Trays of oysters, iced rosé, swordfish brochettes, even Trump-inspired cocktails … these bars de plage boast superb fare and sunshine vibes
From Picardy to Provence here is some recommended accommodation in chateaux, converted stables and cottages to suit all budgets.
A few weeks’ vacances in countryside, coast or mountains are regarded as a universal right in France, and the French are expert at it. Here are some tips on copying them
French artist, once the lover of Auguste Rodin, has her career celebrated with opening of museum in Nogent-sur-Seine
This ribbon of traditional Alpine villages between Mont Blanc and the Aravis is cheaper, more relaxed and feels more French than the big, glam resorts neaby. Perfect for families
The popular French winter sports destination is hosting a ‘British festival’ to keep UK customers and staff coming
These charming B&Bs, guesthouses and gîtes offer comfortable pitstops on a French adventure, but with their mouth-watering regional food and wine they may prove hard to leave