As comedies were "made to be played", Molière, in turn comic actor, troupe ...leader, author then King's comedian, remained faithful to the stage until his death during a performance of The Imaginary Invalid on 17 February 1673.
The Fountain Displays of Versailles
Discover the gardens of the Château de Versailles as you have never seen them ...before during the Musical Fountain Display and the Nocturnal Fountain Display.
Degas and the nude
The Musée d'Orsay is devoting an exhibition to a subject that ran through the ...career of Edgar Degas: the nude. And with what success!
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.
The Castle of Versailles and its grounds
The privileged residence of the French monarchy from the period of Louis XIV to ...Louis XVI, the Castle of Versailles is located 16km south west of Paris. Embellished by several generations of architects, sculptures, decorators and landscapers, for more than a century it served as a model for Europe of how a royal residence should be.