The Good Life France Magazine

The Good Life France Magazine brings you the best of France - inspirational and exclusive features, fabulous photos, mouth-watering recipes, tips, guides, ideas and much more...

Published by the award winning team at The Good Life France

13 months ago

Issue No. 14

From Paris to the Loire Valley, and everywhere in between, how to live like a millionaire in Nice on a budget, French island hopping, a fairy tale chateau and Monet's Garden in Giverny. Everything you want to know about France and more.

Contributors Daniel

Contributors Daniel Galmiche is a French chef and author of The French Brasserie Cookbook and Revolutionary French Cooking. He's a regular guest on BBC's Saturday Kitchen and passionate about using produce from local, sustainable resources. Find out more at Daniel Sara Neumeier is a New York food stylist who shares a summer cottage in the Dordogne with her parents. She and her recipes are featured in the memoir Beginning French by Les Américains Peter Jones is a writer, photographer and radio presenter who loves food and travel. He lives in Oxfordshire, UK and is a freelance writer for newspapers and magazines. Find out more at Rupert Parker is a writer, photographer, cameraman & TV Producer. His special interests are food & travel. His articles appear in national newspapers, magazines, and global websites read about his latest adventures at Planet Appetite & on Twitter @planetappetite. Lucy Pitts is a freelance writer and Deputy Editor of The Good Life France. She is a professional copywriter who runs Strood Copy. She divides her time between France and the UK. Her favourite place is the Vendée area, known as the Green Venice of France. Editor: Janine Marsh contact editor (at) the Deputy Editor: Lucy Pitts Advertising: Mark sales (at) Digital support: Umbrella Web Solutions

Page 56 Page 8 CONTENTS FEATURES 8 Monet’s Garden in Giverny It’s the most visited private garden in western Europe and here’s why... 22 The Chateau du Rivau A Loire Valley fairy tale castle to swoon over - it's gorgeous. 32 Cycling in the Ardeche Lucy Pitts falls in love with the wild and dramatic beauty of the Ardeche. 40 Bordeaux – Wine, Rivers & Chateaux Rupert parker says a cycling/barge holiday in Bordeaux is bound to float your boat. Page 50 46 Ile D’Aix, Charente-Maritime The perfect little island for chilling out and getting away from it all. 50 How to live like a Millionaire in Nice... on a budget A break in the sunny southern city doesn’t need to break the bank! 56 The Loire Valley – like you’ve never seen it before The secret side to this beautiful area and a few surprises too!