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Adding French Joie de Vivre to Your Holidays

I think we are all ready to bid adieu to 2020! With no France trip this year, I have been perfectly content to bury...
Dijon christmas market

Dijon Christmas market in France

It's not the largest or even the brightest – yet Dijon's marché draws ravenous foodies for miles around. The secret? Its pain d'épices loaves.
Cité de Noël, Grand'Place - Béthune

Béthune Christmas market in France

Béthune has earned its "Cité de Noël" sobriquet fair and square: come December the northern town is overrun with goodies-laden chalets, slathered waffles and...
Strasbourg christmas market

The Strasbourg Christmas market in France

Europe's oldest Yuletide market lays on quite the feast. Each year the "Capitale de Noël" invites a guest country to showcase its own festive...

Birthday Celebration: Gustave Courbet at the Musée Courbet in Ornans

On the bicentenary of his birth, Courbet's native Ornans is poised to lift the veil on the provocateur behind the world's most reviled, and...