Join us on an Insider Tour of Provence: France Today Travels

Magical Provence This summer, join France Today Travels on a new and exclusive week-long trip to Provence, led by our resident tour managers and local guides, at the peak of the lavender flowering season. Lush with...

Saint-Paul de Vence: The Jewel of the French Riviera

The glitzy and glamorous seaside resorts of Nice, Cannes and St Tropez might receive all the attention on the French Riviera, however, the region is home to another jewel, one nestled high up in...

Two Exquisite Day Trips from Paris: Van Gogh, Horses, and Moats

In September 2016, I will take my 20th trip to the City of Light! Will I ever tire of visiting this magnificent city of art, history and culture? I don’t think so! Visiting Géricault’s Raft of...

Hotel Récamier: A Prime Paris Location on Place Saint-Sulpice

Imagine spending the night directly on Place Saint-Sulpice, the square in Saint-Germain-des-Prés whose church—gloriously restored—played a starring role in The Da Vinci Code. Sandwiched between the Odéon and Boulevard Saint Germain, this is some...

48 hours in Amiens

One hour from Paris by train, the city of Amiens in Picardy has plenty going for it. Discover the tallest cathedral in France and the home of writer Jules Verne – now open to...

New in Paris: Explore the Catacombs at Night

The popular tourist attraction now closes at 8 pm.

Travel to Cognac, the Pretty City on the Banks of the Charente

Discover the town that lives and breathes the world-famous brandy that carries its name.

12 Most Iconic Sites in Picardy

This region is rich in historic tributes: from showpiece architecture to memorials to the fallen of both world wars Related articles: Picardy at Peace Things to See and Do in Picardy Where to Stay and...

A Winter Wonderland in Le Touquet

Le Touquet – Paris by the sea. If it’s good enough for the Macrons… Just a 2 hr, 30-minute ride from Gare du Nord (pack a snack for the train from L'Etoile, Thierry Marx’s bistro)...

Perfect Base for Family Holidays in South France

Anyone who has visited the beautiful sun-drenched region of the Languedoc will know that there are a huge array of cultural, culinary and historic highlights within a stone’s throw of one another. It is perfectly possible...