Alsace is a peaceful and prosperous wine region. Here are four castles that punctuate a storybook landscape of forests, vineyards and well-preserved houses.
Seeing the vineyards and tasting wine where it's made gives you a deeper connection to it. In Colmar, we had great fun learning about Alsatian wines.
With its fairy-tale landscapes, half-timbered towns, crumbling castles and fine wines and cuisine, Alsace, France, is a lovely region to visit.
On this trip to Alsace, our writer explored the picturesque Route des Vins, which winds through the Vosges Mountains. He found two hideaways to recommend there.
Michelin stars twinkle all up and down the Route des Vins, the picturesque road linking a series of wine towns. Here are seven restaurants we recommend.
the Unterlinden Museum has become one of the top attractions in Alsace. It is small, set in historic buildings and has a superb collection of art.
Alsace is one of the most beautiful wine regions in the world. We visited seven wineries there, each of which has something unique to offer the oenophile.
Formally a winter resort, Struthof was turned into a concentration camp by the Nazis. A visit here is a visceral reminder of the horrors of war.
The grape-growing region of Cognac is just as iconic as Bordeaux but far more overlooked. Learn where to visit, eat and taste in this lovely area of France.
You could easily spend your entire time in Paris in the Marais. The area between the Third and Fourth Arrondissements is full of cafes, museums and shops.
Here are our favorite Champagne houses to visit, based on the quality of the commentary, the size of the group, the hospitality and the final tasting.
The Champagne region has recently emerged as one of the great gastronomic destinations in France, with an impressive constellation of great restaurants.
From March through October, the Belmond Pivoine, a 128-foot barge, plies the waters of the Marne river and the Canal Lateral à la Marne.
Endowed with great restaurants and many of France's best hotels, Champagne is a more alluring destination for oenophiles, gourmets and history buffs than ever.
We spent 10 days in Champagne, France, a region known for its restaurants, hotels and fine wines. Here are three new hotel recommendations from our trip.
Troyes has yet to attract hordes of tourists and remains a quiet and atmospheric place. There is so much to do that we recommend a two-day visit.
Trips give us precious little time to possess the world’s great sights. Some, like Notre Dame, are so extraordinary we feel like we own them, if just for a bit.
France is one of the world’s largest consumers and producers of oysters, especially between September and April. These are our favorite oyster bars in Paris.
Travel trips provide a trove of memories that can last for a lifetime. Here are a few of the indelible experiences that enriched our lives in 2018.
Hideaway Report editors often find themselves at the point where the hotel website collides with reality. Here are our biggest disappointments of the year.
Eight hundred years ago, the Marais was marsh. It was settled by the Knights Templar in the 12th century, and two centuries later, Charles V built the first of many royal residences here.
Hideaway Report editors single out particularly memorable amenities —beaches and baths to spas and pools — from the hotels and resorts they visited.
In 2018, Hideaway Report editors discovered an unusual number of exotic far-flung retreats and several exquisite city hotels. Here are their favorites.
Languedoc-Roussillon is one of France's most unspoiled destinations. Here is a sampling of the best restaurants, where chefs use the best from land and sea.
Quaint canals and storybook bridges thread under and over the cobbled streets, calling to mind Italy’s floating city of Venice.
Our social media manager just returned from her first trip to Paris. She made the most of her weeklong visit, which included a stay at the Saint James Paris.
When visiting Corsica, one of the most scenic islands in the Mediterranean, look for these specialities: olive oil, charcuterie, immortelle and coral jewelry.
Corsica never succumbed to industrial agriculture, so local ingredients and traditional methods are used. Here are the restaurants that make the most of them.
The D80 follows the sea around the Cap Corse peninsula. It is one of the most exhilarating drives in the world, but it is not for the faint of heart.
The French island of Corsica has much to recommend it: Exceptional beaches, superb food and wine and now two stellar boutique hotels.