48 Hours in Marseille

Whilst Marseille has always been a hub of activity thanks to its status as one of France’s major ports, it has now grown to be not only the country’s second-biggest city but also one...

The Drôme: The Organic Heart of France

From its sweeping mountain ranges and fragrant lavender fields to its tiny hilltop villages, the département of the Drôme is becoming increasingly popular with those seeking a better quality of life, says Caroline Harrap The...
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Go on a Mindful Escape with LUXYOGA

For anyone seeking a mindful escape in a luxurious Provençal setting, award-winning LUXYOGA in Tourrettes-sur-Loup ticks all the right boxes: world-renowned Yoga, meditation, and fitness teachers, superb accommodation, fine food and drink and lots...

A Trip to Megève in the French Alps

Ski season is in full swing, and so for those heading off to the slopes, here is our pick of where to stay, eat, drink and shop in one of France’s chicest ski resorts,...

Entre Terre et Mer: Pyrénées on a Plate

Embark on a coast-to-coast gastronomic journey with Justin Postlethwaite, taking in the foothills and upper reaches of the Pyrénées, from Collioure all the way to the Pays Basque Draw a line on a map, Mediterranean...

City Focus: Angers, The Historic Capital of Anjou

From my lofty vantage point on the broad ramparts of Angers’s medieval fortress, the high points of this attractive city stand proud above the rooftops, an open invitation to explore. Dominating the Old Town are...

Winter In Chamonix: Not Just For Skiers

Chloe Govan challenges the misconception that this stunning stretch of alpine valley is only for winter sports Known as "the birthplace of extreme skiing", with many seasoned professionals calling the steeper than average slopes here...

Chain Reaction: Exploring the Chaîne des Puys Volcanoes in France

Dominic Bliss finds perfection in the magical Chaîne des Puys volcanoes, a phenomenon recently recognised by UNESCO Le Puy du Pariou is the perfect volcano. Conical, symmetrical and with a crater gouged out of the...
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Take a Wellness Retreat in the French Countryside at the Happy Hamlet

Be good to yourself – Take a wellness retreat in the French countryside "The most gorgeous, warm-hearted, charming, delightful, inspiring and mesmerizing location and retreat you could imagine. Thanks, Suska and Nico. You're amazing! I'm...

Great Destinations: The Italian Influence on Corsica

This mountainous Mediterranean island is today one of the 13 regions of Metropolitan France, though its culture is more Italian than French, and its sense of otherness is strong. Guy Hibbert learns about its...