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  • Peninsula Paris

    Sleep: Paris

    Basement spas run by perfume houses, rooftop pools with views of the Eiffel Tower, Michelin-starred brasseries and frescoed walls... If you’re looking for luxury, the palais hotels of Paris have… Read More»

  • Yachts moored in Port Hercule, Monaco. Image: Getty

    Like a local: Monaco

    Thrust into the Hollywood spotlight by Grace Kelly, this small principality on the Côte d’Azur remains the pinnacle of old-school glamour and ludicrous luxury. Its streets are lined with Michelin-starred… Read More»

  • Mont Saint-Michel

    Mont Saint-Michel: Turning tides

    An island fortress off the coast of Normandy, Mont Saint-Michel makes quite a first impression — although it pays to approach with caution Read More»

  • Camargue gardia. Image: Getty

    Camargue: The French Wild West

    Only two hours from the Côte d’Azur, the Camargue, a little-explored region of southern France, is a watery world of Gallic cowboys, rice fields, wild horses and weirdly civilised bullfights Read More»

  • Courchevel

    The Three Valleys: In the lap of luxury

    Join the Alpine jet-set in the French resorts of Courchevel and Meribel, where the Champagne flows and ski-wear comes courtesy of Chanel and Dior Read More»