Château de Cambes: A Lovely B&B Near Agen

Driving up the long, rugged, narrow and overgrown road, we were apprehensive. Château de Cambes looked gorgeous on the website. Remote and isolated, it was a six kilometer drive from Agen, located in the...

City Breaks in France: Nîmes

With the city on the brink of UNESCO World Heritage status, Guy Hibbert suggests you get there early to beat the crowds... When the Romans conquered Gaul it was the well-known source of spring water...

A Weekend in Dijon: 48 Hours in Burgundy’s Capital

2 Days: It’s a very short time to discover all the treasures hidden away in Dijon. Therefore we have concocted the perfect programme so that you don’t miss the essentials. However we are sure...

Menton Lemon Festival: Winter Fun on the Côte d’Azur

When life gives you lemons... Throw a party! If you've had enough of winter and are overdue for some zesty entertainment, it’s time to head to Menton on the French Riviera, where you can spend...
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12 Best Outdoor Activities in Champagne and the Ardennes

The region isn’t all about the sparkling wine and historic cities. With so much beautiful countryside, much of it surprisingly isolated, there are loads of sporty and outdoor activities on offer – great for burning...

New in Paris: Explore the Catacombs at Night

The popular tourist attraction now closes at 8 pm.

Top Ski Destinations: Courchevel, Gateway to the Trois Vallées

No longer just a playground for moneyed holidaymakers, the Alpine ski resort of Courchevel is returning bigger and better this season, offering top attractions on-and-off the slopes, alongside unrivalled dining and lodging options to...

Hôtel Le Mas d’Entremont: An Oasis of Calm near Aix-en-Provence

Looking for an oasis of calm and quiet less than five miles from the centre of Aix-en-Provence? We booked Le Mas d'Entremont, situated in a forest right off RN7, and we felt like we...

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Back to School on the Riviera: Institut de Français in Villefranche-sur-Mer

Eighty students, 19 nationalities, and 8 hours a day of intensive French language instruction – these are only a few of the factors that have drawn diplomats, politicians, and Francophiles (like me) from around...