Unexpected Adventures Along the Côte d’Azur

From driving a vintage sports car to e-biking in Nice, France’s Côte d’Azur offers some surprising adventures, many of which can be experienced year-round. On a recent visit to the Côte d’Azur, I ate in top restaurants, skied...

The Best Drives in the South of France: Enjoy Classic Car Touring in Provence

Now picture yourself: you are driving a stunning convertible classic English car, the wind in your hair with the Mediterranean sun shining above you. What a perfect way to experience the wonderful Provençal scenery...

The Route of the Cathars

Bewitching as it is, this region has a grisly and turbulent past involving religious persecution. Susan Aran follows in the footsteps of the Cathars as she explores this part of Languedoc’s fascinating history Cathar country...

Double the Fun in the Two Charentes

If you’re seeking la France profonde, with great weather, endless sandy beaches, and plenty for history buffs and outdoor enthusiasts alike, you need look no further than Charente and Charente-Maritime, says Guy Hibbert. Having owned...

Mountain Rescue Transfers: Easy Transport to the Ski Slopes this Winter

Here's why you should book a ski resort transfer from Geneva airport instead of renting a car Geneva airport is one of the most popular locations of choice for accessing the French Alps during the...

French Riviera: 8 Secret Spots Off the Beaten Path

By foot, boat or car there are many secret spots to discover on the Côte d’Azur. Swerve the crowds for a deeper appreciation of this glorious coastal region, says Justin Postlethwaite A Skipper's Eye View The...

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...

5 Reasons to Visit… Bergerac

An endearing half-timbered town and magnet for British ex-pats, Bergerac in the Dordogne offers a quaint slice of history away from the madding crowds. Old-world charm One of Bergerac’s biggest draws is its ‘old town’, a medieval district with cobbled...
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,...
Menton Lemon Festival

Winter Travel in France: Things to See and Do on the Riviera

A selection of activities and events for visitors of all ages! Related articles: The French Riviera in Winter Riviera Sightseeing: 12 Must-See Historic Places on the Côte d’Azur Where to Stay and Eat on the French...