ile d’Houat was nominated as one of France’s favourite villages by viewers to France3 TV Channel in 2021   Ile de Houat An island off the south coast of Brittany…

Chablis was nominated as one of France’s favourite villages by viewers to France3 TV Channel in 2020. Chablis Chablis is also called the "Golden Gate of Burgundy". This village, whose…

Châteauneuf-en-Auxois was nominated as one of France’s favourite villages by viewers to France3 TV Channel in 2021 Chateauneuf-en-Auxois High on its rocky spur, the fortified village of Châteauneuf-en-Auxois (21 Côte…

Mirmande was nominated as one of France’s favourite villages by viewers to France3 TV Channel in 2020 Mirmande Mirmande (26 Drôme) is also classified as one of the most beautiful…

Montpeyroux was nominated as one of France’s favourite villages by viewers to France3 TV Channel in 2020 Montpeyroux(63 Puy-de-Dôme) in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region is a medieval hilltop village and a…

Semur-en-Brionnais was nominated as one of France’s favourite villages by viewers to France3 TV Channel in 2018. Semur-en-Brionnais "Cluny history in Burgundy"- birthplace of Saint Hugh, one of the great…

Domaine du Raba Hotel Located in Pessac Léognan famous for its wines e.g Chateau Haut-Brion, Hotel Domaine du Raba offers luxury accommodation, restaurants and Spa The hotel offers comfort, privacy…

The vineyard of Mas Sainte Berthe is one of our favourites for producing great wines and being in a great situation, with splendid provencal views of the imposing Alpilles mountains…

At Buzet-sur-Baise (47 Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle Aquitaine) there is an innovative co-operative wine cellar Les Vignerons de Buzet. which produces 95% of all Buzet wines - red, whites and rosés all…

Another of the riches to be found in French Markets is charcuterie, a term which covers both the shop (i.e. delicatessen) and cooked/prepared meat products such as Jambon ham (e.g…

It may be a bit of a cliché, but Garlic (ail) is almost an essential element of Franch life. Grown fairly widely in France, but especially in the southwest -…

Normandy is a rich source of excellent food - rich cream and cheeses from the dairy, and apples for fruit, cider and calvados. This picture shows a crop waiting to…

Corsica (Corse)is a truly beautiful island, very French but with its own distinct character and style. This is a photo of the tocky coast near Bonifacio, (2A Corse-du-Sud) where you…

Hyper market fish counter Even away from the main cities of France, the French love of food extends to this stunning display of fish (sea bream/dorade) in a modest supermarket…

Market tomatoes One of the joys of France are the many local markets in almost every village - often several in towns and cities.The fresh food is always seasonal and…