France

Cruises & Boating

The boats taking river cruising to a new level

From rock climbing on the Rhine to reviving Gabriel García Márquez’s Colombian-jungle journeys, the river cruise paradigm is being turned on its head. Maria Shollenbarger reports on the boats, itineraries and fixers taking it to the next level
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Gourmet Food

Dine in a Jean Cocteau work of art

It was a place of escape for Jean Cocteau and a summer gathering spot for Coco Chanel, Marlene Dietrich and Pablo Picasso – now guests at Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat can enjoy fine dining at La Villa Santo Sospir
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People

A rare interview with Hubert de Givenchy

Hubert de Givenchy has died aged 91. In an interview last year he opened the doors of his French manor to Nick Foulkes and in a wide-ranging discussion talked about the golden age of haute couture and why he felt the time had come to sell his collection of treasured Giacomettis. Photography by Dylan Thomas
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