Burgundy Travel Guide - Oliver's Travels

Burgundy Travel Guide

Renowned throughout the world for its venerable wines, Burgundy is an essential destination for those who appreciate the finer aspects of the winemaker's art. This is a region where you can visit some of the ol...

Best Family Activities in Burgundy

While its most famous export might be off limits for the little ones, Burgundy still has loads to offer families who want to explore the region together. The landscape and countryside offers boundless opportuni...

The Quirkiest Chateaux in France

Who doesn’t love a bit of quirkiness every now and again? Don’t get us wrong – there’s nothing wrong with a digestive biscuit, but every so often nothing but a jammy dodger will do. And the bigger your indulgen...

The Local’s Guide to Authentic Burgundy

Heading to one of our luxury villas in Burgundy? Lucky you! It’s a gorgeous region with plenty going for it – but why listen to us? We’ve been out and about again talking to people in the know, and we managed t...
Chocolats! - Oliver's Travels (Photo via Paul Downey on Flickr)

Finding Chocolat in France

Chocolate. Romance. Johnny Depp. It's no surprise that hit 2000 film Chocolat still sets our pulses racing. For fans of the film - or of course the book that it's based on - our French villas with pools provide...

Best affordable accommodation in France

When looking for affordable accommodation in France, luxury castles and villas probably aren't the first things that spring to mind. However, thanks to Oliver's Travels you could soon be enjoying the holiday of a lifetime in a ...

Why Book a French Chateau?

We’ve all seen stunning images of French Chateaux on the TV or in magazines and most of us will have wondered just what it would be like to stay in such luxurious surroundings.  Imagine yourself stood on the ve...
Chateau Durantey And Cottage

Why Choose a French Chateau?

When going to France on holiday you normally have a good choice of accommodation, hotels, B&Bs, Gites, Luxury Villas and even Chateaux. Most of these will be recognised by English holidaymakers though some ...