See France differently: unusual travel ideas

10 unusual ways to travel in France… 1. Hit the road Do you dream of cruising through the south of France in the utmost style, getting a taste of celebrity status while motoring through the vineyards and...
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....

An Introduction to Driving in France

Driving in France can be a real pleasure: the road infrastructure is excellent and often provides vast, sweeping views of the countryside. You have the freedom to explore places that would otherwise remain inaccessible,...

Top 5 Places in France to Visit on your Motorhome Holiday

With such diverse landscapes and locations, it can be hard to know where your motorhome adventure around France should take you. Famous cities, hidden hilltop villages, coastal towns or off the beaten track, secret...

Take a Quiz: 10 Classic French Cars

Test your knowledge of the Hexagone's most iconic vehicles.
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Hidden Gems in a Motorhome around France

Equisheim Equisheim is an absolutely stunning place to visit; I have mentioned this to a few friends and family over the years and no one has heard of it. I find this astounding that such...
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,...

More than a Pit Stop: Le Mans and Europe’s Iconic Motor Race

Gillian Thornton zooms off to Le Mans to discover the legends behind Europe’s most iconic motor race and follow in the treadmarks of action hero Steve McQueen Late afternoon and my husband and I have...

Taking your Car on Eurotunnel to France this Summer

The Eurotunnel service has remained open during the crisis and expects to be a popular option for travellers to France this summer. The Folkestone-Calais tunnel allows you to drive on to the shuttle and stay...
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...