Southwest France

Southwest France Travel Guide

Articles about Southwest France

By Alexandra Marshall
By Sarah Miller
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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

Part of France’s new wave of country hotels and restaurants, this estate dates from 1677, with a 19th-century château built by one of Napoleon’s generals. Dutch decorator Joris van Grinsven plays off Les Merles’s Neoclassical bones with simple, but not spartan, style.

Restaurants in Southwest France

This tiny bistro faces Biarritz’s famous food market.

Things to do in Southwest France