At VINGT Paris, we aren’t just experts in everything Paris; we also get out and about around France too – helping to enhance our expertise in all things French. As well as visiting other parts of the country through our VINGT Global offering, where we bring you the finest properties for sale in France and other parts of the world, we also love travelling throughout the country for the sheer pleasure. Here, we have curated a selection of great things to do across France – and beyond. Read on to discover more….
Words: Susie Hollands Images: Tony Tidswell, Susie Hollands PÉZENAS Pézenas is a fascinating medieval town – from the 16th and 17th centuries it was the capital city of the Languedoc region, between Montpellier and Beziers. Once a Roman city, the remarkably well-preserved streets in the… Read more
Words: Susie Hollands Images: Susie Hollands and La Mirande Perhaps best known for its annual theatre festival, the light that captivated impressionist Vincent Van Gogh during his convalescence, and of course that bridge – Avignon is well worth the trip from Paris or further afield,… Read more
Deauville’s casino and beaches have long held an allure for the ‘Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know’ crowd. From Coco Chanel, Colette and back again to Francois Sagan, since the fin de siècle wealthy thrill-seekers have been attracted by the sea breeze and the rattle… Read more
Text: Aran Cravey Spreading the artistic wealth has been a part of France’s cultural history for centuries. Since the early 19th century, the Louvre has been loaning out its masterful treasures to regional museums within the country in the spirit of bringing art to the… Read more
Not in Paris but worth the trip to the South is Les Volets Bleus, situated about 4km from Biarritz in one of the most beautiful villages of the Pays Basque, Arcangues. Like the British concept of Bed&Breakfast, but a million miles away in terms of… Read more