April 21 2014 Latest news:
The annual celebration of the best in contemporary French film returns for its fifth year to venues across the UK.
Actor TOM BURKE plays Athos in The Musketeers, the BBC’s new interpretation of the swashbuckling novel by Alexandre Dumas père. He tells Zoë McIntyre about the part and his other French roles
While taking home an antique armoire might be tricky, there are plenty of smaller vintage finds that you can fit in your suitcase or in the back of your car. Anna McKittrick picks four of France’s best flea markets for your next treasure hunt
A second UK flight to Brive makes an idyllic area of France even more accessible, says Peter Stewart
Tucked away on a peninsula behind the Bassin d’Arcachon, Cap Ferret is a charming little bolthole with universal appeal. Carolyn Boyd takes a trip and finds the oysters aren’t the only aphrodisiac
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A West Yorkshire cheese company aims to woo the French with their unique range of cheeses as they set off on a trip across the channel.
Paris is no stranger to bold designs, and the Saint-James Paris hotel echoes this spirit by combining stately grandeur with outlandish decor to provide luxury with the wow factor.
We all love Paris in the springtime and there’s no better way to enjoy it than in the parks and public gardens, says Zoë McIntyre
The esprit Mortemart once captivated a royal court and still survives in a corner of the Limousin, says Mary Novakovich
Looking to buy that special something? Take a stroll away from the big avenues and see some of Paris’s most interesting shopping venues in its historic galleries and arcades, says Carolyn Boyd
Ferry travellers can enjoy the full flavour of France within a short drive of the Channel ports, says Paul Lamarra
The hearty flavours of olive-oil bread and spicy saucisson tempted Jon Bryant during a stroll through the market and shops of Arles
March is the ideal time to snap up a deal on your next sea trip to France, as operators highlight the range of Channel crossings, says Eleanor O’Kane
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