Cruising Southern France on the Rhône River with CroisiEurope

Why you should Choose to Cruise For centuries, the magic of the Rhône River has captivated artists, authors and nature lovers with its immeasurable beauty and charming riverside cities. Don’t be fooled by the ‘Cruise’ title...

Hidden Parks of Paris: The Jardin de la Vallée Suisse

The Swiss Valley (La Vallée Suisse) It is a hideout. A stream crumbles down the rocks. A wooden footbridge passes overhead. Archways made of stone with overgrown ivy reveal a sinuous passage to a pond...
Firminy Vert, one of Le Corbusier's biggest projects

France Travel: Saint-Étienne, A Design Lover’s Dream

Located southwest of Lyon in the Rhône-Alpes, Saint-Étienne is a design fan’s dream. From funky galleries and museums to architectural gems, it’s the perfect place for a weekend city break. Here's what to see and do. A...

Exploring Cognac Country

Take a trip to the pretty town of Cognac to learn about the fine French spirit.

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...

Things to See and Do in Picardy

Must-do events for your diary, sites to explore, arts, sports and culture Related article: Picardy at Peace REMEMBRANCE For an overview of the 1914-18 conflict on the Somme, visit the tunnels of the Somme 1916 Museum in...

10 reasons to visit the Auvergne

1. Volcanic landscapes Dormant for thousands of years, the Auvergne’s volcanoes remain one of the region’s main draws. The most famous is the Puy de Dôme, which at 1,465 metres high offers unrivalled views over the...

Museum Watch: Musée des Confluences, Lyon

Looking as if it’s ready to set sail on an expedition through time, the futuristic Musée des Confluences commandeers the exact spot in Lyon where the waters of the Rhône meet those of the...

The Top 3 Road Trips in France: A Driver’s Heaven

Road tripping is a fantastic way to see France. Renting your own car on holiday opens up a lot of opportunities to visit out-of-the-way villages and sights, without the hassle of organizing public transport...

France’s 10 Best Beaches

1. La Grande Plage, Biarritz It’s no wonder that Biarritz rhymes with glitz. Souvenirs of its illustrious history remain in the Art Deco and Belle Époque architecture which lines La Grande Plage, its largest, chicest beach....