Explore France Explore France
Roman Days in the Arena

Why Nîmes is the Best Spot in France for History Lovers

France has so many amazing places to visit it's hard to decide where to start. If you're a Roman history buff, you must visit Nîmes. Nîmes is a city where you can see, touch and...
Pont Valentré in Cahors

Discover 3 Wine Routes in the Midi-Pyrénées

When you think of French wine, famous appellations like Champagne or Bordeaux are the first names that come to mind; wines with strong characters and powerful flavours, their fame extends far beyond the nation’s...
New Vintage French Interiors

An Inside Peek: New Vintage French Interiors

Coming home. It’s a return to your origins, a safe haven and a space where you can be secure with your friends and family. It’s a private retreat, but also a place to be...
AFMO Gala at Ambassador's Residence/Paris

Americans Helping to Preserve Art and Architecture in France

No wonder France is such a beloved travel destination — we relish the world-famous cuisine and marvelous wines, the delights of bustling cities and bucolic countryside, and of course, magnificent art and architecture spread...
E-1027 villa

E-1027: Gray’s Modernist Dream on the Côte d’Azur

A few years ago, while swimming at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin beach, in a sedate corner of the Côte d’Azur close to the Italian border, I looked up and noticed a house perched above the sea. Even...

The Changing Face of Paris

A Paris City Council vote by secret ballot in November 2014 effectively closed the book on the ‘Tour Triangle’, the most significant skyscraper project in the capital since the Tour Montparnasse opened more than...

Saint-Paul de Vence: The Jewel of the French Riviera

The glitzy and glamorous seaside resorts of Nice, Cannes and St Tropez might receive all the attention on the French Riviera, however, the region is home to another jewel, one nestled high up in...

Riviera Buzz: New 3D Images of Belle Époque Nice

Visitors to Nice are as dazzled by the Mediterranean seascape as they are by the city’s architecture, flamboyant relics of the Belle Époque. (Be sure to check out our February 2014 cover story on...

Théâtre Jean-Claude Carrière Opens in Montpellier

There’s a stunning new theatre in Montpellier. What’s so striking about the architectural design is that the Théâtre Jean-Claude Carrière is entirely eco-friendly: constructed with recycled materials and wood certified by PEFC (which guarantees...

Montpellier: Ambition and Architecture

France's fastest growing city offers a high quality lifestyle in a picture-perfect location between the mountains and the sea.