The Borgias and Their Time at Musée Maillol in Paris

True life is often stranger than fiction, and the story of the Borgias reads like a fast-paced political saga and murder mystery rolled into one, with its morbidly fascinating cast: statesman, Pope, patron of...

The Treachery of Images: Magritte in Paris

Apples, bowler hats, umbrellas, and a famous non-pipe. The comprehensive retrospective of René Magritte’s work at the Centre Pompidou not only immerses us into his puzzling visual code but also into the mind of Magritte the...

Theatre in Paris: Around the World in 80 Days

English speakers can enjoy this hilarious stage adaptation of Jules Verne's epic.
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Art Paris: The Vibrant Highlight of Paris Art week

Art Paris is a contemporary and emerging art fair now in its 16th edition, the highlight of the electric Paris Art Week. During the inauguration on March 30, President Hollande appeared engaged and animated...

Caravane Publicitaire: The Other Tour de France

Popularly known as la Grand Boucle, the Tour de France is a sporting phenomenon like no other. The race takes place over a three-week period in July, when more than 12 million spectators line...

La Braderie de Lille, The Largest Flea Market in Europe

Head north this weekend for vintage treasures and moules frites galore.
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How to Enjoy the Euro 2016 in Paris

Paris is known as the city of lights, romance and, for the summer of 2016, the city of football too. Fans from all over the world have descended on France – and in particular...

Salon du Chocolat

The 17th annual Salon du Chocolat brings together some of the world's finest chocolatiers and pastry chefs in Paris.

La Folle Journée de Nantes: France’s Largest Classical Music Festival

If you find attending classical concerts or opera performances too intimidating, you can forget everything you know. There’s another, far less formal way to enjoy the experience, without losing any of the rigorous values...

Museum Watch: Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris

Frank Gehry's building has a form as accomplished in its ambition as the invaluable works of art within.