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The Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc: the legendary Palace…

Royalty, politicians, artists, tycoons, film stars... At the tip of Cap d’Antibes on France's Côte…

Nightlife

8 ways to spend a Basque night

What goes on after sunset on the Basque coast? When the surfers have brought in their boards and…

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Seaside golf

Golf de Dinard, Brittany This is France’s second oldest golf course after that of Pau. Established…

Nature

Top 5 birdwatching sites in…

25km from the coast of Newfoundland in Canada, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon’s eight islands are a…

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Tahiti: Ecotourism

Tahiti has an incalculable number of secrets. These small sandy coral islands have seen many hotel…

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Wandering around Brest with Mathieu Le Gall

Brest and the Plougastel peninsula are located at the furthest tip of Brittany. The photographer…

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How to forget winter in 7 easy steps... in Corsica

The nights are cutting in, temperatures are falling, and snow fanatics are waxing their skis. Beat…

Sport

Surfing in winter on the Basque Coast – yes you…

If there's one thing that Manon from the Allons Rider blog is passionate about, it's surfing – even…

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A little taste of Bastia

Imagine an easy-going day down by the Med. You’re in Bastia, in Corsica. We’re well into September,…

Nature

8 ways to count the days left til summer around…

The sun is out. The days are longer. But there’s still no crowds or traffic jams. Keep it to…

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The Taputapuatea marae has been classified a…

An open-air temple on Raiatea in French Polynesia, the Taputapuatea marae joined the prestigious…

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5 great reasons to visit Bora Bora

Rising from the seas in the heart of the South Pacific, Bora Bora is the jewel of French Polynesia:…

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10 unmissable highlights along the Atlantic coast

Explore the salt marshes of the Guérande peninsula as well as its medieval town, officially…

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Enjoy some truly extraordinary experiences…

Thanks to the exceptional biodiversity of the Mayotte Lagoon, one of the most beautiful in the…

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Pack your bags: we're heading South!

What to pack... South-West France or Côte d’Azur? Provence or Corsica? It’s so laid back it’s…

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Côte d'Azur, the French Riviera

If one part of Provence has an international reputation, then it is, of course, the Côte d’Azur –…

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Pack your bags – we're heading for the beaches in…

So what to take? The weather can sometimes be a bit capricious on the coast... It can be gorgeous,…

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Thrills and spills in Tahiti!

We head to French Polynesia with photographer Ben Thouard, in search of waves, surf, and…

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Coming soon to Bordeaux... A Museum of the Sea…

In summer 2018, Bordeaux will officially open its new Museum of the Sea and Seafaring. This 13,000…

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8 slow living experiences that are 100% Made in…

Inhale… Exhale... Here is a place where there’s no motorway or high speed train. A haven for both…

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Did you know that over water bungalows were…

They conjure up images of dream holidays in far-flung lagoons, and over water bungalows were…

The art of the unexpected

How I managed not to see a single star in Cannes

Sometimes the best thing about travelling is the unexpected twists and turns. In France it's good…

Spa and wellbeing

Want to play golf in paradise?

There are 20 golf courses on the Côte d’Azur, with renowned spots such as Terre Blanche, St.…

Seaside

7 experiences to see Mayotte’s lagoon at its best

Sail between islets and sandbanks, swim with turtles, spot humpback whales, or take off in a…

Palaces de France collection

Hotel Byblos, Saint-Tropez. A true legend

Set off to discover the legend, where tradition meets dream landscapes.

Culture

Saint-Malo

The city of the “corsairs”, a coastal capital and the jewel of the Emerald Coast, Saint-Malo has…

Palaces de France collection

Le Château de la Messardière, Saint-Tropez. An…

Experience life in a Provence renovated chateau.

Nature

The world’s most famous heart is in New Caledonia

The Heart of Voh is a natural clearing formed by the mangroves. It symbolises an ecosystem worth…

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The Gulf of Valinco

Unmissable sights in the Sartenais Valinco Taravo region Campomoro tower stands on the southernmost…

Culture

The Mont-Saint-Michel becomes an island once more…

After 10 years of major works, the Mont-Sai**nt-Michel can now once more become an island at high…