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May 15, 2022

France's Favourite Square: The Secrets of Place Stanislas, Nancy

France's favourite monument - Place Stanislas in Nancy - is named after a Polish ex-King whose daughter married Louis XV... find out what makes is so special.

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May 10, 2022

9 Sensational French Road Trips To Explore France By Car

Idyllic scenery, great food, insane culture and history - all great reasons to enjoy these 9 fantastic road trips.

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Apr 12, 2022

Apero Time: Why Is The Aperitif in France Such A Big Deal?

The aperitif in France is a tradition, much more of a social event than a drinking session. Find out how to enjoy the perfect apero time!

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Apr 06, 2022

5 Unmissable Highlights Of The Ecole De Nancy Art Nouveau

The Ecole de Nancy is a particular type of Art Nouveau born in the city of Nancy - with some of the best Art Nouveau you'll find in France.

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Mar 06, 2022

12 Exceptional Experiences When You Visit Provence

Enjoy these experiences when you visit Provence - the major sights, of course, but some less visited corners only the locals know.

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Feb 21, 2022

In The Footsteps Of Van Gogh In Provence

Following Vincent van Gogh in Provence means visiting Arles and Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, where he painted some 200 works.

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Feb 15, 2022

The Arles Amphitheater: Top 10 Magnificent Roman Monuments of Arles

The Arles amphitheater is just one of the city's top 10 dazzling Roman monuments. Here are the others.

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Jan 24, 2022

What Is Escargot? The Curious Story Of Snails In France

What is escargot? Snails in France. Edible snails. And here's what all the fuss is about.

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Jan 06, 2022

How Two Remarkable Women Fought Over Chenonceau Castle (and who won)

Perhaps France's most romantic château, Chenonceau Castle was the site of one of the Renaissance's great love stories - and rivalries.

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Dec 27, 2021

Surprising Small Museums in Paris and the Rest of France

There are plenty of small museums in Paris and the rest of France that are as intriguing as the most famous museums in France.

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Dec 20, 2021

What do French people eat at Christmas? Brace for a few surprises.

What French people eat at Christmas is no mystery and may be just like what you eat - with a few surprises though. Find out which ones.

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Dec 17, 2021

France's Biggest Foodie Secret: The Wedge That Took Over the World

You know those little French cheese wedges? There's something about them you should know... and it's all good.

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Dec 05, 2021

Was the Belle Epoque in France Really That ‘Belle’?

The Belle Epoque in France is that period from the late 19th century to World War I, which yielded innovation, and of some of the greatest artists of our time.

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Nov 11, 2021

7 Non-Touristy Things To Do In Paris

If you've already seen the highlights, perhaps it's time to explore some fun non-touristy things to do in Paris. Here are seven that might surprise you.

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Oct 26, 2021

The Best Books About France You'll Ever Read

If you want to get to know this country beyond Paris, the next best thing to visiting is to read these best books about France.

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Oct 24, 2021

The 101 Departments In France (and what makes them so interesting)

There are 101 departments in France: here's the list, the map, and some stories to introduce you to them.

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Oct 03, 2021

The Magnificent Comeback Of The Paris Bouillon Restaurants

The bouillon restaurants of Paris and their divine Art Nouveau were popular a century ago - and they're making a comeback after years of decline.

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Oct 01, 2021

The Quirkiest Dijon Museum: A Peek at 19th-Century Burgundian Life

The Dijon museum with the quirkiest collection has got to be the Museum of Burgundian Life, which portrays life during the 19th century.

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Sep 15, 2021

Visiting Bordeaux France (Even If You're Not A Wine Drinker!)

Visiting Bordeaux often revolves around wine - here's what to do in Bordeaux if your trip isn't about wine.

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Sep 10, 2021

When is the best time to visit France? (it may not be when you think)

The best time to visit France is anytime - but there are a few exceptions. Here they are.

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Sep 05, 2021

This List Of Regions In France Will Help You Plan Your French Trip

Curious about the list of regions in France? Here you go, all 18 of them.

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Aug 31, 2021

25+ Irresistible French Pastry, Desserts And Sweets: Insider's Guide

Can't resist French pastry desserts and sweets? Discover how and when they were invented.

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Aug 13, 2021

Visiting Dijon? Follow The Dijon Owl Trail To Explore The City

The Dijon Owl Trail has 22 stops: follow in its footsteps and you'll see the best Dijon has to offer. Here's how!

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Aug 08, 2021

A Day Trip From Dijon To The Auxois, The Heart Of Burgundy

If you're in Burgundy, here's an itinerary for a great day trip from Dijon that combines history, food, and irresistible villages.

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Aug 08, 2021

Meet Vercingetorix, The Chieftain Whose Gallic Warriors Beat Caesar

Gallic warriors achieved something few others could: they defeated Julius Caesar. Next time they met, the Gauls lost. Here's where it happened.

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Jul 25, 2021

Chateau Bussy Rabutin And The Salacious Stories Of Its Count

Chateau Bussy Rabutin isn't like any other French château: it tells the tale of its inhabitant and of why he was kicked out of Versailles and sent home.

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Jun 11, 2021

Weird, Whimsical And Wonderful Facts About Lyon, France

These fun facts about Lyon, France, will show just how diverse the city is - more than you ever thought possible.

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May 26, 2021

Famous Landmarks in France and Some of Their Startling Backstories

Of the dozens of famous landmarks in France, these are the must-see French landmarks you absolutely have to visit.

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May 18, 2021

Getting Around France: How to Travel France by Train

Find out how to travel france by train - a complete guide to getting around France, even if it's your first time.

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May 05, 2021

Napoleon Bonaparte: The Man The French Love To Hate

Napoleon Bonaparte: two centuries after his death, the man remains controversial in France. Here's why.

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