Top 21 chateaux to rent in 202`

Top 21 Chateaux to Rent in 2021

It’s no secret that France is always a hit holiday destination for the whole family. Superb food, breathtaking scenery, world-famous wine and, of course, the romance. But here at Oliver's Travels we like to tak...
Things to Do in Ile De Re

Top 10 things to do in Île de Ré

The French equivalent of the Hamptons, Île de Ré is all postcard-pretty villages, honeyed beaches and oyster shacks. Just 19 miles by five, the tiny island is best explored by bike or on horse back, while its c...
Destination Guide to Ile De Re, France

Destination Guide to Île de Ré, France

Just 19 miles by five, the tiny Île de Ré punches well above its weight. The pace slips down a few gears on this seahorse-shaped island, cast adrift from La Rochelle. A web of hollyhock-lined cycling trails con...
Best Ile De Re Beaches

The Very Best Île de Ré beaches

Île de Ré may be small, but it packs in some fine beaches. While flour-soft golden sand cushions much of the coastline, the southern stretches are busier and often crowded, especially in the summer. To escape t...
Brittany Beaches - Privateers

Top 10 Brittany Beaches

When we think of beaches in France, our minds naturally wander to the South of France – sometimes it’s easy to overlook the beauty of Western France’s coastline… in particular, well-known surf mecca, Brittany. ...
Northern France

Top 5 Places to Visit in Northern France

Sadly, Northern France is often overlooked when planning a French getaway, while Southern France never fails to be a popular choice for family holidays and romantic retreats. However, here at Oliver's Trav...
Northern France Travel Guide

Northern France Travel Guide

Most people only see Northern France from behind a car window as they drive south towards postcard-pretty Provence or the chateaux-studded Dordogne. But look beyond the flat, barren expanses edging the A26 to d...
Antibes in France

Three Amazing Day Trips in the Cote d’Azur

The warm climate and the inspiring landscape of the Cote d'Azur and French Riviera have long been associated with luxury and glamour, attracting famed personalities from F. Scott Fitzgerald to Brigitte Bardot. ...
Beaches in France

The 10 Best Beaches in the South of France

The South of France is popular for a reason – it’s one of the most luxurious destinations out there! From the star-studded glam of Cannes and St Tropez to the luscious landscape of the rural interior, visitors ...

The Local’s Guide To Authentic Biarritz

The breathtaking coastline of Biarritz in France's Basque Country offers an ever so elegant lifestyle to visitors and locals alike, perfectly blended with laid-back surf culture, decadent cuisine and pieces of ...

The Best Wine Regions of France

French heritage and wine go hand in hand. Without one, you simply can't have the other, and with little effort, the country conjures images of rolling vineyards, chateaux and sun-kissed slopes. Each year,&nb...

Best Things To Do with Kids in Loire Valley

The Loire Valley offers a huge range of family activities for when you fancy taking the kids over to its beautiful and versatile countryside. Bring them along on a family-friendly tour with a twist, let them ru...
La rocque Gageac

48 Hours in the Dordogne

With the eponymous river running through its heart, the Dordogne really is a treasure trove when it comes to the hidden beauty of France. It's got history, culture and tasty cuisine in spades, and the...