Test Drive

SUVs, “crossovers” and other urban 4x4s have won the hearts of families around Europe, but judging by the new vehicles on display in Geneva, some brands are continuing to entice their customers with estates and MPVs.

Practical tips

“Family holidays” mean “family journeys” with the vision of bored children looming large on the horizon! Here are 10 ideas to keep them happy whether you are travelling by plane, by train or by car...

Travel routes

Between Nice and Menton the mountains plunge sharply down to the sea. Running along these heights are three famous routes: the Grande Corniche, the Moyenne Corniche and the Basse Corniche. The first affords the most stunning views, climbing to 1,476ft/450m. The second offers beautiful vistas along the shore; while the third provides access to the coastal resorts.