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    France: The house of Renoir

    Visit the Champagne region to discover Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s family home, newly opened to the public, with interiors staged to provide a glimpse into the life of the impressionist painter Read More»

  • France: Best walking trails

    Classic Mediterranean landscapes featuring clifftop bastides and Roman ruins are just some of the highlights of walking in France Read More»

  • Cafe and restaurant, Menilmontant. Credit: Getty

    Neighbourhood: Paris

    Paris is a great city to wander around, but some areas deserve special attention — there’s the former marsh reborn as a party town; the once gritty suburbs that gave… Read More»

  • Cycling on the Green line, Ohis. Image: Alamy

    France: Walking the rails

    Running along a defunct railway line, the Axe Vert de la Thiérache offers a glimpse into the bygone, bucolic age of steam Read More»

  • River Tarn. Credit: Sarah Barrell

    France: Take me to the river

    The rural landscape around southwest France’s River Tarn is ideal for hiking and biking, with ultra affordable places to eat and sleep, plus lakes and rivers begging to be explored… Read More»