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Where to Stay

Las Haras, Stasbourg
"A former royal stud and equestrian academy built in the 18th century, this haphazard yet majestic establishment in Strasbourg has been converte ...
Okko Hotel Nantes, Nantes
Slick new design hotel in Nantes. "Minimal design combined with unlimited access to multimedia resources makes it easy to work, play or relax&qu ...
Vintage Vert, Gascony, Pyrenees
Vogue calls this stylish 18th manor house-hotel in the Pyrenees, "an enchanging site from which to explore the nearby bastides of Gascony b ...
Auberge du Jeu de Paume, Chantilly, 40 km from Paris
"The ultimate romantic getaway" on 20,000 acres of regal parkland in Chantilly, a short-train ride from Paris.  "A stunning new h ...
Villa Cheminee, near Nantes, Bouee
British Harper's Bazaar
According to Harper's Bazaar, Nantes is repositioning itself as an art and culture destination in France.  It boasts 11 museums open year ro ...
Citadelle, Metz
Financial Times
Great, "undiscovered," city break for historic architecture lovers as well as for art fans. Metz, France is buzzing as a new outpost of the Ce ...
Hegia, Hazparne, 22 miles from Biarritz
Tatler, Our Friends
One of  travel-guru Maria Shollenbarger's three favourite places in the world, she writes in the attached, June 2011 Travelista co ...
Les Instants d'Absolu, Parc Volcanes d'Auvergne
Financial Times
"Simple but charming" luxury eco lodge in the high plains of Parc des Volcanes d'Auvergne in France. "Les Instants d'Abso ...
Le Logis de Puygaty, Midwest, Poitou-Charentes
Our Friends
"Le Logis de Puygâty is a 15th-century manor that’s more regal than rustic, where farmers’ tools sit alongside crystal chandelier ...
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Chateau de Bagnols, Bagnols, Beaujolais, near Lyon
Our Friends
"The luxury Chateaux de Bagnols hotel near Lyon has a moat, a drawbridge and towers of honey-coloured stone. Enjoy cookery courses, wine tasting, g ...
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Hotel Les Orangeries, West, between Loire and Perigord
British Harper's Bazaar
Eco friendly hotel in western France named "Best for Francophiles and gourmands" in Harper's Bazaar May 2009 article, The top 12 Ethical Hidea ...
Camp Biche, Lauzerte, 1.5 hours from Toulouse
British Harper's Bazaar
Harper's Bazaar fitness retreat for food lovers. "This French 'gourmet' camp [near Toulouse] bucks the trend of denial and suffering" typical ...

Where to Eat

Troisgros, Roanne, near Lyon
Financial Times
Destination gourmet restaurant in France for foodies, offering overnight accommodation.  "Anyone with an interest in the best French food a ...
L’Assiette Champenoise, Tinqueux
Financial Times
The ultimate road trip for seriously liquid foodies. "If ever extra motivation was needed to visit a three-Michelin-starred restaurant, this cou ...
La Beaugravière, Rhone Valley, Mondragon
Financial Times, Financial Times
An FT best restaurant pick for 2012, also a good spot for a genuine, unpretentious gourmet French meal in the Rhone Valley. Enjoy  ...
La Grenouillere, north, La-Madeleine-sous-Montreuil
Wallpaper praised the slick overhaul of La Grenouillere, an acclaimed Michelin-stared restaurant/hotel in the tiny French village La-Madeleine-sous-M ...