The joy of French boating

Lovely new boats and endless navigable waterways to explore! Read about the many joys of messing about on a French…

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Win a gourmet dinner at Le Bistrot Pierre!

Independent restaurant group Le Bistrot Pierre embraces French culture and love of food. They celebrate all that is good about French cuisine and drink and have bistrots across the UK. All dishes are freshly prepared using a mix of artisan

Sardou - Les Grands moments Live Limited 2 CD + DVD

Win a DVD of ‘Sardou Live 2013′

With a recording career spanning fifty years, legendary French singer-songwriter Michel Sardou has published 25 studio albums, released 18 live albums, and recorded more than 340 songs. As well as singing classic love songs, he also addresses political and social

Chambord Royale

Win a bottle of Chambord

Chambord is a black raspberry liqueur crafted in the province of Chambord with Madagascan vanilla and the finest French XO Cognac. Adding Chambord to your champagne creates a delicious ‘Chambord Royale’ – a special drink for any occasion. One reader


WIN a trip for two in St-Raphaël, French Riviera

  We’re offering one lucky FrenchEntrée reader the chance to win a seven-night trip for two 
to St-Raphaël on the French Riviera, courtesy of and Les Castels, 
providers of 4 and 5 star outdoor sites in France. ❋ The

Pia Jakobsen

We’ve chosen the winner of our photography competition!

We’re happy to announce that Pia Jakobsen’s photograph of children playing among water fountains at one of the French Riviera’s most popular attractions has been named the winner of our photographic competition. Pia, a software engineer and avid amateur photographer from Oslo,

Photo-Frédérique Voisin-Demery via Flickr

Grow your own vegetables in France

There’s nothing like the pleasure of eating vegetables fresh from your own garden. The flavour and texture far exceed anything you can buy in a shop. Growing vegetables is also a natural incentive to to spend time outdoors. It is not necessary to have a large space to begin a vegetable garden, you can start one with just a few pots.

Le Manoir de La Foye

WIN! A week in sunny Cognac country

Together with French Connections, the holiday rental specialist, we’re offering you the chance to win a holiday at Le Manoir de La Foye in sunny Charente Maritime countryside, just 10 minutes drive from the town of Néré. Once a cognac


Slow holidays in unspoilt Auvergne

“France. It’s the Auvergne with something else around it.” – an Auvergnat saying Tired of the “cut and thrust” of modern English life, we opted for a new challenge at a more relaxed pace. Our searches led us in early