Weekender: Finistère

Brittany’s extreme west is a land of plenty, offering grand lighthouse landmarks and beachside restaurants celebrating some of France’s finest seafood. 

France: The accidental rebirth of Occitania

An ancient region in the South of France has risen from the ashes. Occitania is an area doused in heritage, its name long entwined with the old hamlets, towns and cities that stud its hills, and the intriguing language marking out many of its inhabitants.

Like a local: a guide to exploring Biarritz

Beloved by surfers and fashionistas alike, the French resort is also a gastronomic gold mine, full of seafood, chocolate and Basque delicacies

Win a seven-night escape to South West France

National Geographic Traveller (UK) has teamed up with Summer France to offer seven nights in Moliets, on the unspoiled coastline of the southern Landes region