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.

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PARIS in the spring “When spring comes to Paris, the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise” – Henry Miller Champs de Mars © Nathalie Geffroy Paris is undoubtedly a year-round city, but there is something about the spring that’s special. Paris in the spring is a cliché but like the best of clichés, it’s also a tangible experience. The air is soft and warm, the sun’s rays filter through the cherry blossom and light up bunches of pink and purple wisteria festooning fences, climbing over shop windows and doorways. The trees that line boulevards and avenues burst into life; boules games resume in the parks. Favourite city spots start to fill up with people flinging off their coats and settling in to watch the world go by from the terraces of their favourite cafés from Montmartre to Montparnasse. Families stroll in the parks, The Good Life France | 9