Morgan classic car, southwest France

Classic Encounter: Southwest France Road Trip in a Morgan Sports Car

Our chariot for the next two days is waiting in the corner of a little hilltop village in southwest France, looking resplendent in gleaming cherry red and chrome. It’s a low-slung two-seater that wouldn’t look out of place parked next...

The Paris Motor Show: The Hottest Event on the Car Lover’s Calendar

The Paris Motor Show is the hottest event on the car lover’s calendar. The Paris Motor Show or Le Mondial de l’Automobile is a major international auto show held every other year at the Parc des...
Pont Valentré

Discover 3 Wine Routes in the Midi-Pyrénées

When you think of French wine, famous appellations like Champagne or Bordeaux are the first names that come to mind; wines with strong characters and powerful flavours, their fame extends far beyond the nation’s...

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...
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...

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 French Road Trip: The Best Drives in the South of France

Adventure-minded travellers can indulge in a fabulous road trip with gorgeous scenery, cuisine, and culture.
The village square in Cotignac

Picturesque Provence: A Riviera Day Trip to the Village of Cotignac

Cotignac is a worthwhile day trip into the Provençal hills from the Côte d'Azur. Situated about 20 kilometers north of Brignoles off the A8 autoroute through rural terrain, Cotignac is in the Var department....

Touring Languedoc-Roussillon in a classic car

Opening scene… She was waiting for me on the quayside at Sète, sitting pretty in the late Spring sunshine, alongside the sparkling waters of the Canal Royale. I admit that I was nervous – finally, a date with an...

Take a Quiz: 10 Classic French Cars

Test your knowledge of the Hexagone's most iconic vehicles.