Sunday, April 29, 2018

French Road Trip

From Architectural Digest:
France offers myriad pleasures for travelers, and a road trip is the perfect way to see them. The country has a long history of helping travelers find the best places to eat and sleep, thanks in part to the Michelin Guide, started by the tire company as a way to encourage drivers to venture off the beaten path in search of excellent meals. Likewise, the Relais & Châteaux association was founded in 1954 to help travelers find independently run hotels that uphold a standard of excellence. It all started with just eight properties making up a “route du bonheur,” and though Relais & Châteaux now has more than 550 members around the world, you’ll still find the richest selection in France, where it all began. Here’s how to create your own route du bonheur, starting and ending in Paris and looping through three of France’s most picturesque wine regions. (Read more.)

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