Constance Dive

Grab your shears!

Join in the grape harvest in Champagne

Harvesting, weighing and pressing... Wouldn’t you love to join in a grape harvest in Champagne?…

Follow the Route de la Rose

La vie en rose in the Loire Valley

With its infinitely-nuanced colouring and subtle, varied perfumes, the rose – muse of poets and…

Landmarks

Sleep in a Château: Top 5 Loire Valley…

Where better to declare your love than at a chateau in the Loire Valley? France.fr presents its…

Winter blanket

Let it snow on the Loire Valley castles!

They're commonly pictured (well, as common as Renaissance-era château can look!) in spring and…

Eyes in the blue

5 dream villas along the lagoon in Moorea, French…

The ocean lapping, the crystal clear waters of the lagoon as far as the eye can see, the sea breeze…

Cuisine

The classic Burgundy snack: Comté gougères

This little savoury cheese snack is a classic aperitif in Burgundy. France.fr passes on the recipe…

Timber-framed houses in the town center of Orléans

Strolling through the streets of Orléans

Between the architectural heritage, contemporary art, lush vegetation and delicacies, the city of…

Love at first sight

Falling under the spell of Colmar

It is said that Colmar is the essence of Alsace. With its half-timbered houses, flower-bedecked…

Museums

Lyon: city of cinema

It was in Lyon at the end of the 18th century that the Lumière brothers invented the cinematograph,…

Landmarks

Celebrating Christmas in the Loire Valley Chateaux

For the festive season, the chateaux of the Loire Valley don their most resplendent finery.…

Bon appétit!

The Villa René Lalique Christmas foie gras recipe

Want to impress your guests on Christmas Eve? Jean-Georges Klein and Paul Stradner, the duo of…

Ho Ho Ho!

5 must-see Christmas markets in Alsace

A smell of spices that tickles your nostrils, a hot drink in one hand, a "bredele" or a "manele" in…