Paris – Ile De France



Pont Mirabeau in Paris

Pont Mirabeau and Apollinaire’s poem

June 14, 2018

Pont Mirabeau, a Paris bridge made famous when Guillaume Apollinaire published the poem of the same name after his break up with the painter Marie Laurencin



Contemporary metal facade at no1 Rue de Turenne in Paris

Contemporary metal facade – Rue de Turenne – Marais

May 30, 2018

The contemporary metal facade that marks the corner of Rue de Turenne and Rue St-Antoine flanks a 17th century building located in a protected enclave of the Marais



One of the 25 Paris churches you'll enjoy visiting

25 Paris churches you will enjoy visiting

March 6, 2018

A compilation of 25 Paris churches you will enjoy visiting, churches that might be less known but boasts a wealth of architectural and ornamental features



Maison d'Ourcamps

Maison d’Ourcamps – A vestige of medieval Paris

December 20, 2017

La Maison d’Ourcamps, one of Paris oldest houses, is home to the Commission du Vieux Paris, a committee in charge of the protection of the city’s heritage



Theatre du Gymnase Marie-Bell in Paris

Theatre du Gymnase Marie-Bell – Grands Boulevards

November 30, 2017

Theatre du Gymnase Marie-Bell, a theater inaugurated in 1820 on the Grands Boulevards and renowned for its superb original architecture



Porte Saint-Martin in Paris

Porte Saint-Martin, a triumphal arch for Louis XIV

November 14, 2017

Louis XIV commissioned the triumphal arch Porte Saint-Martin in 1674 in order to commemorate his military victories on the Rhine and in Franche-Comté



Porte Saint-Denis

Porte Saint-Denis, a triumphal arch for Louis XIV

November 13, 2017

Porte Saint-Denis, a triumphal arch that Louis XIV commissioned in 1672 to commemorate his military victories on the Rhine and in Franche-Comté



Sous le Chapeau - sculpture in front Hungarian Institute

Sous le Chapeau – Sculpture – Hungarian Institute Balassi

November 11, 2017

Sous le Chapeau, a sculpture of a young woman with a large hat, a summer dress and barefoot, sat in front of the entrance to the Hungarian Institute Balassi



Atlantes Engaines - sculptures

Atlantes Engainés, sculpted façade – 45 Rue Saint-Roch

November 8, 2017

Atlantes Engainés is the name of the lavish sculptures that adorn the porch of 45 rue Saint-Roch, the head office of the French cooks’ benefit society



Le Grand Assistant

Le Grand Assistant – Pompidou Centre

July 25, 2016

Le Grand Assistant by the German artist Max Ernst is a sculpture representing a humanoid with his arms outstretched and located by the Centre Pompidou



Le Marais in Paris

Marais – Paris Historic Rive Droite

July 1, 2016

The Marais is an historic enclave of the Right Bank which has been listed as a protected area since the promulgation of the Malraux Act in 1962



Esplanade des Olympiades

Esplanade des Olympiades – Chinatown

June 27, 2016

The Olympiades district was developed in Paris Chinatown in the 13th district and is centered on the Esplanade des Olympiades and La Pagode shopping mall


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Collegiate Notre-Dame des Pommiers Beaucaire


Beaucaire, medieval castle, town and fair

Beaucaire, a City of Art and History located along the Rhône River, once one of the wealthiest French cities renowned for its international fair

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Marais de la Seudre in Mornac


Mornac-sur-Seudre – France’s most beautiful villages

Mornac-sur-Seudre, former fishing and trading port in the vast estuary of the river Seudre, is today ranked among the most beautiful villages of France

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Timber framed houses and flowers in Eguisheim


Eguisheim, a world famous Alsace village

Eguisheim, a medieval city in the heart of the Alsace vineyard, one of the most beautiful villages in France and the French’s favourite village in 2013

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Chateau de Chavaniac Lafayette, built with the local black stone


Chateau de Chavaniac Lafayette, Marquis de Lafayette’s birthplace

Chateau de Chavaniac Lafayette, birthplace of Gilbert Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, liberal stateman, humanist and hero of the American War of Independence

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