Culture and attractions

Do you know which French chef was born near Besançon in the east of France, or which singer was born in the city of Nantes? Take our quiz to find out in which wonderful corners of France some well-known public figures first came into the world

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

Christmas markets in France

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Soon Christmas markets will open across France bringing bucketfuls of festive cheer. These 12 traditional Christmas markets in France are a great place to pick up some French Christmas gifts

The French City of Light beat off competition from Brussels, Athens and Lisbon to take the top spot

Beloved by expats, locals and tourists alike, Finistère is home to some beautiful towns brimming with Breton culture. Here’s our top 10.

A new book celebrates the magnificent setting of the Domain of Chaumont-sur-Loire which is home to the International Garden Festival

A new signposting system in the City of Lights is guiding tourists and locals alike to lesser known cultural spots

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