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

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Issue No. 19

Delicious sunshine cocktails and scrumptious recipes, brilliant features and tons of information and gorgeous photos to inspire your visits. The secret life of castles in Burgundy, the Abbey of Senanque in Provence, Sainte-Denis, Lourdes, Calvados in Normandy, Paris, Grenoble and more...

contributors Barb Harmon

contributors Barb Harmon is a freelance travel writer and hopeless Francophile. She and her husband are looking forward to living the good life in France (fingers crossed). She blogs at chasingthenextchapter.com Lucy Pitts is the Deputy Editor of The Good Life France Magazine. She divides her time between the UK and France where she has a home in the the Vendée area, known as the Green Venice of France. Find her at stroodcopy.com Martha McCormick is a writer who first set foot in France at age 17 where she experienced an epiphany perhaps familiar to many people: This is what life is meant to be! Editor: Janine Marsh contact editor (at) the goodlifefrance.com Deputy Editor: Lucy Pitts Advertising: sales (at) thegoodlifefrance.com Digital support: Umbrella Web Solutions Artistic support: Kumiko at KumikoChesworth.myportfolio.com Front Cover image: Honfleur, Calvados, Normandy

contents P. 8 p. 25 P. 30 p 26 Features 8 The Secret Life of Chateaux A look at some of the magnificent castles of Burgundy and Franche-Comté 20 Discover Calvados The famous liqueur of Normandy that can blow your socks off! 26 What's new for Summer 2018 in France Great events and openings you won't want to miss 32 Le Weekend in Grenoble Visit the cities that have so much to offer and a long an ancient history, well worth a visit. 38 The Abbaye de Senanque Provence Famous for the lavender fields but worth a visit on its own merits. 44 20 things to do in toulouse The bet things to do in the sunny city from dawn to dusk