Rock on into the Wilds of the Mercantour Park

The Vallée des Merveilles, with its stark beauty, prehistoric rock carvings and welcoming hostelries, is the perfect spot to get away from it all. Lanie Goodman pulls on her hiking boots Think of it like...

Great Destinations: Time to Tune into the Channel

The Channel coast of Hauts-de-France is a stunner for those who take time to explore. Gillian Thornton enjoyed a road trip from Dunkerque to the Baie de Somme The market stalls piled high with glistening...

Into the Wild: Travels in the Cévennes

Jennifer Ladonne winds her way through the craggy wilderness of the Cévennes national park, crossing paths with Robert Louis Stevenson Over 12 days in the autumn of 1878, Robert Louis Stevenson and his capricious donkey...

Top 5 Things to Do in Morbihan

Nestled in Southern Brittany, Morbihan has it all, from the ocean to verdant valleys, plus historic towns and pretty villages. To help you plan your next holiday, here are our top five attractions... Belle-Île-en-Mer At 85...

Normandy Travel: 10 Reasons to Visit La Baie du Cotentin

La Baie du Cotentin, at the heart of the Cotentin Marshes Regional Natural Park in La Manche, is a land brimming with abundant nature and history, and most famously it was home to the...

Four Favourite UNESCO World Heritage Sites in France

France is rife with protected landscapes and monuments. Here are four of our favourite UNESCO-listed wonders MONT PERDU Straddling the border between France and Spain, the Pyrénées’ Mont Perdu is filled with meadows, canyons and cirques...

Parisian Walkways: Rue Paul Bert in the 11th Arrondissement

From the epicentre of the Revolution to a centre for epicurean revolution, this lively Parisian street has just one thing on the menu: quality. Jeffrey T Iverson stops by for a taste... When you ascend...

10 Reasons to Visit Sélestat in North-East France

Sélestat, in its beautiful setting between the Ried and the Piémont des Vosges, boasts more than a thousand years of history, not to mention an enviable cultural scene and natural environment... 1. CENTRAL LOCATION Various places...

Hidden Gems of the Provence Coastline Unearthed

Jennifer Ladonne breaks away from the tourist trail and finds some unspoilt beauties along the French Riviera Provence is a many splendoured thing, and one of its many great splendours is its coastline. Stretching from...

12 Villages to Visit in Vaucluse

Bustling markets, medieval squares and spectacular views await you in this most beautiful corner of France Related articles: Vaucluse, The Beating Heart of Provence What to See and Do in Vaucluse APT This old Roman town’s Sunday market...