Culture

Come with us on a journey into French culture to discover the true art of French living. Regional gastronomic treats such as wine and cheese. Fashion, jewellery, architecture, museums, cinema, theatre and literature. All which makes France a country with a unique cultural diversity.
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30 November 2022  |  Virginie Erre  |  Culture, Tourism

The Beauty of Paris at Night

Paris by night is always a good idea, especially around the Christmas period. Whatever the season, the capital of love is an enchanting city at nightfall. A walk on the quays of the Seine is unmissable or take the famous sightseeing boat on the Seine.

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10 November 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Culture

Fine Art in France

The man has always practiced art in France. beginning with prehistoric painted animals on the walls of caves like at Lascaux. Art extends over several fields: discover fine art in music, dance, cinema, poetry, architecture...

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11 September 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture, Tourism

Le Moulin Rouge, Paris

One of the highlights for everyone visiting Paris. Le Moulin-Rouge is a Parisian cabaret founded in 1889 by the Catalan Joseph Oller and Charles Zidler, who already owned the Olympia. A magical review, where the universe of the spectacular is invented and shared through emotion.

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08 September 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Culture

Lagrasse Abbey in Occitanie

Sainte-Marie de Lagrasse Abbey is an abbey located in the town of Lagrasse in the Aude department in the Occitanie region. A Benedictine monastery from the 8th century to the 18th century, the abbey was sold as national property during the French Revolution and divided into two lots.

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24 August 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Holidays, Nature , Tourism, UNESCO , Culture

Holiday homes in Occitanie

Occitanie is the 4th most frequented region by foreign tourists. In addition, it is also the region which attracts the most French tourists. No wonder, its offer is very varied, with its coastline, its countryside and cities. We have a large choice of holiday home rentals in Occitanie for you. First-class vacations, in an exceptional property.

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11 August 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture

Concerts and Events in France 2022 - 2023

After spending two years without being able to attend concerts, shows, and festivals... it is now possible to return to see your favorite artists in show or concert. One man shows, theatre, comedy show, French varieties, there's a huge choice among all the major cities of France.

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02 August 2022  |  Virginie Erre  |  Culture, Tourism

Museum Louis de Funès

On vacation on the Côte d'Azur, take advantage of a visit to Saint-Raphaël to discover the Louis de Funès Museum, a museum dedicated to the man and the artist. Louis de Funès acted in more than 140 films, notably films by Jean Girault (Pouic-Pouic, Le Gendarme de Saint-Tropez, Les Grandes Vacances, La Soupe aux choux), Gérard Oury (Le Corniaud, La Grande Vadrouille, la Delusions of grandeur, The Adventures of Rabbi Jacob), by Claude Zidi (The Wing or the thigh, the Zizanie).

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29 June 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture

Egiategia, a unique wine

A unique technique in the world! After vinification on land, the wines are plunged 15 meters into the depths of the ocean in the bay of Saint-Jean-de-Luz. A unique and doubly patented method For alcoholic fermentation under special and technical conditions.

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22 June 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture

Bastille Day - July 14th

July 14th has become a national holiday in France as well as a public holiday. It was established to commemorate the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, symbol of the end of absolute monarchy. July 14th gives rise to a military parade on the Champs-Elysées in Paris, at 10 am just after the passing ofthe guard of France.

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21 June 2022  |  Virginie Erre  |  Culture, Events

Painting exhibition - Véronique Escargueil Poncy

Come and discover the works of the painter Véronique Escargueil Poncy - exhibited until July 15, 2022 in Saint-Genis des Fontaines at Domaine Sanac. The exhibition brings together paintings from different periods by Véronique Escargueil. You will be able to see both abstract and figurative works, luminous and darker works.

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15 June 2022  |  Lee Jones  |  Events, UNESCO , Culture

Carcassonne International Festival

Enjoy music, theatre and dance in the South of France at the 2022 Carcassonne International Festival. A festival of performing arts with international acts performing in venues all over the city. The main venue is the Théâtre Jean-Deschamps, a small amphitheatre within the walls of the citadel with a great atmosphere and a fabulous view from every seat.

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11 June 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture, Events

Fete de la Musique 2022

Like every year in June, we celebrate music in France! But not that... it is currently celebrated in a hundred countries. On June 21st, many cities, towns and villages give way to a festive atmosphere for the music festival.

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03 June 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Culture

Albi Fashion Museum

If you are passing through Albi, discover the Fashion Museum. The fashion museum is located in the heart of Albi, a city listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Various exhibitions where you will find embroidery and haute couture pieces.

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16 May 2022  |  Virginie Erre  |  Tourism, Culture

Ballet Preljocaj - Swan Lake

Angelin Preljocaj has been a choreographer and artistic director at the Ballet Preljocaj - National Choreographic Center in Aix en Provence since 1996. On tour in France for Swan Lake, find the Ballet Preljocaj in Perpignan, Brive la Gaillarde, Saint Denis de la Réunion and elsewhere.

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03 May 2022  |  Virginie Erre  |  Culture

In body by Cédric Klapisch

The Pure France team loved Cédric Klapisch's latest film En corps. A film on contemporary dance starring choreographer Hofesh Shechter and his company in his own role. This is the first film by Marion Barbeau, prima ballerina.


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