The Good Life and a gorgeous holiday house in the Lot

20 May

Rosalie and Malcolm Lewis found their dream home in France in 1995, a former convent built in 1837 in the village of St Martin de Vers in the Lot. Rosalie reveals how their wonderful home is also now a gorgeous holiday house rental. She trained as an interior designer and her skills are apparent in […]

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Three great coastal regions in France for a fun holiday

30 Apr

It’s hard to know where to start when it comes to picking a seaside base in France for a brilliant holiday. We asked Donna Sloane, general manager at www.frenchconnections.co.uk to pick three locations where you not only have great beaches but stunning countryside too… Normandy Normandy is a marvellous mix of seaside resorts and glorious […]

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Family friendly chateau holiday accommodation in Dordogne

30 Apr

In the midst of the magnificent Dordogne countryside, the Chateau de Sadillac rises up like a fairy tale castle but unlike in the story books – this castle isn’t just for Kings and Queens and sleeping beauties, it’s the most beautiful holiday home. With a ton of fabulous things to do without stepping out of […]

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Join a truly tantalising tour of Bordeaux

13 Feb

Join a ladies-only small group tour of sunny Bordeaux. This sun baked wine loving region is packed with luscious vineyards, gorgeous little villages and historic towns. You’ll stay in the medieval village of Saint-Emilion, tour the UNESCO world heritage sites of the city of Bordeaux, known as the “pearl of Aquitaine” and visit local vineyards. […]

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3 regions in France that are perfect for Autumn visits

19 Oct

France is always a good idea but in autumn perhaps just that little bit more special. Hot chocolate, golden leaves falling from trees, acorns crunching under foot and steaming stews are just a few reasons to visit France in the fall. Here are three regions that are particularly perfect for autumn trips. The Loire Valley […]

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Beautiful Provence | Abbey Saint André Villeneuve-sur-Avignon

11 Oct

Provence is a place of beautiful villages, picturesque hill top towns, gorgeous gardens and a stunning landscape. All who visit long to return after falling in love with the colourful southern French region. We asked Emily Durand at Your Private Provence about some of her favourite Provence beauty spots… Abbey Saint Andre one of the […]

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Brilliant off the beaten track city breaks in France

10 Oct

France is a land of diverse landscapes and varied cities. There’s the cultural capital Paris, the gastronomic capital Bordeaux and wine capital Lyon – but there’s far more to France that the well-known. Discover some of the most beautiful, undiscovered cities for a special break you’ll love. Brittany – Dinan Dinan is a beautifully preserved […]

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