Le Cinq Restaurant, Paris

George V Hotel, Paris

Courchevel 1850

Le Cheval Blanc - Courchevel

Lonchamp during Le Prix de L´Arc - Paris

With Chef Yanick Aléno - Courchevel

Lavender fields in Luberon - Provence

Gordes, Provence

Auberge de LÍll - Alsace

Birthday at Joël Robuchon


Birthday party at Lasserre - Paris

St. Cloud, near Paris

Marseille view from Notre Dame de la Garde

Mr Yanick Aleno, now at Ledoyen, Paris

... and a very long wine pairing

Georges Blanc gardens- Vonnas

Prix de L´Arc - Paris

Grandpa´s Birthday - Paris

With Mr Georges Blanc, Vonnas

The Vonnas Menu gently dedicated by Georges Blanc

La Volaille the Bresse at Georges Blanc

With Michel Troigros, Roanne

Michel Guerards Restaurant - Eugenie les Bains

Prince de Galles - Paris

Springtime in Marne La Valée

Rainy day at Eurodisney

Craens family at Longchamp - Paris

Ajaccio - Corse

Bonifacio - Corse

LVFoundation at Bois de Boulogne - Paris

Monalisa narrow view

Monet House - Giverny

Chambord Castle - Loire Valley

One of the world´s best hotels

Barriere´s Spa in Alsace

The great chef. Guy Savoy

.. and his gears

Summertime in Marseille

Saint Tropez harbour

Les Calanques boat ride - Cassis

Chef Passedat´s restaurant - Marseille

Palais des Papes - Avignon

Gordes - Provence

The iconic Mr. Bocuse - Lyon

The Rhone river - Lyon

Chef Allan Passard - Paris

Horse races at Longcgamp - Paris

Fancy room at the Plaza Athénée- Paris

With Mr. Pierre Gagnaire, Paris

Eugenie les Bains - Aquitaine

Pyrinée mounts view from Pau

Magnificent Épicure restaurant

Honfleur - Normandy

Cote d' Azur sea shades -Nice

Longchamp before the races - Paris

Le Pré Catelan

With Chef Xavier Mathieu, Provence

Palais de Versailles gardens

Le Senderens with Mr. and Mrs. Saba

Bourgogne traditional cuisine

Le Mont St Michel - Normandy

Chateau de Mercuès - Cahors

Cahors old bridge

Biaritz off season

St. Jean de Luz

Le Meurice restaurant, Paris

Mr Gerard Depardieu

L´Astrance, Paris

Provence during summer

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Country: France

Highlights:  Gastronomy ★★★★★,  Art / Museums ★★★★★,   Historical sites ★★★★★, Natural Beauty★★★★,  Shopping ★★★★;  Sports/Adventure★★, Geographic extremes★, Glamour★★★★★

When to go:  All year long attractions.  Avoid August heat in Paris.

Where to go:  The city of Paris in late september, The Côte D´Azur beaches during summer, The Savoie region / Alps during winter;  Bourgogne, Champagne, Cahors and Alsace regions during September/October,  The Provénce from May to July,  Corse island in Summer, Aquitaine region, The Cities of Lyon and Bordeaux.

Downside:   May get too crowded  and/or expensive in peak seasons.

Our Experiences:  France is a country we love and we visit every year.  We have even learned the language to better appreciate the country´s culture.  Among our favourite attractions we quote: Meeting the top reconized chefs and the gastronomy temples (check restaurants for more) ; Attending the Prix de l´Arc Horse Racing in Paris in October;  Relaxing in Provénce between lavender fields; Visiting and Revisiting the art Museums,;  Exploring Cheese producers and wine makers. Shopping for fashion goods in Av. Montaigne; Taking children to EuroDisney. We also like to try and compare the super-luxurry hotels around the country,

Hotels we love and recommend:  George V ( Paris );  Plaza Athénée ( Paris );  Cheval Blanc (Courchevel); Georges Blanc (Vonnas); Le Pres d´Eugénie ( Eugénie-les-Bains); Resort Barrière (Alsace )


4.5 (90%) 2 votes

  1. Très belle.. Jái vu beaucoup de photos dans l´hypodrôme de Longchamps. Vous aimez des couses de chevaux ?

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