Great Destinations: Bordeaux Wine Country

With the wonderful new Cité du Vin to lead the way, there’s a new sense of fun and openness about the Bordeaux wine region. The châteaux doors are opening to the public, the terroirs and appellations are...
Chamonix-Mont Blanc

A Winter Weekend in Chamonix-Mont Blanc

Arguably, the grand dame of all French ski towns is Chamonix-Mont Blanc. As its name implies, the Alps’ tallest peak keeps an ever-watchful eye over the picturesque Chamonix Valley. Home to the first Winter...
Eguisheim is famous for its Christmas market

Top Things to Do and See in Alsace

Presenting some popular activities, attractions and places to visit in Alsace, at all times of the year in the region. CHRISTMAS MARKETS Come December, every Alsatian village opens its Christmas market, an enchanting tradition begun in 1570 with Strasbourg’s Christkindelsmärik,...

Bassin d’Arcachon: Insider Travel Recommendations for a Beautiful Escape

If you’re looking for your next seaside retreat, plan a unique long weekend in the South-West of France in the spring or the summer. The Bassin d’Arcachon is one of the most beautiful regions...

Intimate Tours of the Most Beautiful Regions of France: Book now and save $500*!

At France Today we’ve been inspiring our readers in all aspects of French culture for three decades. Our long love affair with France has resulted in literally thousands of articles, exploring the milieu that...
Abbaye Saint Pierre

France Holiday Ideas: The Heritage of Moissac

Boasting one of France’s most striking buildings and a monument to the benefits of eating grapes, Moissac in the Tarn-et-Garonne is a must-see for those with an interest in French history... UVARIUM One of the more unusual places...

Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway’s Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises by...

“He moved the setting of his new novel to Paris. ‘To understand what happened in Pamplona, you must understand the Quarter in Paris, wrote.”  Noted journalist Lesley M. M. Blume in this 2016...

The 2017 Michelin Travel Guide Collection

☆☆☆ Highly Recommended ☆☆ Recommended ☆Interesting Since Michelin first published guides in 1901, our collection has concentrated on helping travellers find the most beautiful natural sites, providing comprehensive background information and great restaurants and hotels....

My Life in Paris: Channelling Victor Hugo

With my eyebrows on fleek, I’ve been on the hunt for the fantastical. Suited with waterproof shoes, a parapluie, and sponge-like senses, I’ve been striving to capture the heady, surreal sensation of experiencing the Parisian cityscape as if for the...

5 French Hidden Gems for the Ideal Camping Holiday

When most Brits think of a camping holiday in France, their minds alight on regions such as Brittany, Charentes-Maritimes, Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence. The allure of beaches and dramatic coastlines may be strong, but France...