Biking in the Buff: Cyclonudista Arrives in France for the First Time

All eyes may be on the Tour de France now, but the city of Rennes witnessed a different kind of cycling event this past weekend. Running errands and shopping the marché on Saturday morning, les...
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Summer Breaks: Zen and Wellbeing in the Aisne Department

Do you feel like having a relaxing break not far away from the British border? Welcome to the Aisne département, located at less than 2 hours from Calais! The Aisne Tourism Board and its local tourist...

How to Celebrate 50 Years of Francophonie with Alliance Française USA

March is Francophonie Month, but the official celebration starts March 20, designated as International Francophonie Day. Because it’s the 50th year of feting this event, the Organization International de la Francophonie (OIF) will celebrate...
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Discover Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wines at a Fun Spring Event

  How would you like to taste some of the world’s greatest wines for a mere 10 euros? If that sounds appealing, then come to the Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine fair, held this year from Friday, April...

Night of Ideas is a World Event but Very Local

Once a year, the Institut Français invites the world to Nuit des Idées or Night of Ideas. This is an annual all-night celebration of sharing ideas between cultures, disciplines, generations and countries. Its goal?...

Habits de Lumière: Champagne and Festivities in Epernay

Just one hour by train from Paris, Epernay is famously known as the Capital of Champagne. Major champagne houses line the world-famous Avenue de Champagne, beneath which more than 200 million bottles of champagne...

France’s Chestnut Mecca in Ardèche

Gillian Thornton tootles over to France's chestnut Mecca for a cheeky tasting spree ahead of the annual Les Castagnades festival Chestnuts have always been synonymous with Christmas, whether toasted on a roaring log fire or...

Nuit Blanche in Paris is Back, and Bigger Than Ever

Paris is set for its customary annual art all-nighter and it’s promising to be better than ever. On the first Saturday of October, the city stays up all night for ‘Nuit Blanche’, a major...

The 130-Year Birthday Celebration for Alliance Française San Francisco

Language bots and on-line lessons are part of today’s French language educational toolkit, but they don’t replace the value of actually talking to someone in French. So says Noëmie Causse, Alliance Française de San Francisco...

We’ve Joined Forces with Alliance Française USA

Calling all francophiles. As the newly appointed media partner of the Federation of the Alliance Française USA, France Media Group is proud to partner with the famous association that celebrates French culture and language....