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Best French campsites: 6 green getaways to play…

Fancy a day in the fresh air and long, starry evenings? This summer, French campsites are rolling…

Breathe

10 amazing French forests to wander through

This summer, more than ever, the desire for the fresh air of the forest is very much needed! You…

Get away from it all

4 spots to sleep under the stars in the Vosges…

In the Vosges Mountains, the slopes are gentle, the nature verdant and the forests ancient. Between…

Wide Open Spaces

This summer, let's open our chakras in the Alps

This summer in the Alps, hikes become contemplative, sensory, mixed with yoga, fasting and…

France from my couch

Have a digital detox at this mountain retreat in…

Until we can travel again, let’s dream a little. High up in the green pastures at the heart of…

Gardens

Walk along the garden path in the Loire Valley

For over 30 years, the International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire Festival (Gardens of…

Explore from your living room

Escape onto the Cathar trail with Jérémy Banel

Stretching from the Pyrenees along to the Mediterranean, the Cathar trail offers a surprising…

All of France from your couch

The Rhône river unfolds with photographer Camille…

The Rhône crosses through an incredible variety of French landscapes, from the wild Camargue to the…

Notice to photographers

Take full view in Saint Pierre and Miquelon

The archipelago of Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a paradise for photographers looking for beautiful…

Meet a stargazer

“Spending the night at the Pic du Midi is an…

A geographer by training, Nicolas Bourgeois is Deputy Director General of the Pic du Midi. It’s an…

A refreshing summer

4 invigorating experiences in the Alps

In summer, resorts in the French Alps are full of lakes and streams, great playgrounds for sport…

Fresh water

Discover a beautiful lake at the end of a hike in…

Whether you want to recharge your batteries or simply have a picnic in a stunning location while…

Hike in a crater

Discover the lofty volcanoes of Auvergne

A sharp dome with a crater at the top? In Auvergne, volcanoes don’t always look like the image you…

Don't forget your backpack

A ramble on Jura’s Grandes Traversées

An adrenaline rush or admiration of the landscape? A full-blown hike or a few hours’ ramble? On…

We go green

6 hikes to soak up the great outdoors in the…

In the Vosges mountains, slopes are gentle and hiking is accessible to all. In this unique natural…

Climb with a view

Let’s go and climb the Canigó!

It’s the sacred mountain of the Catalans: from its height of its 2,784 metres above sea level, the…

Mountain

A taste of the Pic du Midi in the Pyrenees

If you haven’t added a climb to the summit of the Pic du Midi in the French Pyrenees to your bucket…

Good run

Get on board for an underground journey in the…

It is hot outside. Really hot. To lower our temperature, let's go where it's cool—down into the…

Get some fresh air

10 magical huts that’ll have you sleeping in the…

Over the past decade, trees in France have started to bear some curious fruit. Across all four…

Divine diving

New Caledonia: learn it like a fish in 6 lessons

In 2018, New Caledonia celebrates the 10th anniversary of its lagoons making the UNESCO World…

FUNDAMENTALS

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 …

Cuisine

Discovering the real Burgundy with two happy…

Beyond the vast vineyards, Antoine and Julien from the blog, Happy Bourgogne invite you to discover…

Nature

A jaunt around Brocéliande with a women who gets…

The Forest of Brocéliande is a distant dream for some... But for Alice Bertrand, a photographer…

5-minute guides

The 5-minute essential guide to Brittany's legends

In Brittany, from the Forest of Brocéliande to the Monts d’Arrée, magic is just part of the…

Nature

Beautiful Burgundy through the lens of Mathieu…

To the centre of Burgundy with Mathieu Mouillet, who invites us to get on our bikes and discover…

Nature

How about Champagne on a motorbike?

Known around the world for its wines, Champagne is also a popular destination for bikers, offering…

Culture

Marseille

Feel our top 5 sensory experiences in Marseille… See panoramic views of the Mediterranean from…

Cycling

Along La Loire à Vélo

The Loire à Vélo is a unique route perfect for bike lovers to enjoy while exploring the scenic…

Cruises

8 days gently down the stream in Burgundy

The rows of trees go leisurely by. The clouds and bridges pass over your head. And you are gently…

Nature

5 facts about the Piton de la Fournaise

It is the undisputable star of Reunion Island, and one of the most active volcanoes on the planet. …