From calf heads in vinaigrette to a simple pastry: these delicacies are one-off wonders.
Michelin-starred restaurants in sumptuously decorated hotels, what's not to love?
Forget the obvious, and head to where the locals linger.
It's one of the last corners of the French Riviera where you can like a 1950s movie star.
Fancy some frivolous feeding and serious scholarship? After writing a book on his travels, David Dale offers an itinerary.
For a Europe experience with a difference, avoid the hotspots.
Sometimes referred to as 'the other South of France', the food in this region could rival Provence.
From links to Van Gogh to Roman ruins - these riverside ports are a must visit.
A portal into absolute charm, France is an ultimate European experience for lovers of food, wine, culture and sophistication. Take a step back and enjoy the warm hospitality of the south; experience the world's beautiful wine country in Bordeaux; get the Mediterranean vibe flowing in Marseille; swim on pebbled beaches in Nice; and enter the "gateway to the European Cascades" in Chamonix.