Top Films: 5 French Big Screen Biographies

Our film critic selects 5 memorable movies.

Sophie Hallette and the Tradition of Fine French Lacemaking

The world held its breath as Kate Middleton stepped from the royal Rolls Royce on her wedding day, ending months of anticipation as to what this major trendsetter and probable future queen would be...

French Food Provenance: Cassis, The Black Currant from Burgundy

The grape is not the only fruit cultivated in the famous Nuits-Saint-Georges commune.

Top Tastes: The White Wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon

These wines are always ahead of the game.

The Santons of Provence: A History

In Provence the holiday season belongs to the colorful world of santons—santous or santoùos in Provençal, “little saints” to the rest of us. A wrinkle, the shining dot of an eye, a graceful pose,...

6 Reasons to Visit a Christmas Market in Paris

The temperature outside has steeply declined, the days are shorter and shorter, and free time is spent indoors avoiding the biting winter cold. Of course, the début of winter isn’t so dreary; in fact...

Visiting the Town of Laguiole, Famous for its Knives

A perched village with a purpose.

Marchés de Noël: Exploring France’s Finest Christmas Markets

Christmas is a magical season in France. Every town in the country shimmers under the glow of a thousand fairy lights, the warming scent of vin chaud and roasting chestnuts fills each street, and...

Christmas in Paris: The Champs-Elysées Lights Are On!

The festive holiday season has officially opened in Paris. On Thursday, November 20, Mayor Anne Hidalgo and French actor Omar Sy switched on the lights to the popular Champs-Elysées illuminations. Replacing the “rings” of...

God! This Place is Beautiful or the Amazing Story of Loc-Dieu

Off the beaten path in the Aveyron, discover a beautiful abbey.