Cruise the South of France with Le Boat

Southern France offers canal cruises with the best of everything. Beaches, History, UENSCO Sites, World Class Cuisine & much more. If you enjoy exploring beautiful beaches, quaint villages, and world-class cuisine, a trip to the...

Summer in France: How to Spend 48 Hours in Le Touquet

Situated by the sea just a two-hour train ride from Paris, Le Touquet makes a popular weekend destination for Parisians looking to escape the city, especially in summer. Here we round up recommendations for...

Near Nice: Le Mouratoglou Resort, Complete with Europe’s Largest Tennis Academy

Looking for that special getaway in the south of France? Le Mouratoglou Resort is a 12 hectare hotel and sports complex with the largest tennis academy in Europe, a country club and four-star accommodation. Easy...

Camargue Calling: Stay in an Historic Hideaway at Hôtel Les Remparts

About Hôtel Les Remparts Fully renovated and reopened in June 2018, Hôtel Les Remparts is a luxurious boutique hotel and spa in Aigues-Mortes, a marvellous medieval village in the Gard department, encircled by ancient fortifications. Your...

Montreuil-sur-Mer, France’s Best-Kept Foodie Secret

“This is an institution,” raves Martine Ligier, pointing right, left and centre at virtually every butcher, baker and candlestick-maker in Montreuil-sur-Mer’s market square. Sensing my growing dismay – “institutions” as far the eye can see,...

The Lap of Luxury in the Heart of Toulouse

The historic building that houses the Grand Hôtel de l’Opéra, a 4* retreat in a choice corner on Toulouse’s Capitole square, has been many things during its long history. This ‘Pink City’ hideway served as...

Plenty of Horsepower: A Short Break in Le Perche

Gillian Thornton lets someone else take the reins on a short break in Le Perche "Marchez!" Ears pricked, the two huge horses in front of me launch into action with a rattle of harnesses and...

City Focus: Rouen in Normandy

Easily accessible from the south of England, and once a seat of the Anglo-Norman dynasties, this regional capital has various glories, both modern and ancient, to woo the visitor, says Robert Spellman One of the...

Four Rooms with a View of the Jura Mountains

You never tire of the landscapes of the Jura Mountains. There are some days when you’d like to stay out and not have to go home and lock yourself indoors. To compensate, here is...

10 Reasons to Visit Lyon

Hailed as France’s ‘Capital of Gastronomy’ and blessed with a raft of historic landmarks and Roman sites, the birthplace of cinema has plenty to satisfy both rumbling tummies and hungry minds... B IS FOR BOUCHONS Unique...