Southwest France

Southwest France Travel Guide

Articles about Southwest France

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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

The scruffy restaurant is easy to miss, but is something of a clubhouse for the wine elite. It provides on-site lockers for the winery owners to store their own bottles, so diners can simply crack open their family's case and swap with friendly rivals two tables over.