Saint-Germain-des-Prés Neighbourhood

The quarter of Saint-Germain-des-Prés takes its name from the old Benedictine abbey founded in the 8th century. Situated on the Left Bank in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, it is known ... Read more!

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The French Alps: A Mini Discovery Guide

Walking underneath dramatic glaciers and snow-capped peaks, strolling in the picture perfect old towns and villages, tasting the delicious mountain cheese while relaxing on the shores of alpine ... Read more!

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Menton Lemon Festival: A Little Guide

The most Italianate and warmest town on the French Riviera has become famous for the colourful Menton Lemon Festival. Like no other, this carnival is a significant event ... Read more!

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Top 10 Most Visited Sites and Monuments in France

The Top 10 of the most visited Sites and Monuments in France in 2011 puts Paris at the top end of the scale. The list includes the number ... Read more!

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Discover the village of Montmartre in Paris

Situated in the 18th arrondissement, the iconic ‘Butte Montmartre’ is one of Paris‘ most famous districts. Full of contrasts, encircled by busy boulevards, it has kept the atmosphere ... Read more!

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Candlemas in France: this is Crêpes Day!

November, December, January, February… in France, the cold and grey winter settles for a long time when gloomy and rough weather forces the vegetation into a well-earned pause. ... Read more!

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