Cochem

Germany, Luxembourg and France: Cycling and Barging on the Moselle River

The countryside on both banks of the Moselle is splendid, the cool wines taste deliciously, the picturesque little towns have rich histories and the conditions for cycling are excellent indeed. You follow the river...

Parisian Walkways: Rue Oberkampf in the 11th Arrondissement

Considered a case study for gentrification, this gourmet street in Paris’s 11th arrondissement is putting customers at the top of the menu. Jeffrey T Iverson samples the atmosphere... Oberkampf is just the name of another...
Vallon de L'EHN

Camping on the Alsace Wine Route at the Vallon de l’Ehn

Enjoy the joys of the outdoors in an exceptional setting! When you stay at the campsite called the Vallon de l’Ehn, you're choosing a peaceful site respectful of your own comfort and of the environment. Located...

Alpine Adventures for Non-Skiers

Guy Hibbert heads off-piste to discover the summertime pleasures of the Annecy Mountains As long as there is snow, Alpine ski resorts seldom struggle to attract visitors for the sheer joy of the piste and...
Stunning view of France

Top Trips for Women in France

When considering where to go and what to do in France your choices add up to an embarrassment of riches. While France is one of the safer countries it’s important when planning a trip...

Rock on into the Wilds of the Mercantour Park

The Vallée des Merveilles, with its stark beauty, prehistoric rock carvings and welcoming hostelries, is the perfect spot to get away from it all. Lanie Goodman pulls on her hiking boots Think of it like...

12 Natural Wonders of the Cévennes

This extraordinary national park is bursting with peaks, gorges and caves Related articles: Into the Wild, Travels in the Cévennes What to See and Do in the Cévennes VALLÉE DE THINES The valley’s high passes and deep gorges...

Book Review: Discover France in 100 Destinations

In 12 thematic chapters French historian Franck Ferrand leads us through the most beautiful and iconic cities, sites and landscapes of France. Beautifully illustrated with colour photos, the book showcases the very best of...

What to See and Do on the Channel Coast

From sandy beaches and historic towns to outdoor activities and gastronomic specialities Related article: Great Destinations, Time to Tune into the Channel Outdoors Pick up walking and cycling itineraries – and hire bikes or e-bikes – at...

My Life in Paris: A Night to Remember

Theodora and her sister pull an all-nighter with a difference in the City of Light It’s raining outside. And inside the ancient toilet is gurgling without refilling, despite all our jiggling of its rusty knob....