Art and Culture

The Basilica of Saint-Denis: An Overlooked Treasure

Art and Culture

When visiting Paris and its surroundings, one primarily thinks of admiring Notre-Dame de Paris and the Sacré-Cœur... But it is often overlooked that the Paris region is home to another must-see monument for its history, architecture, and the great figures buried there. During my last stay in Paris, I was able to discover the Basilica of Saint-Denis, which is both the cradle of Gothic architecture and the necropolis of the Kings of France. I would like to share with you the images and opinions I gathered on site.

18
June
2024

Nice Book Festival

Art and Culture

The Nice Book Festival is the meeting place for book-loving residents of the French Riviera. Every year in June, this event transforms part of the city into a vast library where authors and readers engage in a dialogue about literature.

10
June
2024

The Abbey of Cluny in Burgundy: a place steeped in history

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The Abbey of Cluny, founded in 909 or 910 by William of Aquitaine, is considered the queen of abbeys. In the Middle Ages, this emblematic monument of Burgundy extended its influence and prominence throughout Europe. Its abbey church was the largest church in the world until its gradual demolition starting in 1798. We invite you to discover the history of what was once the most powerful abbey in Christendom.

05
June
2024

Jazz in Marciac: a jazzy festival in Gers

Art and Culture

The village of Marciac, in Gers, is famous for its internationally renowned jazz festival, organized every summer since 1978. The Jazz in Marciac or JIM has elevated this small village founded in the 13th century to the rank of jazz capital. This year again, prestigious artists will be there.

03
June
2024

The National Archaeology Days: A Journey Back in Time

Art and Culture

The National Archaeology Days aim to introduce the general public to a discipline that is often little known. For three days, the main actors in the field mobilize in museums and excavation sites to share their passion for archaeology with as many people as possible.

03
June
2024

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival: an unmissable event

Art and Culture

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival is the largest global event entirely dedicated to animation. Every year in June, this festival screens and awards animated films of various techniques.

03
June
2024

Experience Taylor Swift's Eras Tour: A Passionate Fan's Story and Tips

Art and Culture

Discover the unforgettable experience of a fan at Taylor Swift's concert in Paris. From purchasing tickets to the electric atmosphere on the big day, relive each magical moment. Follow her tips to make the most of the star's next show.

27
May
2024

The Blue Museum: 5 Things to See at the Arles Antique Departmental Museum

Art and Culture

On a peninsula by the Rhône, on the outskirts of the city of Arles, there is a modern building that the locals fondly refer to as the Blue Museum. This building, designed by architect Henri Ciriani, houses the city's rich archaeological collections. To help you make the most of your visit, we have selected 5 things to see at the Arles Antique Departmental Museum.

22
May
2024

Claude Nougaro: 5 Things to Know About the Toulouse Singer

Art and Culture

Twenty years ago, singer Claude Nougaro passed away on March 4, 2004. Two decades after his passing, the poet from Toulouse has left his mark in his hometown and in French chanson. Here are 5 things to know about this artist who had swing ingrained in his body.

17
May
2024

Harry Potter audiobooks: a new immersive version soon available on Audible

Art and Culture

Pottermore Publishing and Audible have announced the production of a new series of Harry Potter audiobooks in English. Unlike previous audiobooks recounting the adventures of the young wizard, the seven books of the saga will not be read by a single voice, but performed by multiple actors. Here's what we already know about this immersive audio experience that should delight fans.

06
May
2024
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