Monuments & Sights

Monuments & Sights

Consider the current state of the world. Anti Semitism and antipathy towards Muslims, immigrants, refugees and others have become more blatant both on the streets and in the halls of government. Violence against minorities is...

The Bonjour Paris editorial team requested reader submissions with memories from first trips to Paris. We were overwhelmed with wonderful responses, which we are publishing in a special series. (Read other installments here.) Below, Mary Ellen...

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more glorious setting than the Opéra de Paris for the launch of the 2017 Parisian cultural season. With its sumptuous interiors (not to mention the ceiling frescos painted...

“Of all the things Paris has made, it alone has neither wit nor soul,” Hilaire Belloc, French historian and writer, said of the Eiffel Tower in 1900. He wasn’t the only disenchanted critic of...

Springtime Southern France If you’re seeking a French voyage with a surprisingly different flavor, our Springtime Southern France tour is for you. In May, we journey from medieval Carcassonne to French Catalonia, with its spicy Spanish...
Station F

Move over, Silicon Valley. The latest buzz in the international tech community isn’t coming from Les États-Unis but from across the pond in Paris, where the world’s biggest start-up campus will soon open its doors...

Bonne année et bonnes nouvelles! France Today is ushering in the New Year with a series of luxury tours around France’s most beautiful destinations – and we’re inviting you to join us! Brand new for...

If you have unlimited financial resources and fancy an extravagant but refined stay in Paris, you'll want to consider  the Pompadour Suite, which recently opened at Le Meurice, a palace hotel located across from the...
Notre Dame cathedral

The Bonjour Paris editorial team recently requested reader submissions with memories from first trips to Paris. We were overwhelmed with wonderful responses, which we will be publishing here. Voici, the first installment, by author...
Admiring masterpieces from the "Shchukin Collection" at the Fondation Louis Vuitton

Please allow me a minute to wax poetic. I just had the opportunity to see “Icons of Modern Art: The Shchukin Collection” at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, which left me speechless. If you are...
A still from the 2004 film "36 quai des Orfèvres" starring Gérard Depardieu

Standing on the corner of Pont Saint-Michel and looking across the Seine, it's impossible to miss the immense structure wrapping itself around the corner of the quai des Orfèvres and the Blvd du Palais....
Maison Bucherer

One of the most exciting events on the French cultural calendar is Journées européennes du patrimoine, or European Heritage Days, when thousands of French historic sites are open to the public, free of charge....