Learn about the History

The trial of Gabrielle Bompard in December 1890 caused a sensation in Paris. Despite being accused of the most heinous and brutal of crimes, the...
Mona lisa

In 1962 the Mona Lisa was valued at $100 million. In 2019, she was estimated to be worth a cool $2.67 billion. The highest...

You only have a few weeks to re-discover the modernity of Toulouse-Lautrec in the tribute exhibition that the Grand Palais dedicates to the painter....
Simone de Beauvoir

The French Revolution first proclaimed liberal and radical ideas and gave birth to the concept of feminism. However French women only gained the right...

You know what is the best thing about each and every street in Paris? No matter how short, even if it’s just a block,...
Edgar Degas (1834-1917), Ballet Dancers, 1877

The year 2019 marked the 350 anniversary of the National Paris Opera, founded as a royal institution in 1669, part of the Académie de...

One of the most quiet and romantic walks in Paris, a stroll around Place des Vosges is steeped in history and nostalgia. Once a...

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.