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They may be called the Journées Patrimoines, but women get a look in at the European Heritage Days as well. Why not go and see one of the historic locations celebrating one of France’s leading females?

Posted: September 14, 2018, 2:55 pm

Want to discover some of the secrets of Paris? A unique guided tour teaches visitors about the history of brothels in the now illustrious district of the Palais Royal in Paris

Posted: September 13, 2018, 11:26 am

These English-language blockbusters have been given some interesting names for their French releases.

Posted: September 6, 2018, 3:46 pm

Want to eat vegan in France? Check out these 22 cafés, coffee shops and restaurants.

Posted: September 6, 2018, 11:02 am

If you’re looking forward to making the most of France’s most famous tipple as part of your new life across the Channel, follow this guide to help you choose a great bottle

Posted: September 3, 2018, 12:23 pm

The significance of cheese in the French way of life simply cannot be underestimated and while discussing our favourites, we decided to investigate which ones pack the biggest punch when it comes to smell.

Posted: August 30, 2018, 2:51 pm

It’s back to school time. How many French words do you know relating to school and education?

Posted: August 20, 2018, 10:01 am

The sad loss of two of France’s most celebrated chefs has made 2018 an emotional year for the country’s culinary world.

Posted: August 16, 2018, 10:07 am

Put your knowledge of French law to the test with our fun quiz

Posted: August 15, 2018, 3:46 pm

Discover the history behind Alexander Dumas’s tale of derring-do, the ultimate swashbuckling adventure.

Posted: August 8, 2018, 9:47 am

Born out of revolution, the French national flag is the ultimate symbol of liberté, egalité and fraternité

Posted: July 11, 2018, 11:34 am

Learn French and explore south-west France with Maison de Textile

Posted: July 9, 2018, 9:33 am

Looking for some cocktail ingredients to jazz up that summer barbecue and impress your guests? Learn all about the origins of three unusual French alcoholic drinks

Posted: June 28, 2018, 4:18 pm

The stereotype says that the French are rude and unwelcoming. But many Brits are finding a happy home and community in France. Here are three French culture myths investigated:

Posted: June 28, 2018, 12:47 pm

From June to August sun-drenched fields of lavender are a feature of Provence. Find out how lavender was first introduced to the region and became such an important part of the landscape

Posted: June 27, 2018, 2:15 pm

Do you know the English meanings of some common French idioms? Take our quiz and find out!

Posted: August 8, 2017, 10:42 am