France

France

All about France

Introduction Welcome to the fascinating world of France! As one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, France has a ...

Musée d’Orsay

Musée d’Orsay

The Musée d’Orsay resides within a renovated old railway station. This was the Gare d’Orsay. It sits on the Seine across from the Louvre. This is another art...

Palais du Louvre

Palais du Louvre

This enormous palace is the world’s largest museum. The Palais du Louvre is a former royal residence. Located in the 1st arrondissement, it is a magnet to...

Musée de l’Orangerie

Jardin Des Tuileries

In the 1st arrondissement is the pretty stretch of formal French Gardens called the Jardin Des Tuileries. This is a stereotypical example of French landscaping...

Hôtel des Invalides

Hôtel des Invalides

In the Plaza des Invalides is the remarkable Hôtel des Invalides. This structure was originally a rest home for wounded soldiers from the many wars of the...

Champs-Élysées

Champs-Élysées

This is the most famous street in the city of Paris. Its tree-lined sidewalks sweep from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe. The concept dates...

Centre Georges Pompidou

Centre Georges Pompidou

Sitting in the Place Georges-Pompidou is the Centre Georges Pompidou. In 1977, it was the “most avant-garde” structure on the planet. It is still an interesting...

Notre-Dame, Paris

Notre-Dame, Paris

If the Tour Eiffel is the symbol of Paris, the Cathédrale de Notre-Dame de Paris is its heart. Sitting on the banks of the Seine, this marvelous architectural...

Basilique de Sacré-Cœur

Basilique de Sacré-Cœur

The Basilique de Sacré-Cœur is located in the 18th arrondissement. Built from 1873, this religious structure sits high atop the butte Montmartre. The architect...

Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

Located in the 16th arrondissement is the Arc de Triomphe. It stands firmly stretching across the wide boulevard at the western end of the Champs-Élysées...