Normandy Travel Tips for the 70th Anniversary of D-Day

A selection of things to see and do to commemorate the Normandy invasion.

Touching the Heart of D-Day

70 years later, an award-winning writer recounts her father's experience in Normandy in 1944.

Overnight Loire River Cruises with CroisiEurope

A new paddlewheel ship will allow the first overnight cruises on France's longest river.
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Great Destinations: Château d’Yquem

To drive up the long road leading to Château d’Yquem in late Summer, past row after row of verdant vines which are heavy with grapes, one slowly develops the impression of rising onto another...

Sète: The Venice of Languedoc

Wandering along the bustling Canal Royale towards Le Mole St Louis, a long stone jetty where I have a rendezvous with my guide, I can already sense the atmosphere of this busy Mediterranean port. Fishing...

Carnaval de Nice

It’s no wonder that visitors to the Carnaval de Nice may get a little confused by the riot of colour, fun, music, sand and sea. Winter? What winter? Okay, so it may be a...

Barging the Canals of France

One of the best ways to get an intimate perspective of the country, barging is soaring in popularity among travelers.

Where to Go Now: Nantes

Fun, games and mind-blowing art in Europe's Green Capital 2013.

In Praise of Piment

The cuisine of the Basque country is like the country itself, vivid, rustic, and full of personality.

France Abroad – The Taste of Gascony

When Eleanor of Aquitaine married Henry II of England in 1152, she brought a goodly chunk of France, but in London today the reverse has happened.