The Vallée du Loir: The Other Loir is a Well-Kept Travel Secret in France

The lesser-known cousin of the Loire Valley, the well-kept secret that is the Vallée du Loir, certainly packs an incredible and diverse punch, as Marion Sauvebois discovered "The gardens of the Prieuré de Vauboin are...

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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...

A Poetic World in Gascony: Chef and Culinary Innovator Michel Guérard

The modern trend for a healthier cuisine can, in great part, be attributed to one man. Guy Hibbert travelled to Gascony to meet chef and culinary innovator Michel Guérard One of the foremost figures of...

French City Discovery: Nantes

Creative innovation in France's artiest city...

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...

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...

What Really Matters: The New Tourism Campaign by Atout France

Have you been missing trips to France? Are you tired of the armchair travel and virtual views forced on us by the pandemic lockdown? Isn't it time to #ExploreFrance and rediscover the country you...

Why Ski Touring Is Becoming so Popular: Choose Chamonix Mont-Blanc

According to the Ski Club of Great Britain, ski touring is the biggest niche market worldwide in skiing at present! “Ski de Randonnée” as the French call it, is simply hiking uphill on skis and...
Annecy, "Little Venice."

A Weekend in Annecy: Insider Travel Recommendations

The cure for most anything that ails is fresh mountain air. With winter arriving, I craved a higher altitude and slower pace of life, even if only for a weekend. A train ticket and...