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City breaks

9 anecdotes revealing all you need to know about…

When it was built for the 1889 World’s Fair in Paris, the Eiffel Tower was the tallest tower in the…

Art and craft

One to watch: Anaïs Bouilly, jewellery designer

Anaïs lives out in the countryside near Rennes, in Brittany. She returned to the land of her birth…

Cuisine

One to watch: Lucile Darosey, Chef Pâtissière

Dijon, Burgundy. A young woman in whites leads us to the cooking range in the Loiseau des Ducs…

Music

One to watch: Danger, music producer

From Étienne de Crécy to Woodkid, something unusual is happening in Lyon… Is it something in the…

Wine

One to watch: Jérôme Bretaudeau, organic…

In the Loire Valley, a complete generation of winegrowers has opted for uncompromising standards, a…

Cuisine

One to watch: Le Petit Matieu, restaurateur in…

From Bonifacio to Paris, Mathieu Gontier, aka Le Petit Matieu, shares his love for Corsican produce…

Biarritz in Basque country

One to watch: Anémone Anthon, fashion designer…

Anémone Anthon decided that a change was in order, and moved to a new region (the Basque Country)…

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Provence: what to do, what to see

Provence can be tranquil or social, wise or wild, unpredictable or calm, stormy or sensible. Seek…

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Northern France: what to do, what to see…

Stunning, surprising, full of life, vibrant—no wonder Northern France is so beloved. From the old…

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Occitanie: what to do, what to see...

Between the sea and the mountains, local festivities and culinary specialties, Languedoc is a place…

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Auvergne: what to do, what to see...

France’s oldest region lies deep in a land of volcanoes. Auvergne's pure spring waters, sacred…

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Brittany: what to do, what to see...

This legendary peninsula offers adventurous visitors an ocean of landscapes, as well as an…

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Lyon: what to do, what to see...

As well as being a UNESCO World Heritage site, Lyon is also a city of lights, a living history book…

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Saint-Martin: what to do, what to see…

Saint-Martin is currently being rebuilt. The “Friendly Island” suffered the full brunt of Hurricane…

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Mayotte: what to do, what to see...

In the Indian Ocean, between continental Africa and the island of Madagascar, Mayotte is a paradise…

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Saint-Barthélemy: what to do, what to see…

Saint-Barthélemy is the smallest island of the French West Indies. This delicate, precious jewel of…

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The Islands of Wallis and Futuna: what to do,…

The last overseas territories to join the French republic, the Islands of Wallis and Futuna await…

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Bordeaux: what to do, what to see...

Beyond its vintages, Bordeaux and its region decant their unique lifestyle to all visitors. Explore…

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French Guiana - Amazonia: what to do, what to see…

French Guiana and its share of Amazonia offer the universe to discover. Visitors fascinated by the…

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The Jura Mountains: what to do, what to see…

On the border between France and Switzerland, the Jura Mountains offer the perfect peaceful retreat…

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New Caledonia: what to do, what to see…

Bounded by the Loyalty Islands to the east and the Île des Pins to the South, New Caledonia lies at…

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Martinique: what to do, what to see...

The island of Martinique sparkles jewel-like in the Caribbean—its beaches are of obsidian sand in…

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The islands of Guadeloupe: what to do, what to…

There's no such thing as one Guadeloupe—this archipelago between the Atlantic and the Caribbean …

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Réunion Island: what to do, what to see…

In the heart of the Indian Ocean lies a lush land of fire: a spectacular volcanic island. Here,…

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Burgundy: what to do, what to see...

Located in central-eastern France, Burgundy is an open invitation to discover, taste and share. The…

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Champagne: what to do, what to see...

For those who don’t know, champagne comes only from Champagne. From wine tours to historic memory,…

Culture

9 targets for culture enthusiasts in Lyon

Art, history, anthropology, theatre, cinema... But you still can’t get enough? Neither can Lyon.…

Seaside

Capturing the sea in Normandy

In Jullouville, Normandy, Eloi de La Monneraye takes photos of the sea. That seems natural, even…

Do you do you Saint-Tropez?

5 ways to celebrate the Mediterranean lifestyle…

From the moment it opened its doors back in 1967, Le Byblos has been turning geography and the very…