How One Quirky Hotel Is Putting The French Seaside Town Of Dinard Back On The Map
The small town in Brittany is often overlooked in favour of its glitzier sisters in Provence or France's more foodie heavyweights in Bordeaux, but, actually, it's just the kind of characterful seaside place you want for a short weekend hop – ideal to ...
Anne McNally's Social Diary: July 2017
Arriving in Seville at Hotel Alfonso XIII to meet the birthday boy Carlos Mota was really fun. The hotel is old-school gorgeous: a colonnade courtyard and tropical pool ... As Hervé and Bruno are, to me, the ultimate French chic, I feel blessed to have ...
Longford County Choir hits the high notes on visit to Noyal-Chatillon-Sur-Seiche
The next visit was to St Malo. This town, enclosed inside medieval town walls, was completely flattened by allied bombing prior to the Normandy landings during World War 11. It was faithfully reconstructed by the French and is now a major tourist ...
Why France's Emerald Coast is now a most glamorous summer getaway
All along this sparkling stretch of Brittany, where the likes of Salma Hayek and François-Henri Pinault, Hugh Grant, and Catherine Deneuve are said to vacation, historic towns like Dinard and St.-Malo are shedding their stuffy reputation to become a ...
The Australian Financial Review
Anchors aweigh on a rare cruise of chateaux and grands crus
The Australian Financial Review
Far from it. Eric Beaumard, the personable restaurant director of the three Michelin starred Le Cinq, at the Four Seasons George V Hotel in Paris, ranks among the world's best sommeliers. This, alone, is enough to elevate the masterclass above ... This ...
Great Brittany: discovering the Crozon peninsula
But it's probably fair to say that very few make it to the Crozon peninsula, despite it being only 50 miles from the port at Roscoff (and 140 miles from Saint-Malo). ... The French, however, are well-acquainted with Crozon's craggy charms and ...
The ultimate guide to holidaying in France's most breathtaking regions from Provence to Normandy
The ultimate guide to holidaying in France's most breathtaking regions from Provence to Normandy. The holiday gurus at Eurocamp have unveiled their ... Grand but not stuffy, there are hotels offering afternoon teas, as well as a racecourse and big ...
10 hidden gems of north-west France and northern Spain
This spring, enjoy a two-night hotel break in France from £114 per person, or cruise overnight to northern Spain and spend two nights in a choice of hotels from £169 per person. Find out more about these and other great value offers at brittany-ferries ...
20 of the best budget restaurants in France
A clutter of paintings and posters, and the treat of a hidden, overgrown tropical garden courtyard at the rear, are all part of the aura at this bistro adjoining the quirkily bohemian Hôtel Eldorado in burgeoning Batignolles. A local arty set pops in ...
St Malo, France: The perfect break
Worldwide trade brought extravagant prosperity. Pillaging plucky English shipping – St Malo was the key corsair port – bagged so much more that, at one point, Malouin merchants held 25 per cent of all the gold in France. Louis XIV used to call in for ...
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