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French architect and designer Charlotte Perriand was a pioneering figure and Les Arcs was the most ambitious project of her career

As May 2021 marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte, David Buttery discusses Napoleonic sites in Paris and the ways the emperor changed the city

A sprig of ‘le muguet’ is traditionally given to loved ones to bring good fortune for the year ahead

The traditional baguette, the rooftops of Paris and Jura’s Fête du Biou d’Arbois wine festival are all hoping for a place on the UNESCO Intangible Heritage list – which one will be successful?

Everyone is talking about the new French Netflix series Lupin, but who is Arsène Lupin, the beloved fictional burglar that inspired the heist series?

The history of French perfume

Friday, November 13, 2020

Thinking of buying French perfume for a Christmas present? Discover how nobility in France started the trend for French fragrances

These intrinsic aspects of French culture are all considered important enough to be inscribed on UNESCO’s World Intangible Heritage list

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