Paris Escapes

Here at VINGT Paris, we aren’t just passionate about Paris – we also love to visit other destinations around France, too, as well as across wider Europe. In fact, aside from all the obvious benefits of being in France, one of the other great things is the easy access to the rest of the Continent. As well as visiting these places through our VINGT Global offering, where we bring you the finest properties for sale across the world, we also love travelling for the sheer pleasure. Here, we have curated a selection of our favourite places to visit across France – and beyond. Read on to discover more….


Text: Susie Hollands Images: Moritz P and Alex Janssen Everything in Aix is close and walkable which, along with the warm and laid-back Southern vibe, makes it a very relaxing destination. Search for the Dolphin… Read more

Languedoc Roussillon – Pézenas, Narbonne and Nîmes

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, Trouville and Honfleur

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

Loire Wine Tour with La Cucina di Terresa

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

Musée Condé – Château de Chantilly

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

Centre Pompidou Metz

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

Le Volets Bleus Chambres d’hôte – Biarritz Pays Basque

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