Holidays in France

A quality burger from Le Camion Qui Fume

Food on the go

Get a taste of the food trucks phenomenon with our selection of mobile caterers bring high-quality meals to the streets of France

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My France

An interview with Jonathan Meades

The journalist, film-maker and architecture expert tells Carolyn Boyd of his long links with France and how it feels to live in Le Corbusier’s Cité Radieuse in Marseille

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The exterior of the Château d'Angers

Drive time in the Loire Valley

Visit imposing châteaux and enjoy delicious seafood on a drive along the Loire Valley between the historic cities of Angers and Nantes

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A magnificent display of fireworks rounds off the Quatorze Juillet celebrations in Paris

Celebrate the Quatorze Juillet in style

The classic location for the Quatorze Juillet fireworks in Paris is the Champ de Mars next to the Eiffel Tower. But if you prefer not to share a park with 300,000 revellers, we can suggest more intimate venues that still provide a good view

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Napoléon Bonaparte © Fotolia

Return to Waterloo

On the bicentenary of the battle that changed Europe, Anthony Lambert examines Wellington’s victory over Napoléon and sees how troops are preparing to do battle once more

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The Notre-Dame Cathedral towers above the quaint old buildings in the centre of Rouen

A weekend in Rouen

The historic city has attracted artists for more than a century, each of them creating their own take on Rouen. FRANCE Magazine looks at the city’s star attractions

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A view of central Lyon

Perfect French apartment rentals

Discover the vibrant foodie French capital Lyon with an apartment rental from


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A hot air balloon floats over the Plus Beau Village of Rocamadour in the Dordogne Valley © Lot Tourisme

Seven ways to enjoy France in high places

Admire the cities and countryside of l’Hexagone from new perspectives with our activity guide

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Outside the idyllic Château de Saint-Paterne

Editor’s Pick: Eight of the best places to stay in France

FRANCE Magazine editor Carolyn Boyd names her eight favourite places to stay in France, for every budget

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A parcel of terroir in Burgundy

3D Wines and WineVIP partnership

3D Wines and WineVIP have teamed up to offer wine-loving Americans a chance to own parcels of terroir in some of the greatest appellations of France.


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An interview with Jenni Murray

The presenter of BBC 4’s Women’s Hour talks to Zoë McIntyre about beach shacks and Paris cabarets

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The sunny terrasse at La Coquerie

Eating out in Sète

The sea and lagoons around this Mediterranean harbour town provide a bountiful harvest of fish and seafood, says Amanda Pollard

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The coastal trail along Cap d'Ail

From Cap to Cap

Walking the Cap Martin coast path to Cap d’Ail exposes Tristan Rutherford to the delicious sights, smells and tastes of the Côte d’Azur

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Carving a career with soap vignette

In her regular series, Carol Drinkwater meets a sculptor using everyday materials

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Terry Wogan © Tim Wesson

Terry Wogan column

From his holiday home in the Gers, our columnist muses on the great divide between britain and France when it comes to food and drink

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The Hotel Christiania

Hotel Christiania in Les Gets

Hotel Christiania in Les Gets is a great location for a family holiday, winter or summer, with a plethora of activities for all the family, from hill walking and mountain biking to skiing in the winter. ADVERTISING FEATURE

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