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Celebrating 500 years since the Renaissance in the Loire Valley
Until 31 December
Cannes Film Festival
Until 25 May
The Distinction Palace
In France, hotel rankings highlight the exceptional 5-star hotels by elevating them to ‘palace’…
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Let’s conquer the Alps! Scale Mont Blanc or dip your toes in a crystal-clear mountain lake.
Run through the Vanoise National Park with ibex and chamois. Recharge your batteries in Evian-les-Bains, go skiing in Val d’Isère and stroll beside Annecy's picture-perfect canals.
Come evening, tuck into greedy portions of sumptuous tartiflettes, raclette and croziflette, and warm icy hands around a vin chaud.
9 must-ski slopes in the French Alps
With thousands of kilometers of state-of-the-art ski lift routes, a host of lively, iconic resorts…
10 exceptional Alpine restaurants
With their 40 Michelin-starred restaurants, the Alps have become the ‘Everest’ of French cuisine.…
5 Alpine resorts for spa lovers
The Alps massif unites a multitude of resorts and as many spas, giving it serious appeal for fans…
Cet hiver, plongez sous la glace !
L’hiver à la montagne est plutôt synonyme de ski et de sensations fortes sur les pistes. Les…
A Guide to the Best Après-Ski Spots in the French…
As the name itself reveals, après ski is a concept born and bred in France, before spreading to…
Discover the 23 "Palaces de France"
Visit the "Palaces de France" and discover a world of luxury hotels and French…
Annecy Paysages Festival of Art
Until September 2
The Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc
Until January 23
Tomorrowland Winter Festival, Alpe d'Huez
Until March 15
5 ways to feel on top of the world at the K2…
It takes its name from the world’s second highest peak, and the dream objective of any…
Holidays for those in the know: on the trail of…
Les Arcs ski resort, with 260 miles of piste and views of Mont Blanc, is celebrating its 50th…
The Alps: 7 ways to enjoy the snow without skiing
The mountains aren’t just about skiing – every season, resorts push their creative boundaries to…
Geography and climate