Posts tagged ‘Burgundy’

France off the beaten track

It’s August. It’s holiday time. French workers abandon city life for a whole month of vacation, heading for their holiday homes in the countryside.

The British too head to France en masse making a beeline for those honeypot destinations …. the Loire Valley, Provence, the Dordogne, the ‘South of France’ aka the French Riviera.

But what … Read More

The best places for Autumn colour in France

It is early November and, thanks to the exceptionally warm October in France, the colours have  been slow to change this autumn.

But the process is now in full swing and the vibrant reds, oranges and yellows are exploding all over the country.

So where in France will you see the best autumn colours?

Autumn … Read More

It’s Beaujolais Nouveau time again

Each year, on the stroke of midnight on the third Thursday of November, the festivities surrounding Beaujolais Nouveau kick off in France.

With a song and a dance and quite often a lot of fireworks, France celebrates the arrival of the first wine of the season. Beaujolais is the southernmost department of the Burgundy … Read More

Luxury accommodation in Burgundy

Now, as far as luxury accommodation in Burgundy goes, this is a special one.

Wine and food lovers will be in their element at this stunning chateau. It’s simply the most perfect location for a special occasion celebration such as a wedding anniversary, a birthday or an engagement party.

The stunning and beautifully restored chateau is … Read More