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Culture for everyone in Bordeaux

Distinguished by UNESCO for its exceptional urban heritage, Bordeaux has over 350 buildings…

Back in time

Notre-Dame de Paris for photographers

Notre-Dame de Paris has never ceased to inspire photographers, sometimes offering them its most…

A stone’s throw from the museum

Dig deep into learning at the Louvre-Lens!

We first come to Lens, in Northern France, to visit the Louvre-Lens, a northern wing of the great…

Following the fire of 15 April

Sentiments and solidarity for Notre-Dame de Paris

Emotions around the world are running high following the fire that destroyed part of the Cathedral…

D-Day

5 things you might not know about the D-Day…

Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword. Behind their code names, Normandy’s D-Day Landing Beaches…

Art in a bottle

Shhh...art in progress at Ruinart, in Champagne

Since its creation in 1729, la Maison Ruinart has been closely linked to artistic creation—it's a…

Preview

MoCo: into the heart of contemporary art in…

As of 29 June 2019, contemporary art is taking root in Montpellier with the opening of the MoCo…

Picasso, Matisse, Chagall...

10 artistic favourites on the Côte d’Azur

Picasso, Bonnard, Matisse, Chagall and Renoir... the Côte d’Azur inspired a great many artists. All…

Poetic walk

A poetic walk in the footsteps of Lamartine in…

The hilly landscapes of southern Burgundy inspired this man of letters, born in Mâcon. On the…

Contemporary-industrial

24 hours at the Hotel Louvre-Lens in Northern…

The Louvre-Lens Hotel is a former mining village that's become a crown jewel of Northern France, a…

Short-lived labyrinth

When street art transforms an old building in…

Along the port of Vannes in Brittany, a former administrative building of 150 offices has been…

Running from one museum to an other

18 must-see Paris exhibitions in 2019

With some 173 museums listed in Paris, the City of Light offers an eclectic and stimulating feast…

A fairytale walk through Château Palmer

A winter art installation showing different…

All of a sudden, there’s a flash of red amid the vineyards—plastics artist Nathalie Rodach has…

A colourful interview

“In Paris, you go from one world to another –…

Parisian painter Caroline Faindt grew up in eastern France. After starting work in media and…

Art everywhere in the city

“With Eldorado, Lille presents worlds from…

From 27 April 2019, Lille is set to be transformed into a mecca of Mexican arts and traditions. It…

Between theater and opera

Behind the scenes at the Opéra Comique in Paris

This is one of the oldest theatrical and musical institutions in France! In the heart of Paris, in…

Culture

'500 years of RenaissanceS' : the events you…

In the Loire Valley, 2019 is all about the Renaissance. Exhibitions, shows, and tours... The…

A living wasteland

Discover Darwin – in Bordeaux

Enjoy a coffee, stroll in the fresh air, admire the works of street artists or glide on the ramps…

A cultural Tour de France

France’s must-see exhibitions 2018-2019

The regions and cities of France are bursting with museums that put on must-see exhibitions every…

Creative genius

The astounding inventions of Leonardo da Vinci at…

Tank, catapult, flying machine... The genius of Leonardo da Vinci comes to life at the Chateau du…

Picasso, Yves Saint-Laurent, Daft Punk, Matisse...

The top exhibitions not to be missed in Paris:…

What do Paris museums have on the agenda for this season? You can expect impressionists, pop icons,…

Cuisine

Alain Ducasse launches his new restaurant…

The banks of the Seine—famously the home of Notre Dame, dozens of stunning bridges, and countless…

Open the door to French culture...

The European Heritage Days: exceptional places…

Museums, monuments, gardens, places of worship or remembrance—every year, European Heritage Days…

From the boards to the Boardwalk of Deauville

A blast from the past at the American Film…

Every year in September, the seaside resort in Normandy presents a selection of American films and…

Curves and straight lines in Paris

Paris: An autumn highlighted by design and…

The leaves of the trees reflect hues of amber, the days are slowly starting to shorten... that can…

Beauty in the plate

"A meal is an artistic moment like any other"

Evenings at the Friche de la Belle de Mai, exhibitions at Mucem and the Vieille Charité... In…

Star's favourites

Mission Impossible: Why Tom Cruise loves Paris

We’ve just seen the latest instalment of the Mission Impossible film series, and as expected, it…

Royal weekend

In the footsteps of the 2018 Ryder Cup players in…

There is no need to be a golf pro to experience the Ryder Cup, which takes place only a few steps…

Artistic walks

Strolling in Paris: 6 open-air exhibitions

In Paris, Art also takes its place along the canals, in parks and gardens, in the streets and…

With the kids

3 days in Marseille: ready for a dose of bracing…

Sunny days in Marseille are plentiful and the call of the sea is strong. Head to Marseille and…