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...
Museum of Art and History of Provence (C) Museum of France public museum

Explore Grasse: The World Capital of Perfume

The world capital of perfumery, the Mediterranean city of Grasse hasn’t always smelled of roses, as Jennifer Ladonne discovers In 2018, the “world capital of perfume” was honoured with UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage status to...

Alpine Adventures for Non-Skiers

Guy Hibbert heads off-piste to discover the summertime pleasures of the Annecy Mountains As long as there is snow, Alpine ski resorts seldom struggle to attract visitors for the sheer joy of the piste and...
Stunning view of France

Top Trips for Women in France

When considering where to go and what to do in France your choices add up to an embarrassment of riches. While France is one of the safer countries it’s important when planning a trip...

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...