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Driving to the Corniche des Cévennes

Author Rick Lee runs a writing course in the Cévennes. Here, he writes a short story on an experience in France – similar to what you could write if attending his autumn writing course. 'One...

Perfect Base for Family Holidays in South France

Anyone who has visited the beautiful sun-drenched region of the Languedoc will know that there are a huge array of cultural, culinary and historic highlights within a stone’s throw of one another. It is perfectly possible...

5 reasons to visit France d’Outre-Mer

France has four départements, two territories and five collectivités territoires overseas, in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Here’s why you should venture to ‘France overseas’… 1. Sunshine! Now’s the time to escape the cold January and February...

Ideal for a short break: Le Touquet

Are you in search of wide-open sands and pine forests alongside shopping and gastronomic temptations? Visit Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, an ideal short break spot just 45 minutes from Calais, says Gillian Thornton. If your idea of the perfect short...

5 of the best: Marvels of Millau

The Millau area of Aveyron in Midi-Pyrénees is perhaps best known for its splendid viaduct. But there's much more to enjoy in this delightful region. Here is our pick of the area's cultural and natural...

Top five things to do in Brive

With its rich culinary culture, picturesque gardens and robust castle, Brive boasts everything a characterful city should. We outline our top five things to see and do in Brive. The Saint-Antoine caves Located at the top...

Decadent Deauville: a trendy seaside hotspot 

Deauville: We recommend five places to visit in Lower Normandy’s chicest holiday destination. The seaside resort of Deauville is known worldwide. Situated in Calvados (Basse-Normandie), Deauville is renowned for its architecture which combines styles from...

France’s 10 Best Beaches

1. La Grande Plage, Biarritz It’s no wonder that Biarritz rhymes with glitz. Souvenirs of its illustrious history remain in the Art Deco and Belle Époque architecture which lines La Grande Plage, its largest, chicest beach....

Customized Trip Itineraries with France Luxury Tour

France attracts millions of visitors every year looking to experience the world-famous culture, gastronomy, fashion, and way of life. Planning your own trip to the Hexagon? Your vacation time is precious: how to make...

Top Ski Destinations: Courchevel, Gateway to the Trois Vallées

No longer just a playground for moneyed holidaymakers, the Alpine ski resort of Courchevel is returning bigger and better this season, offering top attractions on-and-off the slopes, alongside unrivalled dining and lodging options to...