The Arena of Nîmes
Located in the south-east of France, the city of Nîmes is home one of the ...world’s best-preserved Roman amphitheatres.
Chauvet Cave replicated
Following the symbolic laying of the first stone on 12 October 2012, the replica ...of the Chauvet Pont-d'Arc cave will open its doors to the public at the end of 2014.
The oldest form of wall art ever ...discovered in France
An international team of researchers has found the oldest form of parietal art ...known to date in South West France.
Quai Branly Museum
You have a few hours to spare and you want to get away from it all? Welcome to ...the museum of “first arts”, quai Branly, for an immersion in the heart of “non” Western civilisations: Maoris, Mayas, Dogon, etc.
The history of Paris
Paris has proffered many different profiles in the centuries between the ...Gallo-Roman town and the 21st century city. In spite of the wear of time and history, the political, economic and artistic capital has preserved a unique architectural heritage that makes it a leading destination, the entry point to France for many visitors.
Located in the south-east of France, the city of Nîmes is home one of the ...world's best-preserved Roman amphitheatres.
National Museum of Natural History
Have you ever met a royal rhinoceros or a giant squid? No? Over the course of ...350 years, the royal garden of medicinal plants of Louis XIII has given way to a place dedicated to the understanding and protection of nature and various species.
Prehistoric Sites of the Vézère Valley
The Vézère valley, located in the magnificent Dordogne department and in the ...heart of Perigord, is famous for its prehistoric remains, unlike any others in the world.
Vercingetorix (-72 - -46)
A legendary hero who forged the Gallic nation, Vercingétorix managed to unite ...the people of Gaul, who had until then been divided, and to prevail against Caeser at Gergovia, before being defeated at Alesia.