In 2015, the bicentennial year of Napoléon’s exile, we looked at the enduring legacy he left on the Atlantic coast, and the events which led to his enforced departure from French soil.
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For centuries southwest France was occupied by the forces of Rome, who left a surprising legacy. We show you where to look...
Nestled discretely between illustrious neighbours like Bordeaux, Saintes, Cognac and the rolling vineyards of the Medoc just across the Gironde, the Haute Saintonge area is certainly well located. Here’s a small selection of what’s on offer to visitors.
Rochefort’s newly completed replica of an 18th century frigate is preparing for sea trials before re-enacting an historic voyage which forged a link between France and the United States of America.