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The Amiens Cathedral Chroma Show

The UNESCO-listed Notre-Dame d'Amiens is turning 800 this year. If there's not enough reason to hotfoot it to Picardy, its endless list of claims...

Freedom at the Panthéon in Paris, France

Chartering the national hero's career and dogged fight for justice. Since 1885, the year of Victor Hugo’s death and burial here, it has been...

Alliance Française de San Francisco 130th Anniversary Celebration

The Alliance Française de San Francisco was the first US affiliate of the French organization founded for the propagation of the French Language and...

7 Million! Soldiers who were prisoners in the Great War

During the Great War, around 6.6 million soldiers were captured. What was life like for them? The Verdun Memorial presents a major exhibition with...

Daks over Normandy

One of the most notable dates in modern history. Marking the event on which almost 160.000 Allied troops stormed the Normandy beaches to commence...

Lest we Forget: D-Day Anniversary

2019 marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings on Normandy's beaches. To mark the momentous occasion, the Normandy Memorial will be unveiled at...

The Moon: from Real Travel to Imaginary Journeys

Fifty years since man first set foot on the moon, the Grand Palais charts early scientific efforts to map the firmament. Magical!

King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at the Grande Halle...

Calling all Egyptology fans. An exhibition devoted to Tutankhamun is heading to Paris which will showcase a major collection of the Pharoah’s exceptional treasures...

On the Plus Beaux Villages trail in Aveyron

When it comes to spectacularly attractive and well-preserved villages, the Aveyron département is truly blessed. It boasts no fewer than ten with the Plus Beaux Villages label...