Destination Guide – Le Cap Ferret (Atlantic Coast, France)

Destination guide to the idyllic Cap Ferret, on France’s Atlantic Coast (an hour’s drive from Bordeaux). This dream destination offers great quality oysters, plenty of nature and bike paths for exploring, and beautiful scenery and beaches to match. … More Destination Guide – Le Cap Ferret (Atlantic Coast, France)

Hotel de La Houle

Saint-Briac-Sur-Mer (Brittany, France) The small port town of Saint-Briac-sur-Mer, one of Brittany’s best-kept secrets, only has one hotel. Thankfully, it’s a real corker. Friendly service, laid-back beach vibes, and reasonably priced cosy rooms make it one of our favourite places for a relaxed stay on the stunning Emerald Coast. Set in a stone house, overlooking the … More Hotel de La Houle

Le Querrien

Cancale (Brittany, France) Le Querrien, a quaint 3-star hotel in the heart of Cancale, is a solid budget option in a town with limited and often overpriced accommodation options. Stunning views over the port and the hotel’s close proximity to the famous Cancale oyster market, make it more than worthy of a night or two stay. The … More Le Querrien

Château de Pizay

After a day touring the the Beaujolais wine region, bed down for a posh chateau stay in this medieval castle hotel and spa, nestled amongst 75 hectares of estate vines replete with a suitably regal landscaped garden. … More Château de Pizay

Hôtel La Tonnellerie

In the tiny town of Tavers (a stone’s throw from the Loire River on the eastern edge of the Loire Valley) this quaint 19th century renovated farmhouse is the perfect base for a charming country stay. A family-run establishment, La Tonnellerie values service, which can’t help but make you feel at home as you park up for a night or two. … More Hôtel La Tonnellerie