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...


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Issue No. 25

In this issue, visit France from home - Gascony, and Provence, fabulous day trips from Paris, captivating Toulouse and charming Northern France. Recipes, guides and a whole heap more to entertain and inspire...

Riverside lunch:

Riverside lunch: Overlooking the river Somme, at the entrance to the hortillonnages, Au Fil de l’Eau restaurant is lovely inside but even more so outside on a sunny day. Seated on a terrace that makes you feel as if you’re in a treehouse, or in a flower filled garden courtyard, you’ll feel like you’ve escaped to the country. The menu is typically French with fresh and seasonal products and local classics such as Ficelle Picarde, a savoury pancake topped with a creamy sauce and utterly delicious. Find them on Facebook: Restaurant.Bar.Au.Fil. De.L.Eau/ Wine and dine: Brasserie Jules is an institution in the city and a family favourite for Sunday lunch. Paris brasserie style with gleaming brass and plush red banquettes, Jules Verne (in a photo) seems to look on approvingly while artworks depicting scenes from his tales decorate the walls. The seafood platters here are legendary, piled high with the freshest of shellfish, and the most succulent oysters. www.brasserie-jules.fr/ Practical information From Paris, Amiens is a little over an hour by train, and from Calais by car it’s around an hour and a half. The tourist office is next to the Cathedral: http://www.amiens-tourisme.com/ More info on the region: visit-somme.com/explore UK.France.fr 15 things to do in Picardy