These riads, hostels and hotels not only offer roof-terrace views of the medina and calm courtyards to escape the heat, they are also excellent value given Marrakech’s enduring popularity
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Whether it’s backcountry camping, huts for post-hike relaxation or a hot tub and luxury cabin after a day in a canoe, our tipsters know some great stays
Dotted around Bordeaux, Les Refuges Périurbains are architect-designed shelters that cost nothing to stay in – though don’t expect hot tubs or minibars
For those who like to keep things low-key, here are some lovely, quiet coastal spots, cosy pubs and boltholes with superb views
From Picardy to Provence here is some recommended accommodation in chateaux, converted stables and cottages to suit all budgets.