Region Guide

An insider’s guide to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in south-eastern France, including the main towns and attractions to visit, the best areas to live in, villages to explore and buying property in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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Auvergne

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

France has beautiful villages and remarkable gardens in abundance, but which beautiful French villages also have remarkable gardens? Ruth Wood presents a magnificent seven

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Aquitaine

Chamonix without the ski

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Chamonix is one of the best known ski resorts in France, but it has plenty to offer non-skiers too, as Brigitte Nicolas discovered

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Rhone-Alpes

A colossal two-year study of almost 35,000 towns, cities and villages has crowned these six communities as the best places to live in France

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Aquitaine

If you want to buy a home in or near a French village with the ‘Plus Beaux Villages de France’ label there’s a new one to add to the list

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Rhone-Alpes

After honing her skills in Oxford, British-American Caroline Conner started her own wine tasting business in Lyon

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Rhone-Alpes

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