Cooking Specialties from the Périgord
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by France Today Editors
2d ago
Co-authored with his wife, the food writer and novelist Julia Watson, Martin Walker, the bestselling author of the Bruno, Chief of Police novels set in the Périgord, has written a cookbook packed with Périgourdin culinary favourites. Pommes de terre sarladaises It would be unthinkable to visit the Périgord without eating this, one of its star dishes. Garlicky, unctuous and devised in the… Source ..read more
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Explore this Enchanting Impressionist House Just Outside Paris
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by France Today Editors
2d ago
This year marks 150 years since the birth of one of the world’s best-loved art movements – Impressionism. And where better to celebrate than this artist’s bolthole just outside of Paris? Between 1860 and 1879, La Maison Caillebotte was home to the famous Impressionist painter Gustave Caillebotte and his family. Today, this peaceful oasis in Yerres, just 20km south of Paris… Source ..read more
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Celebrate 150 Years of Impressionism with these Blockbuster Events
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by Jennifer Ladonne
4d ago
Musée d’Orsay, March 26 to July 14 Musée d’Orsay, March 26 to August 11 Paris’s bastion of Impressionism the Musée d’Orsay juxtaposes a selection of works featured in the first Impressionist show – including Monet’s Impression, Sunrise – with – paintings and sculptures displayed at the official Salon of that year to underscore the works’ radical modernity and recreate the visual shock… Source ..read more
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Carnet de Voyage: Feria de Riz
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by Leonie Pike
4d ago
Travel notes from the real France. Carnet de Voyage is a weekly personal travel story in France sent in by readers. If you’d like to write a story for Carnet de Voyage, head here for details on how to submit. As we leave the morning train, then excitedly reel with the crowd heading into the city of Arles, we stumble upon La Feria du Riz – the annual Rice Festival. ‘Look… Source ..read more
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Train Like a Biathlete with Peisey-Vallandry’s Renovated Nordic Site 
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by Jenny Eagle
4d ago
Peisey-Vallandry’s Nordic ski area, which lies at the entrance to the Vanoise National Park, is celebrating after redesigning and renovating its welcome centre with a new dining area, where skiers and walkers can relax and enjoy a meal. The site, part of Paradiski, which connects 425km of slopes in the Tarentaise Valley of France between Les Arcs, Peisey-Vallandry and La Plagne… Source ..read more
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French Film Review: Une Belle Course
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by France Today Editors
5d ago
Taxi driver Charles (Dany Boon) is having a bad day (a disastrous day, in fact) when 92-year-old Madeleine (Line Renaud) forces him across Paris to pick her up and then drive her back across the city to her destination – a retirement home. Distracted, he doesn’t pay her much mind, but her quiet charm soon begins to work its magic – on us, the viewer, as much as Charles. Detour after detour reveals… Source ..read more
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Don’t Miss These 14 Museums in Paris
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by France Today Editors
6d ago
Art and history museums, writers’ houses, artists’ studios… The Paris Musées network brings together 14 museums and heritage sites with exceptional collections right in the heart of the French capital. Located under the forecourt of Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral, the Archaeological Crypt of the Île de la Cité presents a unique panorama of the evolution of the island. Digital devices bring to… Source ..read more
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French Restaurant Review: Ardent, Paris
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by Alexander Lobrano
1w ago
A flame-grill restaurant in Paris that remains elegant and sophisticated, where products are honoured as they are rather than excessively transformed. The 10th arrondissement, formerly a quiet working-class quarter in the heart of Paris, has been transformed during recent years by the influx of a younger and more affluent population. This explains why so many interesting and innovative… Source ..read more
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Exclusive Excerpt: Nicole’s War by Andrée Rushton
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by Andrée Rushton
1w ago
Set against the backdrop of France during the Second World War, Andrée Rushton took inspiration from the stories her mother told her about her escape from Paris only days before the Nazis arrived. After arriving in England, her mother joined WAAF and met her father, an RAF sergeant. Through the novel Andrée explores the question: what if her mother had never escaped? Nicole and her travelling… Source ..read more
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10 Unique Experiences to Enjoy in Vendée in 2024
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by France Today Editors
1w ago
With its gloriously long coastline and pretty islands, rolling pastures and charming villages, the Vendée offers a rich and varied array of experiences for holidaymakers. Here are some of the very best things to do and see in 2024. Explore the wide open spaces and natural sites that the Vendée has to offer, each as exceptional as the next. The island of Noirmoutier stands out with its famous… Source ..read more
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