Learn about the History

For fifty years Parisian cultural life centered on the writer Sidonie Gabrielle Colette. Known simply as Colette, her name was one of the most...

Albert Corre’s Paris restaurant is unique; Le Petit Pergolèse is a chic canteen, art gallery and club; there’s no rules for membership, just book...

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Anne Hidalgo (@annehidalgo) on Sep 30, 2018 at 3:50am PDT Legendary Parisian designer Sonia Rykiel passed away...

Henri-Désiré Landru was born in Paris in 1869. His checkered career of fraud and swindling elderly widows soon escalated to callously murdering 10 of...

When you think of France's wine-growing regions, Paris doesn't immediately spring to mind. How delightful to discover the pretty working vineyard, on top of...

In 1849, Suzanne Leenhoff was employed by the wealthy, bourgeois Manet family to teach their sons Édouard (aged 17) and Eugène (16), the piano....

With the heat of summer, I crave the sweetly perfumed white-fleshed peaches that arrive at the markets in Paris from the south of France....

Learn about Paris

Here you can learn about Paris and its history, art and culture. This is also the place to gain an insight into the French language and find information on educational courses.