From cycling in Loire to a weekend in Cannes, the June 2018 issue of FRANCE Magazine is packed with great articles! Order your copy now…
1. 21 coastal places to stay in France
From the Channel to the tip of Corsica, we have uncovered 21 hotels, gîtes, tents and even a private island where you can enjoy a holiday by the sea.
2. Explore Avallon in Burgundy
Come with us as we take a stroll around the small town of Avallon in Burgundy and discover its winding streets, terraced gardens and medieval towers.
3. Drive through rural Aveyron
Enjoy traditional villages, a famous cheese and a modern marvel on a drive through Aveyron from Brousse-le-Château to Millau.
4. Explore Loire by bike
We take a step back in time and take part in the Anjou Velo Vintage, an annual bike festival that sees cyclists dressed in vintage clothes and riding retro bikes cycle around the Loire Valley.
5. Recipe for vegetable tart
Having friends and family round for dinner? Don’t miss this great recipe for roasted onion, fennel and pesto tart from Emily and Giselle Roux’s recipe book New French Table.
6. Can you explore France by coach?
Is travelling by coach cheaper, quicker and more convenient than travelling by train in France? We take a tour of three northern cities to find out.
7. Why are there so many lavender fields in Provence?
In the latest in our ‘French icons’ series we look at the history of French lavender and find out the many varied ways it can be used.
8. Stephen Clarke on life in Paris
In his latest column, Paris-based writer Stephen Clarke gives his take on why the Paris Vélib bike hire system is in trouble.
9. Restaurants in Nantes
Visiting the French city of Nantes? We review three great restaurants and find the best places to pick up some local produce.
10. Spend a weekend in Cannes
Discover a different side to the glamorous Riviera resort on a backstreet tour of Cannes.
11. Interview with film-maker Léonor Serraille
We talk to French film-maker Léonor Serraille about her first feature film Jeune Femme and why she decided to have a mainly female crew.
12. Improve your French
We share some ways to refresh your French language skills along with puzzles to test your French and the phases you will need if you visit the post office.
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