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...

Showing in Paris: Kupka, Abstract Pioneer at the Grand Palais

For every well-known, well-loved artist is one waiting in the wings. Such is the case with František Kupka (1871-1957), a Czech painter who spent most of his creative life in Paris. Hailed as one...

My Meudon: Explore the Town Just Outside Paris

I am an American who has lived in France for many years as a naturalized citizen. I would like to tell you about my hometown called Meudon-- situated 15 minutes on the RER C...

The Best of the New in Paris

Paris is a city in constant flux, says Jennifer Ladonne. There are new shops, restaurants and bars opening all the time, not to mention concert halls, museums and art galleries... Whether you’re a regular visitor...

Calvados in Normandy: Tales from the Parisian Riviera

Famous for its cider and its eponymously named eau-de-vie, this is William the Conqueror’s birthplace and where the Allies landed in 1944. Marion Sauvebois discovers a département where the locals have become the self-appointed...