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.… 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… 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… Read more
Join Terresa Murphy for a day-long visit to the home and vineyards of one of her many natural winemaker friends in the Loire Valley. The winemaker will warmly greet you at the door and invite… Read more
In the unlikely event that Paris is beginning to get tiresome, art correspondent Lilianne Milgrom offers two very different art experiences outside the Paris metropolis. Here she offers a classical option of Chantilly's Musée Condé. 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… 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… Read more