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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Spring 2022

Discover Paris in the spring, Caen in Normandy and its marvellous markets plus Yvoire, a picturesque village on the edge of Lake Geneva in Haute-Savoie. Explore Saint-Omer, a historic city in the far north that's full of secrets and treasures, and Evian, where Frankenstein's monster stayed! Head with us to Metz in Lorraine to find out about its incredible past, La Couvertoirade, one of the prettiest villages in France, and the UNESCO heritage of Avignon. Guides, gorgeous photos, what's new in France, the best tours and delicious recipes from the legendary Le Nôtre bakery in Paris - and more.

Foodie tour of Dordogne

Foodie tour of Dordogne Fabulous Food Tours of Dordogne Unique and utterly scrumptious gastronomic day tours of Dordogne. You’ll be transported by 2CV through the glorious Dordogne landscape to visit the most amazing foodie destinations and taste local specialities including truffles, caviar and wine. Visit castles, breath-takingly pretty villages, vineyards, churches, manors and mills. perigourmet.com Year round themed and bespoke small group tours of Provence Small group tours and customized travelling to give you memories to last a lifetime. Discover the best of Provence: Lavender tours, truffle, grape harvest, and bespoke tours as well as chauffeur services for day trips or a lot longer. Emily Durand’s Private Provence tours are unique, exclusive and truly fabulous. yourprivateprovence.com Gascony, the Basque country, Provence and southern France Nourish your soul and unleash your spirit of adventure in Gascony. You’ll experience the famous food, wine and Armagnac of the region and discover where to find the best antique shops and flea markets, the most beautiful villages and magnificent chateaux. Lavender fields, Provence 86 | The Good Life France

Vineyard in the Rhône Valley Villefranche-sur-Mer Gascony countryside From one day to week long tours that are customised for you. There are also tours of Provence, southern France and the Basque country. frenchcountryadventures.com Day trips and tour packages all over France, plus brilliant shore excursions Ophorus Tours are a French family run business with huge experience of running small group tours all over France as well as shore excursions. There is a huge choice of tours from fun and informative guided walking city tours to very carefully crafted multi regional packages, wine tasting, cycling and more. Their aim is to show you France as they believe it should be shown – authentic, colourful and friendly. www.ophorus.com Spring and autumn small group tours of Provence Custom tours of Provence for small groups. Jackdaw Journeys tours are designed for those who wish to immerse themselves in the culture of Provence. Cooking classes, markets, antiquing, gastronomy and wine – it’s all about discovering authentic Provence and the French Riviera. You’ll make memories to cherish forever. jackdawjourneys.com Stunning B&B near Bergerac, Chateau Masburel With honey-toned stone walls and sage- green shutters, the 18th Chateau de Masburel wine domaine and B&B, has a timeless, unhurried feel to it. It’s a working winery producing award winning wines. Close to Bergerac, Saint-Emilion and ten minutes from the bastide town of Sainte-Foy-la- Grande on the banks of the River Dordogne in the Gironde. it’s the perfect base to explore the area and enjoy a relaxing break. Chateau-masburel.com Culture & cookery tours in Provence Cooking classes with chefs in their homes where you’ll cook “authentic French dishes, no frou frou” says host Martine Bertin- Peterson. You’ll shop at the enchanting street markets with chefs and dine at the most scrumptious restaurants in beautiful towns of Provence on this fully escorted delicious and cultural trip of a lifetime. goutetvoyage.com Cognac no. 22 – luxury farmhouse in Charente-Maritime A 19th century traditional farmhouse with a luxurious pool is in a tranquil village surrounded by vineyards and fields of summer sunflowers. Close to the Charente River and the market towns of Rouillac and Matha, this gorgeous holiday rental is ideally situated for trips to the historic towns of Cognac, St Jean d ‘Angely, Saintes and Angoulême and the Atlantic Coast beaches. Cognac-no22.com The Good Life France | 87