Get in the know for local quality produce, organic eco-friendly getaways and country escapes: Midi-Pyrénées, Rhone-Alpes and Savoie Mont-Blanc
YOU’VE got tips on Brittany, Normandy, Aquitaine with Cap Breton and Hossegor, Auvergne, Burgundy, the Nord-Pas de Calais and religious sites you shouldn’t miss.
So here’s what we’ve got for you with this week’s instalment:
Midi-Pyrenees (17/06) – Ever wondered why 25 Michelin-starred chefs, have set up restaurants throughout France’s largest region? The answer is simple – quality produce. We tell you where to go to get your hands on some.
Rhone-Alpes (19/06) – Drawn by the vast unspoilt landscapes and open countryside of the area, it’s no surprise the Ardeche draws visitors and environmentally-friendly companies, in droves. West of the Ardeche is the green Provençal Drôme, France’s top organic county and renowned for its wide range of organic produce: agriculture, and wine.
Focus: Must Do Festivals (20/06) – From June to October, from music to art, and from Champagne-Ardenne to Provence, France has a festival for every age and taste. You’ve got the big names like Festival d’Avignon and Festival de Radio France and Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon alongside the more specialised Roque d’Anthéron and Chorégies d’Orange.
Savoie Mont Blanc (21/06) – Located between lakes and mountains, Savoie Mont Blanc offers a wide range of discoveries: wine routes, natural parks and charming villages. If heights aren’t your thing, the area has delights at a lower altitude as well – starting with 29 Michelin-starred restaurants. But the best part of summer in Savoie Mont Blanc is holidays by the lakes.
Want to know more? Head over to Myfranceamoi.travel to find out. And don’t forget to tune in next week with our final series on Vendée (24/06), Languedoc-Roussillon (26/06) and the Loire Valley (28/06).
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