From Buddha to Bacon: 5 Must-See Exhibits in France

From icons to iconoclasts, embark on a journey of discovery with these phenomenal museum exhibitions in France this autumn. Buddha, The Golden Legend The first ever exhibition in France dedicated to the representations of the...

Leonardo Rules the Louvre

We’ve been hearing a lot about Leonardo this year – the 500th anniversary of his death – with events in Italy, France, the UK and the US. Of course, the Louvre is going all...

8 Things to See and Do in Monaco

Don’t miss the cutting-edge exhibitions at the Villa Paloma, the Principality’s contemporary art museum housed in a pristine, white Belle Époque villa perched on a cliff beside the botanical gardens. Down by the Larvotto...

A Remarkable Chronicle of Paris at War

A new museum in Paris brings to light the two-pronged struggle for freedom during the Second World War: the extensive military efforts from the outside, and the eroding force of the Resistance from within....

Exit through the Gift Shop: The Top Museum Stores and Cafés in Paris

Limited-edition artists’ prints, design classics and beautiful books, not to mention eateries dressed to the nines, serving food that’s a work of art in itself: Jennifer Ladonne samples the best of Paris’s museum gift...

Last Chance: Catch these Museum Exhibitions in Paris

HELENA RUBINSTEIN Rubinstein was not only the founder of a cosmetics empire but a firm believer that beauty should go hand in hand with female emancipation. Featuring 300 exhibits from her storied art collection, 'The...

Experience Arles: Les Rencontres de la photographie

I came to Arles this July for the opening of Les Rencontres de la Photographie, one of the world’s most prestigious photography festivals. This year marked the 50th anniversary of the festival. Founded in...

Museums and More in the Alpes-Maritimes

Twelve of the best places to experience the culture of this corner of France Related articles: Beyond the Riviera in the Alpes-Maritimes What to See and Do in Alpes-Maritimes MUSÉE PICASSO The attic of Antibes’s Château Grimaldi was...

Sightseeing in France: What to See and Do in Lorraine

The top cultural centres, events and festivals throughout the province Related articles: En Passant Par La Lorraine The Best Museums in Lorraine OUT AND ABOUT The Pierre-Percée leisure parks near Saint-Dié-des-Vosges offer outdoor activities on land, water and...

The Best Museums in Lorraine

Learn about the region’s history and heritage at these great institutions Related article: En Passant Par La Lorraine MÉMORIAL DE VERDUN The Verdun Memorial commemorates the Battle of Verdun, where so many French and German soldiers died...