The Good Life France Magazine

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Published by the award winning team at The Good Life France

11 months ago

Winter 2022

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Discover France’s magical winter wonderland destinations - from the French Alps to the French Riviera. Read about the biggest bûche de Noël, Christmas log cake, in the world and see Paris when it snows. Head to the sweet village of Flavigny in Burgundy where the film Chocolat was filmed and to Rouen, the Ardèche region and Côtes du Rhône. Go gaga for gorgeous Gascony and feel festive at the colourful Christmas market of Metz, Lorraine.Toulouse, feel good films, recipes, guides and giveaways…

alongside the Nordic

alongside the Nordic skiing pistes. And who can resist floating in the village’s heated outdoor pool as the snow falls around you… In Le Grand Bornand: This is proper ‘Heidi’ country – alpine chalets galore, mountain views that make your soul soar, as well as museums and superb restaurants. Don’t miss the Restaurant les Rhodos, a cosy mountain bistro on the Aravis Pass. In Manigod: Off the pistes, visit the Paccard cheese cellars and taste local favourites including Manigodine, Reblochon and Chevrotin. Don’t miss The Garage Concept Café, ‘Lo Garajo’, which has a deck overlooking the mountains. Indulge in a gastronomic experience at the Chalet-Hotel La Croix-Fry – their Reblochon pie is mouthwateringly good. And try out Paret’s sledge, the emblematic ride is a one-shoe’d wooden sledge with a vertical handle - you can borrow one for free from Manigod tourist office! Noël la clusaz © Pierrick Aubert Lac de Thuy Hiver 2021 © OT Thônes CDV Thones © Thônes Cœur des Vallées Tourist Office 10 | The Good Life France The Good Life France | 11