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...
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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...

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...