Southwest France

Southwest France Travel Guide

Articles about Southwest France

By Alexandra Marshall
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By Travel + Leisure Staff

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 hotel was originally Napoleon the Third's summer palace. Converted into a hotel in the late 1800's, the décor has been relatively unchanged for the last 50 or so years.

Restaurants in Southwest France

Things to do in Southwest France

With spiritual tourism on the rise, the sacred grotto of Lourdes is experiencing a revival. The sacred spring was discovered by 14-year-old Bernadette Soubirous in 1858 during one of her 18 visions of the Virgin Mary in a riverside grotto, is its most famous effluence.