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. 28

This gorgeous issue is stuffed full of fabulous features from beautiful Annecy to the sunny southern Basque country and the city of Pau, the Canal du Midi and much more. There’s a fabulous photo essay of the four seasons of Provence, practical guides and recipes galore with a focus on the gastronomy of the Touraine region in the Loire Valley - from an ancient recipe for macarons to more-ish nougat cake!

Don’t miss in Annecy

Don’t miss in Annecy Thrills Paraglide: Head up into the mountains and the Col de la Forclaz, an alpine road pass, if you like adrenaline thrills. From here you can hang-glide over the lake. It’s massively popular with locals and visitors at one of the best-known paragliding sites in the world. Hang-sleep: If you’ve got a head for heights you may like to spend the night suspended on a cliff over Lake Annecy. No, I didn’t try it, I got taken to the Empire State Building in New York for my 40th birthday and crawled round the viewing platform on my hands and knees – being high up isn’t for me. But… it does sound fun, a suspended hammock hanging from a cliff under the stars with the lake far, far below… Details: Tours Boat: Take a cruise of the lake, there are loads of options from catamaran to restaurant boat Libellule, or even hire a small motorboat. Car: Take a guided tour by 2CV, the little French cars we all love! Air: Take a tour by helicopter, small plane or even gyrocopter and get a birds eye view… Wheels: Hire a bike, e-bike, scooter, Segway – take a guided tour or freewheel your way round the lake. Details from the tourist office: Lac d, 1 Rue Jean Jaurès

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