Poster of Nuit Blanche Paris 2016 by Fabrice Hyber

Paris Pours its Heart into Nuit Blanche Art Festival

Fall in love with Paris all over again on a ‘sleepless night’ of contemporary art. Every year in the fall, Paris offers an incredible event from dusk till dawn, prompting visitors and Parisians to engage with the...

Grand Musée du Parfum Opens in Paris

The Grand Musée du Parfum opens its doors in Paris in a majestic converted mansion at 73 Rue de Faubourg Saint Honoré (where else?) in the heart of Paris’s Golden Triangle. The museum, entirely...

The Treachery of Images: Magritte in Paris

Apples, bowler hats, umbrellas, and a famous non-pipe. The comprehensive retrospective of René Magritte’s work at the Centre Pompidou not only immerses us into his puzzling visual code but also into the mind of Magritte the...

Art in Provence: Les Rencontres d’Arles photography festival

The city of Arles in the south of France, with its dazzling light and easy living, has long had an exceptional relationship with art – and it keeps getting better. Every summer for the...

American Chefs Win the Prestigious Bocuse d’Or Competition

For the first time in the 30-year history of the Bocuse d’Or culinary competition, a team of American chefs took home the gold medal. There were 24 countries competing, and Norway placed second, while...

President François Hollande’s New Map of France

France is currently organized into 27 administrative regions, 22 of which are located in the Hexagone in metropolitan France and Corsica, and five located overseas. There has been much noise and contradicting versions surrounding the...

Travel News: Paris Orly Airport Modernises

If you’ve flown out of Paris Orly airport recently, you might have been struck by a strange sight: a gigantic collage of portraits—à la JR at the Panthéon—plastered onto the façade of the South...

Picasso Painting Worth €25 Million Seized by French Customs

In an intriguing set of circumstances, a Picasso painting worth €25 million ($27 million) was recently seized by French customs from a luxury yacht moored off  the southern coast of Corsica. Called “Head of...

Taking your Car on Eurotunnel to France this Summer

The Eurotunnel service has remained open during the crisis and expects to be a popular option for travellers to France this summer. The Folkestone-Calais tunnel allows you to drive on to the shuttle and stay...

7 Reasons to Buy the Oct/Nov issue of France Today magazine!

Hot off the press. The Oct/Nov issue of France Today magazine is out now! Here are 7 reasons not to miss out: Franche-Comté Uncovered Tootle off the beaten track to explore this unspoilt region of great mountain...