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Luma Foundation in Arles: Discover why it’s an…

With the creation of a truly iconic building designed by Frank O. Gehry in the Parc des Ateliers,…

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The first look at the Hôtel de la Marine…

Since the 18th century, the Hôtel de la Marine has looked out from its beautiful neo-classical…

‘Petits chateaux’

5 Loire Valley chateaux off the beaten track

It’s not all about Chambord, Chaumont and Chenonceau in the Loire Valley… there’s also Talcy,…

The 2019-2020 back-to-school season's exhibitions in Paris

Top exhibitions in Paris, autumn 2019-2020

Discover a diverse selection of must-see exhibitions in Paris - both temporary and permanent. Some…

Culture

Behind the scenes of the Quarries of Light in…

Below the village of Les Baux-de-Provence, monumental limestone quarries serve as the backdrop for…

20 centuries of history

5 top reasons to visit the Museum of Fine Arts in…

Bigger, more modern and still as rich an experience, the Museum of Fine Arts in Dijon, located in…

In the mind of creators

The Paris of Jean-Charles de Castelbajac

In love with Paris and with his head in the clouds, he is a creator that transforms sweater sleeves…

Degas, Derain, Rodin.

Behind the scenes at the future modern art museum…

In spring of 2020, the Val de Loire's Royal Abbey of Fontevraud will welcome the private collection…

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Dive into the future: the new Bassins de Lumières…

A great event is coming! In spring 2020, Bordeaux’s former submarine base will be transformed into…

Relax under the sun

French art de vivre on the big screen

As part of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, UniFrance and France.fr present three compilation clips…

Worth a thousand words

Behind the lense with Sam Stourdzé, director of…

Sam Stourdzé has been the director of the Rencontres de la photographie d'Arles for five years—the…

Passion

French romance on the big screen

Love has pride of place in French cinema. Taking the opportunity to relive some iconic scenes from…

Architecture, art, fashion...

French excellence on the big screen

When French cinema invites itself into France’s most prestigious palace buildings, from the Louvre…

Contemporary art, design, natural history...

Culture for everyone in Bordeaux

Distinguished by UNESCO for its exceptional urban heritage, Bordeaux has over 350 buildings…

Back in time

Notre-Dame de Paris for photographers

Notre-Dame de Paris has never ceased to inspire photographers, sometimes offering them its most…

A stone’s throw from the museum

Dig deep into learning at the Louvre-Lens!

We first come to Lens, in Northern France, to visit the Louvre-Lens, a northern wing of the great…

Following the fire of 15 April

Sentiments and solidarity for Notre-Dame de Paris

Emotions around the world are running high following the fire that destroyed part of the Cathedral…

D-Day

5 things you might not know about the D-Day…

Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword. Behind their code names, Normandy’s D-Day Landing Beaches…

Art in a bottle

Shhh...art in progress at Ruinart, in Champagne

Since its creation in 1729, la Maison Ruinart has been closely linked to artistic creation—it's a…

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MoCo: into the heart of contemporary art in…

As of 29 June 2019, contemporary art is taking root in Montpellier with the opening of the MoCo…

Picasso, Matisse, Chagall...

10 artistic favourites on the Côte d’Azur

Picasso, Bonnard, Matisse, Chagall and Renoir... the Côte d’Azur inspired a great many artists. All…

Poetic walk

A poetic walk in the footsteps of Lamartine in…

The hilly landscapes of southern Burgundy inspired this man of letters, born in Mâcon. On the…

Contemporary-industrial

24 hours at the Hotel Louvre-Lens in Northern…

The Louvre-Lens Hotel is a former mining village that's become a crown jewel of Northern France, a…

Short-lived labyrinth

When street art transforms an old building in…

Along the port of Vannes in Brittany, a former administrative building of 150 offices has been…

Running from one museum to an other

18 must-see Paris exhibitions in 2019

With some 173 museums listed in Paris, the City of Light offers an eclectic and stimulating feast…

A fairytale walk through Château Palmer

A winter art installation showing different…

All of a sudden, there’s a flash of red amid the vineyards—plastics artist Nathalie Rodach has…

A colourful interview

“In Paris, you go from one world to another –…

Parisian painter Caroline Faindt grew up in eastern France. After starting work in media and…

Art everywhere in the city

“With Eldorado, Lille presents worlds from…

From 27 April 2019, Lille is set to be transformed into a mecca of Mexican arts and traditions. It…

Between theater and opera

Behind the scenes at the Opéra Comique in Paris

This is one of the oldest theatrical and musical institutions in France! In the heart of Paris, in…

Culture

'500 years of RenaissanceS' : the events you…

In the Loire Valley, 2019 is all about the Renaissance. Exhibitions, shows, and tours... The…