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France has never done manifestations and revolutions half heartedly. Indeed they may well be built into the French psyche, protests a natural response to...

Take the unique opportunity to climb the historic 16th century Tour Saint-Jacques this summer. The spectacular gothic style monument was built in the 4th arrondissement of...

This photo was taken by C. Chusseau-Flaviens soon after the armistice with Germany in 1918. The annual commemoration of the armistice which ended World...

France is embarked this month on a special project to commemorate the nation's participation in the 1914-1918 world war erroneously dubbed, for a time...

            Notre Dame Bridge in 1511, oil by Nicolas Raguenet, 1756 Where did all the ruins go? Speak about “underground Paris” and visitors usually think of...

Ah, Paris – so many museums, so little time! At last count, the City of Light boasts between 150 and 200. Given that so...

                    Myth or reality, where was Paris really born? Maybe the books got it all wrong Who would deny that Paris stands out today as one...

This week France had two consecutive jours fériés (holidays). Wednesday was a commemoration of the 8th of May 1945, which marked the end 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...

At the end of the 19th century, a band of iconoclasts burst upon the Parisian scene and set the city aflame with their artistic...

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...