Nausicaá and the Beating Heart of Boulonnais

Making a beeline for Nausicaá, Boulogne’s aquatic showstopper, Rhiannon Rees ends up discovering a deeply historic area tied to Britain and the sea To some, Boulonnais is a mark on the map, a vague belt...

5 Things We Love about Limousin, France’s Rural Heartland

Cows may outnumber humans in this vast region of rolling fields, undulating landscapes and luscious lakes, but there is far more to France's rural heartland than meets the eye... TIMELESS BEAUTY From Collonges-la-Rouge's mosaic of listed...

2600 years of History along the Coast and Banks of Cap d’Agde Méditerranée

Start your tour 2600 years ago with the Phocaean trading post and harbour of Agde. This history can best be evoked at the Ephebe’s museum. With the abundant collection of antique shipment goods, bronze...

Unmissable Events, Exhibitions and Must-Visit Monuments this Summer

Stumped for things to do cet été? Here is our round-up of unmissable events, exhibitions and must-visit monuments to keep you (and the brood) busy all summer long. SKEDANOZ The ethereal light and sound show is set...

Things to See and Do in Calvados

Explore the département’s history, heritage, museums, festivals and outdoor activities Related articles: Calvados in Normandy: Tales from the Parisian Riviera Not-to-Miss Remembrance Sites in Calvados, Normandy HERITAGE AND CULTURE As the birthplace of William the Conqueror, Calvados is...

New Things to See and Do in Paris

However often you visit, there is always something new going on in the City of Light Related articles: The Best of the New in Paris 12 Fashionable Cocktail Bars in Paris SHOPPING Centre Commercial, Rue Madame Riding on the...

3 Outings for the Whole Family: Weird and Wonderful Exhibitions in Paris

Impress the kids with these weird and wonderful exhibitions! ARTISTS AND ROBOTS A gripping opportunity to experience works of art produced with the help of increasingly sophisticated robots. Featuring pieces by around 40 artists, the exhibition...

Time Travel in Lodève: The Renaissance of a Superb Archeological Museum

The town of Lodève, in southern France’s beautiful Hérault département, has long been known for the richness of its science and archaeology museum, and the quality of the temporary exhibitions held here. After four long years...

5 Must-See Expos for Summer in France

Chagall, Lissitzky, Malévitch The Pompidou Paris offers a great chance to discover a wide-angle view of Soviet modern art following the First World War. 'A hundred years ago,' writes the exhibition's curator Angela Lamp 'Marc Chagall was appointed commissar for fine art for the city of Vitebsk, today in...

Not-to-Miss Remembrance Sites in Calvados, Normandy

Our selection of some of the more important museums and cemeteries in the département. Related article: Calvados in Normandy, Tales from the Parisian Riviera CAEN MEMORIAL A strategic target for Allied forces, Caen was nearly reduced to...