The three best places to sip an aperitif while soaking in the views over the French capital.
The Bayeux Tapestry, D-Day beaches and Mont St-Michel are the French region’s historic draws, but its seafood, cheeses and cider are the best way to fill the gaps between attractions.
Escape the city’s polluted streets and sticky metro in summer with a picnic and a stroll in one of the capital’s beautiful green spots.
From artistic museums and ample public transportation to fresh Mediterranean cuisine and sultry beaches, experience the best of the Côte d’Azur without draining your bank account.
The winner of this annual competition receives a title, prize money, prestige – and also the honour of being the official baker for France’s newly elected president.
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