From the Chartres Cathedral to the Palace of Versailles, these are 10 of France’s most treasured UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Underground and overground, Gillian Thornton celebrates the dramatic landscape and history of Midi-Pyrénées.
Expat Brits set up cycling business in the beautiful Tarn region, France; Janine Marsh; The Good Life France
Meet the expat Brits who set up a cycling business in France and are loving the good life in the Tarn, southern France where the cycle routes are perfect!
Tarn Gastronomy, introduction to Gastronomy, the Tarn, Occitanie, France; Fiona MacLean; London Unattached
Although Fiona MacLean has travelled widely in France, she continue to find new and unique pockets of the country which surprise and delight. The Tarn, a Departement in France that is situated to the North East of Toulouse is part of Occitanie – a region with its own cultural heritage and language. She has been to a few other parts of Occitanie before – to the Causses and Cevennes and to Aveyron so she had some idea of the kind of landscape to expect. But, as is often the case, this particular trip had an altogether different flavour;)
This is why you should skip another crowded romp down the Champs-Elysées and hit the southwest instead.
John Stone visits the attractions of Toulouse and southwest France, which remain largely off the map for U.S. tourists.
In the pretty pink-hued city of Albi in southern France, birthplace of Toulouse-Lautrec, the biggest museum dedicated to the works of the renowned artists has reopened its doors after an ambitious refurbishment project lasting for 11 years..