France Today
08  décembre     01h04
Le Dernier Mot: Hen Pals Lead to Pen Pals
Kristin Espinasse    Kristin’s fine feathered friends prompt an unexpected correspondence Ever since we built our poulailler along the fence facing the street, our five hens have become a kind of neighbourhood attraction. Cot cot cot ’ I hear from my bedroom window, which overlooks our driveway and the street...
07  décembre     01h09
From Battlefield to Vineyard: The French Foreign Legion’s Wine
Patrice Bertrand    The legendary French Foreign Legion, immortalised in more than 100 films and open to all nationalities, has its own vineyard in Provence. Patrice Bertrand reports. Winemaking is not our primary job. But in everything we do, we have a duty of excellence. We have therefore chosen to be competitive...
05  décembre     01h39
Christmas and Festive Events in France 2021
France Today Editors    The festive season brings a wealth of cultural outings, events and festivals to France. Here are some favourites. SOUNDS DIVINE It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and the most musical There are more concerts on the calendar than you can shake an oboe at. Whichever the genre, classical,...
03  décembre     01h12
Book Review: An Insider’s Guide to Provence by Keith Van Sickle
Janet Hulstrand    Hot off the press this month, An Insider’s Guide to Provence is a great holiday gift suggestion for Francophiles who particularly love Provence or for those who dream of going there for the first time, and could use a friendly hand to guide them along the way once they get there. Keith Van Sickle...
02  décembre     13h33
Arc 1950: Luxury, Family-Friendly Ski Resort in the French Alps
Sponsored Content    Dreaming of an alpine winter wonderland? Powdery pistes and plenty of après-ski entertainment? A place the whole family will enjoy? Here’s your answer. Located in Savoie near the Vanoise National Park, with a view of the Mont Blanc massif, Arc 1950 Le Village is the most recent of the Haute...
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The Quick Guide: 12 Essential Day Trips From Paris
Chloe Govan    Loved Chloe Govan’s recent feature on day trips from Paris? Here’s a quick reference guide to the essential trips. From natural wonders to stunning châteaux to the haunts of favourite artists, there’s something for everyone. Related articles: Where to Stay and Eat Outside of Paris What to See and...
01  décembre     01h16
France Today Holiday Gift Guide 2021
France Today Editors    Tis the season The illuminations are up on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, boutiques are showing off fantastical shop windows, and the Christmas markets are in full swing. (Pain d’épices and hot mulled wine galore.) Need some inspiration for your holiday shopping? We’re here to add some French joie...
26  novembre     01h36
Read the Signs: Rue du Chat-Qui-Danse in Saint-Malo
Sylvia Edwards Davis    A big bang in Brittany Remember a few years ago in this column we visited a fishing cat in Paris, at rue du Chat qui Pêche? Well, today we are looking at a dancing feline. The name of a narrow little street in the enchanting coastal town of Saint-Malo, that offers a beautiful glimpse of The post...
25  novembre     01h36
What to See and Do Outside of Paris
Chloe Govan    Keen to explore the sites in the regions surrounding Paris? Foodie museums, hot air balloon rides and garden festivals are just some of the attractions on offer. Related articles: Day Trips from Paris: Champagne Country, Artist Villages and More Where to Stay and Eat Outside of Paris Gastronomy...
24  novembre     16h52
Win Six Bottles of Wine from Domaine Lafage (Prize Value Around 100)
France Today Editors    Wines from the Roussillon in the South of France, made by two seminal figures in the region’s wine industry. The Lafage family has been growing grapes in Roussillon for six generations, at the helm today are Jean-Marc and Eliane Lafage, who took over the running of the Domaine in 1996. The estate...