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French Chateau Style | Château de Digoine, Burgundy

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in a chateau? Nearly half of France’s 44,000 heritage sites are castles in various states of …

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Palais du Trocadero Lost Monument of Paris

Paris is a city of contrasts. Light and dark. Old and new. Past and present. Erased from the memories of most Parisians, however, is the …

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Palais du Bardo | Lost Monument of Paris

The Palais du Bardo was built for the Exposition Universelle of 1867 in the 14th arrondissement at Parc Montsouris. It was designed by the French …

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Culture of the Pyrénées-Orientales

Before the French Revolution, France wasn’t centralised as it is now. Though ruled by the French King, regions were effectively governed by local aristocracy and …

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The great glass dome of Galeries Lafayette, Paris   

Department stores and shopping malls are so often banal and uninspired. But in Paris, there is a department store interior of such exquisite beauty that …

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26 reasons to fall head over heels for France!

26 reasons to fall head over heels for France! Everyone has their own personal reason for falling in love with France. For some it’s the …

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Guide to the Basilica of Sacré-Coeur Paris

You might think, when you visit Montmartre and gaze at the beautiful church of Sacré-Coeur, perched on a hill in the highest part of Paris, …

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History of the French Flag

The French call their flag Le drapeau tricolore. English speakers know it as the French Tricolore. It’s one of the most iconic flags in European …

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The Pyramid at the Louvre

When it comes to innovation in architecture, Paris has long been a leader and in the last 150 years, dozens of architectural gems have made …

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Who was Jean Jaurès | History of France

Wherever you go in France you’re sure to come across a Place Jean Jaurès, a rue Jean Jaurès, Avenue Jean Jaurès, schools and even metro …

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