10 Reasons to Visit Picardy

Ravaged during WWI’s trench-bound stalemate, Picardie is a true phoenix from the ashes. An unmissable stopover on this centenary year, the region has it all: history, culture and oodles of natural gems REMEMBRANCE TRAIL This centenary...

A Day Trip to Reims in Champagne Country

A few days into our Paris vacation, I needed a break from the busy city. You see, I really love visiting the City of Light, but sometimes the crowded museums and the vélomoteurs buzzing...

The Wild Camargue: 5 Reasons to Visit

Have you seen the Camargue episode of Wild France with Ray Mears and want to experience the wild side of the Camargue region? We invite you to see France’s cowboys, the 'guardians', and find...

A Tasty trip in Cap d’Agde Méditerranée

26 centuries ago the first vines and olive trees were planted by the Romans. Nowadays, the region between Agde and Adissan along the Hérault river is still particularly favourable to wine production because of...

Unmissable Events, Exhibitions and Must-Visit Monuments this Summer

Stumped for things to do cet été? Here is our round-up of unmissable events, exhibitions and must-visit monuments to keep you (and the brood) busy all summer long. SKEDANOZ The ethereal light and sound show is set...

A Night in Versailles

I have two unpleasant memories of getting up at the crack of dawn in Paris. Both were to catch that early morning train to arrive at the Palace of Versailles by opening time. Sadly,...

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Aquitaine

Here are our top 10 reasons to visit the fabulous region of Aquitaine! 1. The accessibility Aquitaine is easily accessible within a day or two’s drive from the Western Channel ports. Brittany Ferries offer a range...

Essoyes, Summer Home of the Renoirs, Welcomes Visitors

For the people of Essoyes, a village in southern Champagne, the Year of Renoir, which was celebrated last year, capped years of planning, hard work, and determined effort that culminated in the opening of...

10 Reasons to Visit The Loire

The accessibility The Loire is easily accessible from the UK and is just a few hours’ drive from the Western Channel ports. Brittany Ferries offer a range of daily sailings from Poole, Portsmouth and...

A Grand Weekend in Le Morvan: Visit Burgundy

Looking for a long weekend away? How about the rolling green hills of the Morvan? This beautiful corner of nature is protected by it’s a Natural Park status, offering the perfect place for a...