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,...

Restriction-free travel from England to France confirmed for July 10

As of July 10, travellers from England will be allowed to visit France without a 14-day quarantine period upon their return. This follows confirmation by UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today that more than...

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...

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...

Driving to the Corniche des Cévennes

Author Rick Lee runs a writing course in the Cévennes. Here, he writes a short story on an experience in France – similar to what you could write if attending his autumn writing course. 'One...

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...

Driving in France: The Magic of Tree-Lined Roads

Off the autoroutes, driving through the French countryside, one is bound to encounter a tree-lined road with branches and leaves creating a tunnel effect with an overhead canopy. Whether you're travelling by car or...

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...
Michelin maps and guides

Chart Your Trip Across France with Michelin

In France, people often say, everything ends up as a song. In the 1950s, while Edith Piaf was warbling about the skies of Paris, Charles Trenet was merrily singing the praises of the Nationale...

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...