This week saw 218 articles about France. Here is a selection of some articles which appeared in National publications from 18th to 24th June.
The smart route to the sun – The Sunday Times
According to Anthony Peregrine driving all day through France to find sun in the south would be a real shame. He recommends a real road trip from Calais to the south of the country with maps and different stages: Puy du Fou, Reynou Park, Vulcania, Parc des Oiseaux, Beaune and more.
The Other Riviera – Financial Times Weekend Magazine
Rowley Leigh carries us to Marseilles for a city break. He shows us we can associate Marseilles with the Riviera. The beaches, the good weather but also, and above all, the gastronomy. Bouillabaisse, Rouille, Anchoïade… he tastes the city’s typical dishes for us and provides recipes to us an idea of some of Marseilles’ specialities.
Alain Ducasse: my guide to eating out in Paris for less – The Times
Harriet Addison interviewed Alain Ducasse - the famous French top chef – to get his advice on cheap restaurants in Paris. He gives us a list of 20 restaurants with mains at €20 maximum all across the capital: Pont de l’Alma, Palais Royal, Odéon, Opéra Garnier, La Sorbonne…
Grand Tour – Financial Times
With the famous “Tour de France” close at hand, Tim Moore suggests what he considers “the perfect hotel for cyclists”: the Château de la Tour du Puits. Located in the Alps in the Savoie area, this hotel has 7 bedrooms and offers wonderful views of the region’s peaks. More than the comfort of the castle, Tim also enjoyed the landscape and routes for cycling tours.