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Joan of Arc in Rouen

Joan of Arc in Rouen

Learn from the History of Joan of Arc in Rouen. She was a hero as she dedicated her life to liberating the French kingdom.

Candles in Versailles

Candles in Versailles

Pastry is a very important trade of the french society. France has a good worldwide reputation and has some of the best pastry chefs on the planet.

Paris

Top Pastries in Paris

Top Pastries in ParisPastry is a very important trade of the french society. France has a good worldwide reputation and has some of the best pastry chefs on the planet. But originally, the first...

Suggestions Paris by Night

Paris by Night SuggestionsIn Paris, there are many options to enjoy the evening and the night ! The city if full of restaurants and nice bars. And we are really lucky ! Parisians like to go out, for...

Why Paris is the City of Love?

Why Paris is the City of Love?Why Paris is the City of Love? One person in four in Europe would choose Paris for a first date ... The beauty and history of the city attract a lot of lovers from all...

Why Paris is the City of Light ?

Why Paris is the City of Light ?Paris has always been a fascinating city. Today famous all over the world, millions of tourists are coming every year. Since 2019, Paris has welcomed 17,5 million of...

Museum

Origin of the World by Courbet

Origin of the World by Courbet Gustave Courbet was born in 1819 in Ornans, a small town in Franche-Comté Region. He was the oldest of four children, and the only son. His family belonged to the...

Olympia by Manet

Olympia by E.ManetIn 1865, Edouard Manet caused a scandal at the Salon des Refusés (Salon of Rejects), exhibition outside of the Official Salon, by presenting his "Olympia", which he painted two...

Floor Planers by Caillebotte

The Floor Planers by Caillebotte Under the Third Republic, many city halls commissioned paintings glorifying the virtues of hard work. And it is exactly on this kind of glorification that the...

French

How to say hello in French?

How to say hello in French?If you want to start learning French, the first word you should say is "Bonjour". But "hello" in French is not that simple. With this famous word « Bonjour » you might...

Giverny

Claude Monet & Georges Clemenceau

Claude Monet & Georges Clemenceau Clemenceau (1841-1929) was sociable, Monet (1840-1926) was only interested in his painting, working hours and hours non stop, trying to catch the fleeting...

Claude Monet’s Caricatures

Blog Monet’s caricatures“I represented there, in the most irreverent way, by distorting them as much as possible, the face or the profile of my masters”. Thus Claude Monet will describe his...

Versailles

Candles in Versailles

Candles in VersaillesUntil the 19th century, street lighting was scarce and inadequate. It is hard to imagine today, with electricity. Candles appeared in the Middle Ages. At that time, crimes were...

Normandy

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Rouen

Joan of Arc in Rouen

Joan of Arc in Rouen Joan of Arc was born in 1412, and died in May 30, 1431. She is nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans". Today she is considered as a heroine of France for her role during the Hundred...

Notre Dame Cathedral in Rouen

Secrets of the Notre Dame Cathedral in RouenThe Cathedral of Rouen, built in the gothic architectural tradition, was started in 1030 and finished in 1506.  Rouen was once one of the largest and most...

Honfleur

The Saint Simeon Farm in Honfleur

The Saint-Siméon FarmIdeally situated on a breathtaking location in the surroundings of Honfleur, the Saint Siméon Farm stands as one of the landmarks of impressionism in Normandy. Firstly the old...