San Francisco Joins Global Marathon “Night of Ideas” Event

It will be a free seven-hour marathon of philosophical debate including cultural, science, climate and technology explorations alongside art, literature and poetry demonstrations and discussions. The mayor of San Francisco will kick it off,...

What to See and Do in the Pays de la Loire

Including adventures with historical characters and animals – both real and fantastical Related articles: Riverside Travels in the Pays de la Loire 12 Must-See Attractions of the Pays de la Loire Region Val de Loire Wine Route You...

A Vence Vacation: Exploring the French Riviera

If you are looking for a home base to explore the French Riviera but want to escape the big-city hustle and bustle of Nice, look no further than Vence. Situated a comfortable 20-minute ride...

Languedoc Roussillon: The Best Places to Visit in the South of France

Travelling to the south of France? Don't miss the sun-baked Languedoc Roussillon, an ancient region filled with culture, history, beaches, and vineyards. There's a lot to love here, but if we had to narrow...

Berthe Morisot and Édouard Manet: Painters in Paris

Berthe Morisot, one of the great Impressionists, was also the muse of Édouard Manet. The two may even have been in love – at least until she married his brother. Hazel Smith investigates. At a...

Comedy Central: Our Top French Film Capers of all Time

LE DÎNER DE CONS Director: Francis Veber Starring: Thierry Lhermitte, Jacques Villeret Big-shot Parisian publisher Pierre Brochant is in a pickle. His weekly ‘dîner de cons’ (idiots’ dinner) – a cruel ritual which sees him and his...

Things to See and Do on the Northern Coast of France

Tour the region by land or sea and discover the many sporting and cultural activities on offer Related articles: Enjoying the High Life on the Northern Coast 12 Nature Experiences on France’s Northern Coast (and Beyond) Where...

French Cinema: Profile of Actor and Director Dany Boon

From flop-churner to star-director of the highest-grossing French film of all time, Dany Boon is France’s comeback kid Meet Dany Boon: hitmaker, mastermind behind France’s highest-grossing film of all time and only (we’re taking an...

Exclusive Interview: Marion Cotillard in “Gueule d’Ange”

No stranger to challenging roles, in her latest film Marion Cotillard plays a rudderless single mother running away from her responsibilities. She tells Lanie Goodman how she tackled the elusive character... Marion Cotillard is sitting...

Warm up in a Museum: What to See Now in France

AMOUR, AT THE LOUVRE-LENS A look at the depiction of love, in all its forms, from Classical times through the Middle Ages to the paintings of Memling, Fragonard and Delacroix and the sculptures of Canova,...