Things to See and Do in Calvados

Explore the département’s history, heritage, museums, festivals and outdoor activities Related articles: Calvados in Normandy: Tales from the Parisian Riviera Not-to-Miss Remembrance Sites in Calvados, Normandy HERITAGE AND CULTURE As the birthplace of William the Conqueror, Calvados is...

In San Francisco, French World Cup Fans Connect to Watch Les Bleus

Arnaud Auger has lived and worked in San Francisco for three years, and when the French team for this year’s World Cup took shape, he found his mission. The first game for France was...

The American Library in Paris Gala Hosts Salman Rushdie

Members and friends of the American Library in Paris gathered for the 2018 Gala Dinner featuring award-winning author and literary luminary Salman Rushdie. This special evening, held at the Westin Paris-Vendome, is the primary...

Memorial Day: First World War Commemorative Events in the Aisne

This year marks the centennial of the end of the Great War. It is the culmination of a period during which the world has remembered the horrors of 1914-1918 and the many millions who...

Dispatch from Cannes: Critics Week Opens with “Wildlife”

Cannes’ Critics Week opens with superb coming-of-age drama "Wildlife," directed by Paul Dano, starring Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal It’s my favourite hour on the limousine-clogged Croisette, when the sky takes on a pink glow,...

Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles to Host Renowned Chef Jean-François Piège

A unique culinary event designed for Francophiles and foodies will take place when Chef Wolfgang Puck welcomes visiting top toque and Michelin two-star French chef Jean-François Piège to his signature restaurant Wolfgang Puck at...

Why it’s a Great Time to Visit Auvers-sur-Oise

Long revered by art lovers for its van Gogh connection, charming Auvers-sur-Oise is busy talking up its Impressionist pedigree – and it’s something worth shouting about. We’re going to go ahead and say it: the...

After Tomorrow with the French Consulate in San Francisco

What are you doing after tomorrow? It’s a simple enough question. Unless it’s being asked as part of After Tomorrow 2018+, an extensive, nine month-long series of events that explore the intertwined influence of art,...

Great Travel Destinations: Le Berry, The Green Heart of France

Part of the Centre region, the ancient province of Le Berry offers culture, architecture and countryside. Gillian Thornton made the two-hour journey from Paris Many visitors to France – not to mention its residents –...

Celebrate French Gastronomy: Goût de France/Good France 2018

Mark your calendars. On March 21 you can participate in the world’s biggest French dinner, as 3,000 restaurants and 150 embassies across five continents celebrate Gallic gastronomy with Goût de France/Good France 2018. This fabulous...