The Lot is a part of France that has not yet been 'discovered'. This is rural France at its best.
Local transport in villages is geared to the needs of locals rather than visitors.
Bordeaux is more about soaking up ambience than specific sights, and needn't cost a centime.
Guy Wilkinson finds the fare of central France is far from middling.
However you like your hotels, the upcoming year is sure to please, with architectural acrobatics, spectacular renovations and innovative technologies colluding to produce some fantastic new accommodation offerings.
It's been 20 years since the first fast train sped through the Channel Tunnel, changing travel between the UK and Europe forever.
Nothing beats a tour guide with inside knowledge of France's Rhone River.
Believe it or not, Paris is a great city for kids.