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              13th century manor house, main tower and ramparts A thousand years of history in the making Two hours south of Paris, and eighteen miles east of...

The Louvre at the time of Philippe Auguste (12th Century) In the Beginning Difficult to imagine, as we walk through the majestic courtyards and halls of...
Paul Sérusier - The Talisman

It may seem a stretch to imagine that a small, unfinished landscape, painted on the lid of a cigar box during summer vacation, would...
Boule de Moulins Stamp

It was Plato who suggested that ‘necessity is the mother of invention.’ Parisians trapped by the Siege of 1870 certainly took this epithet to...
Boulangerie

Since Roman times the area known as the Beauce Plain, a flat, fertile, treeless expanse of open country southwest of Paris served as the...

How can the world forget the tragedy of the Great War?It is difficult to realize that the thousands of young people who went to...

Wallace Fountains: the name given to the forest green water points found in most squares in Paris. Despite being an iconic part of the...

Its reputation may be tarnished, but Marseille offers travellers pretty much everything; sunny skies, art, terrific food and a rich diverse history dating back...

Albert Einstein said,"The world is a dangerous place, not because of the people who see evil, but because of the people who don't do...

When it comes to revolutionary writers, the French have many claims to fame. Very few look as chic, handsome and, well, French, as the...

I often think back of the years, growing up, when much of the news was about France during WWII.We cannot forget the crying bystanders...

Most people don’t realize that the event marking French Independence Day, known in France as La Fête Nationale, began well before July 14, 1789,...