Southwest France

Southwest France Travel Guide

Articles about Southwest France

By Paul Richardson
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Medieval churches, cobblestoned streets, and endless olive groves: head to these small European towns to discover a country’s soul.

Sustainability “People want to create spaces that tell their story,” Global Vision Awards jury member David Gensler says. “They want to be direct and inspiring in a complicated world.” These four winners embrace the idea that building and operati...

Hotels in Southwest France

The recently updated four-star hotel features molecular gastronomy in chef Philippe Etchebest's restaurant. Try the unexpected scallops in beef jus with raspberry vinegar.

Restaurants in Southwest France

Built to withstand wartime assaults, the 13th-century Château de St.-Geniès has thick stone walls and antiques-filled rooms.

Things to do in Southwest France

This restaurant is exactly as it was in 1872; the waitresses are very unpleasant - which is just as it should be.