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...

Unmissable Art Event in Paris: Berthe Morisot at Musée d’Orsay

A leading Impressionist figure, Berthe Morisot remains to this day less well-known than her peers, Monet, Degas and Renoir. Yet, she was immediately recognised as one of the group’s most innovative artists. Morisot explored...

Exciting Art News and Exhibitions in France

From relics to prisoners (not to mention a new floating museum in Paris), make out-of-this-world discoveries... Here are some must-see exhibitions in France right now. ART FLOATS Paris’s first floating urban art centre, Fluctuart, has launched...

The Bührle Collection at the Maillol Museum in Paris

Awaiting its permanent move to the Kunsthaus in Zürich, the Emil Bührle Collection, one of the most important in the world, sets up temporary residence at the beautiful Maillol museum in Paris, showing masterpieces...

Masterpieces of the Guggenheim in Provence

For the first time in Europe, nearly 50 major works from the Thannhauser Collection, or related to its history, come to Aix-en-Provence in a travelling exhibition in collaboration with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation...

More than a Pit Stop: Le Mans and Europe’s Iconic Motor Race

Gillian Thornton zooms off to Le Mans to discover the legends behind Europe’s most iconic motor race and follow in the treadmarks of action hero Steve McQueen Late afternoon and my husband and I have...

12 Iconic Renaissance Sites in the Loire Valley

As the cradle of the French Renaissance, the Val de Loire boasts a wealth of places to explore Related articles: Cradle of the Renaissance: A Celebration in the Loire Valley Things to See and Do in...