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...

Romain Duris: “This Job Terrifies Me When Things Get Too Comfortable”

Behind Romain Duris’s effortlessly cool façade lies a boiling inner life and inherent restlessness. Lise Pedersen discovers the darling of French cinema thrives on challenges – great and small... "I like change-- this job terrifies...

Le Dernier Mot: Affair of the Heart

More than two decades on, France and its people still make Kristin Espinasse’s heart skip a beat You have probably stumbled across the word terroir (especially if you are a wine lover) and have a...

French Cinema: Profile of Actress Virginie Efira

A talent show host turned darling of arthouse, Virginie Efira is French (and Belgian) cinema's unlikely success story No one would have bet on Virginie E ra becoming the face of arthouse – not even...

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...

A Sparkling Gala for the American Library in Paris

The American Library in Paris recently celebrated its Gala dinner at the Bibliothèque Clément Bayard of the Automobile Club of France. This sparkling soirée is one of the most significant fundraising events of the...

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 Rooster that Woke the World: The Pathé Brothers in Close-up

From humble beginnings, four brothers created a world-famous film company that captured the excitement and flair of the new medium. Hazel Smith discovers the story of Pathé Over a century ago, four brothers born to...

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...

Check out Rachel Cobb’s Gorgeous Photos in “Mistral, the Legendary Wind of Provence”

There is something mythical about the mistral wind-- the strong, northwesterly blast that funnels down the Rhône Valley and sweeps across southern France. It creates the climate, and it's part of Provençal culture. Renowned...