Bordered by Gers, the Landes, Hautes-Pyrenees and the Bay of Biscay, with the Atlantic to the west and the Pyrenees to the south, the Pyrénées-Atlantiques is an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Comprising of the Languedoc and Dordogne regions that boast an incredibly diverse landscape of gorges, meadows, vineyards, beaches, cities and ancient villages, the South West of France is simply made for being in the great outdoors.
France is world-renowned for its mighty chateaux, scattered across hillsides, next to rushing rivers and overlooking wonderful cities, towns and villages. The South-West of France is one of the country’s most beautiful regions and is home to many imposing chateaux that boast incredible vistas of the mountains, meadows and water.
Well known as a superb holiday destination, south west France provides spectacular scenery, brimming with flourishing vineyards. This part of France is a prolific wine-producing area. Whether your preference is red, white, rosé or sparkling, there is limitless amount of opportunity to sample, buy and improve your knowledge of wine by exploring some of the 100,000
St. Tropez on the shimmering Cote d’Azur is renowned for its glamour, glitz and elegance, but is it a realistic holiday destination with children in tow? Vintage Travel explores whether this ultra-chic French Riviera coastal resort is feasible with the kids…
The picturesque and quaint market town of Castillonnes in the northern Lot et Garonne department of south west France can only be described as a ‘must-see’ village in a region of France that is brimming with culture, character and beauty. With a hilltop location, Castillonnes boasts magnificent views of the Lot et Garonne countryside rolling
When planning a wedding, the honeymoon has to be one of the most exciting aspects of wedding organisation. You’ll be happily married, all the pre-wedding jitters will be behind you and you and your ‘other half’ will be jetting off to a week or so of romantic freedom. The biggest question related to planning a
Vieilles Charrues in the heart of Finistere countryside is one of the world’s biggest music festivals. Being a just a quick boat ride from Britain this huge music festival offers an interesting alternative for the unlucky 200,000 or so who tried and failed to get a Glastonbury ticket. With five stages and more than 80
Surrounded by rolling green hills and healthy forests, Le Clos de Redon in south west France is the perfect country house for those looking to escape to peace and tranquillity. This four bedroom house is set within the most idyllic of French countryside and is in striking distance to some of the most beautiful villages
On the face of it, the small and sleepy town of Mirande in the Gers department in South West France would be an unlikely place to play host to the largest country and western festival in Europe. Not only is the festival the biggest Country and Western event in Europe but it is also recognised