City Focus: Valence in Drôme

Saint-Apollinaire Cathedral sits at the heart of medieval Valence. IMAGE © SHUTTERSTOCK

Nestled on the eastern bank of the Rhône, Valence has long boasted the river’s largest marina

48 Hours in Lille

Grand Place, Lille. Photo: © OTCL Lille / Laurent Ghesquière

Just over an hour away from Paris by train, Lille is a perfect destination for a quick weekend

La Vie de Château: The Châteaux of Burgundy

Château de Bussy-Rabutin was home to disgraced courtier and avid art collector Roger de Bussy-Rabutin. IMAGES @ BURGUNDY-FRANCHE-COMTÉ TOURISME, SHUTTERSTOCK
Banished courtiers, murderers, bloody battles and scandalous literature… the châteaux