Pointe aux Canons Lighthouse, Saint-Pierre

Saint Pierre and Miquelon: France Far-off, France Forever

Fog-ridden. Weather-beaten. A treeless outcrop crusted with the spit of the sea. This seems to be the standard first impression of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, a tiny cluster of French islands tucked beneath the vastness...
Goût de France

Goût de France/ Good France: A Celebration of French Cuisine

On March 19, 2015, 1300 restaurants in 150 countries on five continents will be presenting the best of French cuisine. Organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and star chef Alain Ducasse, the Goût...
Roi de Feu

Le Roi de Feu at Château de Versailles

To mark the 300 years since the death of Louis XIV, the Château de Versailles is staging a series of events to pay tribute to this most iconic monarch, recreating his fabulous parties and...
COLCOA

Dispatch from the 20th COLCOA French Film Festival in Los Angeles

The COLCOA French Film Festival (April 18 -26), embarked on its 20th anniversary this year with the North American Premiere of the incredible Monsieur Chocolat.  This period piece stars Omar Sy in a lively biopic about...

Parallels by Paris Musées: 10 Instagrammers Reinterpret Famous Artworks

Paris Musées has launched an innovative online platform which highlights the stunning collections held in Paris’s municipal museums, with works accessible digitally to anyone worldwide. This has opened up the unique collections like never before. To celebrate...

Art in Provence: Les Rencontres d’Arles photography festival

The city of Arles in the south of France, with its dazzling light and easy living, has long had an exceptional relationship with art – and it keeps getting better. Every summer for the...

Things to See and Do in the Loire Valley

We highlight here some of the more popular activities, attractions and places to visit in the Loire Valley region. BALLOONING A relaxing and picturesque way to view the châteaux and river valleys from above; it’s as if the...

Fall in Paris: Grape Harvest Festival in Montmartre

Celebrate the last remaining vineyard in Paris.
Galette des rois

King for a Day: The Galette des Rois in January

A sweet treat, the galette des rois, or kings' cake, appears in French bakeries in early January.

The 2010 Tour de France

The world's most famous bike race kicks off on July 3rd.