Senior man and woman in face mask. Virus outbreak. Retired couple walking in a park under quarantine during coronavirus outbreak. Surgical masks to prevent sickness.

The Rules on Wearing Masks in France This Summer

When you travel to France this summer you will need to observe certain legal requirements to minimise the risks of spreading or contracting Covid-19. Of the various precautions in place to protect the public...

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...
Saint-Apollinaire Cathedral

City Focus: Valence in Drôme

Nestled on the eastern bank of the Rhône, Valence has long boasted the river’s largest marina for private craft. Just south of the city, the Port de l’Épervière is a popular and affordable mooring...

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,...
Paul Cézanne, Mont Sainte-Victoire

From Turner to Tissot: Must-See Exhibitions in France

Arts correspondent Sylvia Davis selects the newest and most intriguing exhibitions and collections to visit right now Cézanne and the Italians at the Marmottan Although Cézanne never visited Italy, he was strongly influenced from the outset...
Homer, Paris

Restaurant Reviews: Homer in Paris

On a rainy Saturday in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, I ducked into restaurateur Moïse Sfez’s newly opened eatery just a few steps from the Odeon as much to dry off as to have lunch. Then I read the...
Café-Restaurant Pierre Hermé

Parisian Walkways: Rue du Bac in the 7th Arrondissement

Towards the top of this famous 7th arrondissement street, near its metro station, a new culinary corner has been forming. Jeffrey T Iverson heads for what they are calling Beaupassage... In the summer of 2018,...
Father's day, France Today

Father’s Day is Right Around the Corner…

It was Mother's Day in France on Sunday 7th June, and Father’s Day is right around the corner. This year the parents in our lives are especially worthy of our appreciation, after entertaining the...
Charente Valley

High Spirits in the Charente Valley

Gillian Thornton takes to the majestic Charente river to explore an area famous for its Cognac, comic books and naval links – through four historic towns on its banks... Holiday memories are strange creatures. So...

Top Shopping in Paris 2020

However often you visit, there is always something new going on in the City of Light. Here are some top spots to shop Related articles: What’s Hot in Paris for 2020 Where to Eat in Paris...