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11 reasons to buy the August issue of FRANCE Magazine

PUBLISHED: 13:02 05 July 2017 | UPDATED: 14:05 12 July 2017

The August 2017 issue of FRANCE Magazine

The August 2017 issue of FRANCE Magazine

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The August 2017 issue of FRANCE Magazine is now on sale! From stunning towns and villages to fabulous summer festivals, here are 11 reasons to read the new issue

1. Discover Strasbourg

We pay a visit to this charming city in picture-perfect Alsace

One of many striking gardens at the festival in Chaumont-sur-Loire One of many striking gardens at the festival in Chaumont-sur-Loire

2. Wander around glorious gardens in the Loire Valley

The château of Chaumont-sur-Loire entices green fingered visitors from all over to its international garden festival

3. Bake a delicious tarte tropézienne

Learn how to make Brigitte Bardot’s favourite pastry

Crows enjoying a good time in Juan les Pins Crows enjoying a good time in Juan les Pins

4. Boogie on down at the Jazz à Juan festival

Get into the groove at this Riviera festival, which has been attracting big names in music for almost 60 years

5. Spend your summer in the Tarentaise

Experience the best of the Alpine Valley on a hiking, biking or climbing holiday

Inside the trendy RBC Kitchen in Montpellier � NQUY Inside the trendy RBC Kitchen in Montpellier � NQUY

6. Dine out in edgy Montpellier

This forward-thinking city has plenty of places to whet your appetite

7. Soak up the charm in quaint Conques

We go for a lovely stroll in the flower-filled village of Conques in the Aveyron département

Île Louët in Brittany © Hubert Moal Île Louët in Brittany © Hubert Moal

8. Enjoy a relaxing stay on the water

Sample life on a barge or rent your own island – these are just some of the options in our accommodation round-up

9. Head to a fabulous food festival

Try our pick of upcoming, lesser-known foodie fêtes

10. Plan a road trip

We stop off at a cluster of authentic French towns and villages in the lesser-known south of France

11. Learn the language

Check out our language pages for help on asking directions on your next trip across the channel

So what are you waiting for? Buy the August 2017 issue of FRANCE Magazine now!

Or take advantage of our great subscription offers

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