Strasbourg: New Contemporary Architecture in the Capital of Alsace

In the city where the famous cathedral fetes its 1000th birthday this year, a cool wave is shaping the future.
Paris Arc of Triomphe along Champs-Elysees France sunset

Driving in France – Coronavirus Advice and What to Expect

The chances are that you will be using France's network of autoroutes if you are travelling to your destination by car. Here, we provide some advice and guidance to make sure your trip is...

Train-tastic France: Paris-Bordeaux in Just 2 Hours; Paris-Rennes in 1h24!

It's official. Two new high-speed train routes were inaugurated with great pomp and circumstance in France on Saturday, July 1. High-profile attendees were onboard the inaugural train trip for the Bretagne - Pays de...

The Train Stations of Paris, Reborn

Entering a Paris train station in 1846, you would have been as likely to meet an elegant bourgeois couple in rustling silks as a gun-slinging hunter and his baying hounds setting out for a weekend’s shooting in the countryside, such...

The 6 Best Routes to Explore on your Motorhome Holiday in France

North, South, East or West – which way should you travel in your luxury motorhome? Should you stay inland or head to the coast? Should you go over the border into surrounding countries and see...

Travel Tips: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with Avios

See how far your AirMiles can take you... and reduce your carbon emissions, to boot!

Taking your Car on Eurotunnel to France this Summer

The Eurotunnel service has remained open during the crisis and expects to be a popular option for travellers to France this summer. The Folkestone-Calais tunnel allows you to drive on to the shuttle and stay...

Le Dernier Mot: A Passage to Corsica

Kristin Espinasse sets sail for the Isle of Beauty and navigates the pitfalls of on-board etiquette A friend recently messaged me explaining she was in the south of France and should she visit Corsica? Yes,...

Restriction-free travel from England to France confirmed for July 10

As of July 10, travellers from England will be allowed to visit France without a 14-day quarantine period upon their return. This follows confirmation by UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today that more than...

Métro Tales

On July 19, 1900, at last, Paris got its Métro—35 years after London’s Underground, 26 years after New York’s subway. The cutting-edge Sprague electric trains of Paris’s Line 1 were composed of three wooden...