🇫🇷 France


15 April 2021

Lourdes longs for new tourists

The Easter Holiday season was quieter than ever in the French city of Lourdes. If there is a tourist designation where effects of the pandemic were […]
13 April 2021

Reconstruction of Notre Dame could take up to 20 years

After the gigantic fire that ravaged two years ago the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris and moved the whole world, the reconstruction work might be […]
8 April 2021

The oldest map of Europe has been identified in Brittany

The oldest geographical representation of a territory in Europe has just been identified in France. Engraved on a stone slab, this map is dated to the […]
6 April 2021

Louvre puts its entire collection online

The Louvre has put its entire art collection, which includes more than 480,000 works of art, available online for anyone to look through at any time […]
31 March 2021

Oak trees that witnessed the French revolution will form Notre Dame’s new spire

In April 2019 the famous Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, France, went up in flames. The iconic building suffered extensive damage, with the wooden spire collapsed […]
30 March 2021

Airbus to boost “cold” technology testing as part of its decarbonization roadmap

Airbus has launched an “Advanced Superconducting and Cryogenic Experimental powertraiN Demonstrator” (ASCEND) to explore the impact of superconducting materials and cryogenic temperatures on the performance of […]
25 March 2021

A visit to Grasse, the home of perfume

I was lucky enough to spend half of my Erasmus year in the town of Aix-en-Provence in the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur region of idyllic southern France. As you’d […]
24 March 2021

10 Beautiful cities in France

When we talk about cities in France, the first city that comes to mind for many people is of course Paris. The capital of the country, […]
19 March 2021

This is France’s new underwater museum

A unique museum has just opened in Cannes. Six sculptures by artist Jason deCaires Taylor make up France’s first underwater eco-museum in the Mediterranean. Submerged between […]
15 March 2021

France announces easing of travel restrictions for seven non-EU countries

France has announced the easing of travel restrictions for the following seven non-EU countries; Australia, Israel, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. […]
4 March 2021

This 400 km cycling path takes you from Paris to Normandy

Do you enjoy cycling? Do you like to get lost in nature and admire the cultural heritage that France has to offer? If that’s the case, […]
23 February 2021

Eiffel Tower to receive ‘golden’ makeover for 2024 Olympics

The Eiffel Tower is one of the most famous landmarks in the world. At more than 100 years old it has attracted more than 250 million […]
18 February 2021

La Petite Fabrique the new organic house in Paris

On the south-eastern edge of Paris next to the 1950s Olympiad towers is La Petite Fabrique (the Little Factory), an experimental and innovative eco-build. With the construction […]
16 February 2021

Charles de Gaulle airport abandons plan for a new terminal

The French government has announced that it is abandoning its plan for a new terminal at Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris. They pointed out that […]
12 February 2021

La Confluence, Lyon’s eco-friendly neighbourhood

Lyon has long been a popular tourist destination; a vibrant city with beautiful streets and elegant French squares, bustling restaurants with delicious food and drink and […]
4 February 2021

Paris to transform Champs Elysées into an ‘extroardinary garden’

Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, has given the go-ahead for a €250m makeover scheme to transform the French capital’s most famous avenue, the Champs Elysées, into […]
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