Nestled at the foot of the French Alps, in Grenoble you can embark on the action-packed outdoor adventure of your choice, whether it's skiing, snowboarding or simply admiring the mountain views.
Made famous by the 1968 Winter Olympics that showcased its rich sporting and cultural landscape, Grenoble is the perfect hotspot for skiing and snowboarding, yet effortlessly caters for fans of art, history, architecture. At the foot of the French Alps, it's a pleasantly vibrant area that enjoys stunning views in every direction.
Whatever your tastes, the best place to start is at the top of the mountain. Conquer that fear of heights with a trip in the Bastille cable car, promising stunning expansive views. Take a rest in the mountain-top café, or travel back down to grab a bite at L'as de Pique, a great spot for juicy steaks and traditional French fare. If you'd rather stay outdoors, Lac Laffery is a beautiful place to unwind, reflect and take in the fresh air.
An underrated classic, Bergerac is a destination that promises a relaxed environment in which to enjoy fine French foods and wine. Learn to craft your own exquisite chocolates, or take an outdoor adventure tour of the city's many grand castles.
A beaming bright coastal port, the White City La Rochelle has arcaded walkways and seaside architecture that will invite you on a wander. You'll find beauty in the Bay of Biscay.
Brimming with awe-inspiring churches, gardens and enough historical sites to thrill culture lovers, Limoges is place built on craftsmanship. There'll be plenty to do for even the most active families too just a couple of hours away.
Home to the French Riviera, Nice is the ideal location for almost every holidaymaker, whether you desire a romantic retreat, golfing getaway or a spontaneous luxury jaunt. Sun Seekers will adore the spotless beaches, while culture vultures can lose themselves for hours in the countless art and history-laden museums.
The capital of romance, Paris also conceals a whole lot of family and festive fun. Breeze in and out of grand boutiques, dine in chic street cafes or bask in the glow of the Eiffel Tower - even more stunning at night.