Champagne: Mussy-sur-Seine

Anyone who has followed my writing about France knows that my favourite village in France is Essoyes, in the southern Champagne region, near the border of Burgundy. But this article will focus on another very...

Explore the Nordic ski area in the Jura Mountains

Why not you let yourself be carried away by the call of the far north? Thanks to the Jura’s Nordic area you will find true escapism and wake up your inner trapper... Where the Northern...

My winter in Paris: 4, 3, 2, 1… Enjoy!

Lights! Shopping! Museums! Action! Winter is a wonderful time to enjoy Paris, especially now that the Paris Region Pass allows you to combine all your unlimited travel and cultural visits in one convenient, credit...

Riverside Travels in the Pays de la Loire

France’s longest river provides a wealth of scenic routes for enjoying this popular region. Stephen Davy-Osborne explores some of the highlights Famed the world over for the sweeping vineyards and orchards that line the banks...

Winter ski holidays in France: A playground in Métabief

Above all a family site, far from the crowds of big resorts, Métabief is the ideal resort to enjoy the green, blue, red and black slopes while discovering an exceptional panoramic view the Alpine...

I’m taking my family to Les Rousses

Want to have fun and enjoy the snow with your family? Les Rousses will offer you breathtaking landscapes with a stunning view of the Alps. Its ski area is suitable for families, with activities...

Places to ski or hike facing Mont Blanc

Ski or hike facing Mont Blanc! Here are some exclusive sites with a view of the stunning Alpine mountain range landscape during your skiing trip in the Jura Mountains. The Vattay The ideal spot for a...

(De)tours in Tarn: Exploring Albi, Castres and More in Southwest France

Marion Sauvebois encounters art, music and religion as she discovers the many attractions – and distractions – of Tarn "Doooo, oui doooo, encore, non rééé, miiiiii...” cue bell-ringer Jean-Pierre Carme and his glamorous assistant over...

Jura Mountains ski holidays easy with new Ryanair flights

The Jura Mountains, the French region which is home to popular ski resorts such as Les Rousses and Métabief, are now easily accessible this winter thanks to new Ryanair flights from London Stansted to...