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Buried Treasure: An Alternative Look at the Loire Valley

Chloe Govan discovers there’s more to the region than royal residences, delving deeper underground to explore the cave culture the tourist brochures don’t tell you about. Sun King Louis XIV’s voracious appetite knew no bounds....
A lakeside view of the castle at Yvoire

Enchanting Yvoire on the Shores of Lac Léman

In Haute-Savoie on the shores of the majestic Lac Léman (Lake Geneva), Jan Mitchell discovers the charms of one of France’s Plus Beaux Villages, where time seems to stand still. As the magnificent Belle-Époque paddle-steamer...
Hotel Saint Delis

Where to Stay and Eat in Normandy in 2021

Our choice of hotels and restaurants to make your trip even more pleasurable. Related article: The Timeless Charms of Normandy, What’s New in 2021 HOTELS 5* Hôtel Le Saint-Delis, Honfleur New Relais & Château hotel in former home...
Parfondeval Rétroscapade

Great Northern Road Trips

Yearning to hit the open French road and combine glorious sightseeing with super stays? The departments of Pas-de-Calais, Somme, Aisne and Meuse in Northeast France have everything you could wish for – easy to...
he rolling green landscapes of Coulanges-la-Vineuse in northern Burgundy

Get Away from It All in Burgundy

From little-known mountains to a valley of waterfalls and expansive forests to vast vineyards, Burgundy is the perfect place for post pandemic travels away from the crowds – and so much more besides. Caroline...

Biarritz: Imperial Elegance and Laidback Surf Culture

Biarritz successfully combines Imperial elegance with laidback surf culture. Gillian Thornton enjoys a welcome return to the French Basque coast. Wander along the winding promenade at Biarritz and in little more than an hour, you...
Pont du Gard

A Whistle Stop Tour of the Gard

Follow in the footsteps of the Romans and medieval pilgrims who once traversed this glorious landscape, from its rugged gorges and verdant pastures to the windswept wilds of the Camargue. HEART OF HERITAGE UNESCO World Heritage...
passage verdeau

Parisian Walkways: Passage Verdeau in the 9th Arrondissement

Jeffrey T Iverson takes a stroll among the flâneurs in Passage Verdeau in the ninth arrondissement to discover a world of art and antiquities evocative of the Paris of Émile Zola. Stepping out of the...
Beynac-eat-Cazenac in the Dordogne

Hollywood sur Dordogne: What’s New for Visitors in 2021

Chloe Govan reveals the Dordogne Valley’s showbiz side, as she explores what’s new for visitors in 2021 in a location where modern and medieval mix... Dordogne is renowned as the land of 1001 châteaux but...
: A bird’s eye view of the ChampsÉ lysé es and l’Arc de Triomphe, set to be transformed by greenery by 2030

Planning for Paris: What’s New in the French Capital

Despite the events of the past year, the City of Light has not stood still during this time. In  fact, conversely, there have been some fairly major changes – and we think you’re going...