Places

Vanves flea market – Paris 14

If you’re a passionate collector, or just enjoy wandering through flea markets, you'll probably like Vanves flea market. One of the largest Paris' flea markets (though much smaller than Saint Ouen flea market). Friendly, authentic, charming ... and easily accessible

Monet’s house and gardens in Giverny

What's Giverny and where is it located ? Giverny is the home village of painter Claude Monet where he lived for more than 40 years. Giverny is located about 50 miles from Paris, in Normandy, and one of the most visited site by visitors coming to Paris.

My tips for your trip to Giverny (Monet’s gardens)

Here are my tips to help you organize your visit to Giverny (Monet's gardens). My opinion is that you can easily go to Giverny and visit the place on your own, especially if you're staying in Paris long enough and don't have to rush to see all what you've planned to see and visit in Paris and around. Giverny is surely among the top sites to visit during your first or second stay in Paris.

The Sainte Chapelle, a Gothic gem

The Sainte Chapelle is among the top best sites to visit when you come to Paris... It is a magical gem of Gothic style (13th century) located in the heart of Paris. It is renowned for its stunning stain-glass windows.

Montparnasse cemetery

After the heyday of Montmartre, Montparnasse, was the home and favorite haunt of many writers and artists. In Montparnasse cemetery, many of the neighborhood’s most illustrious residents rest here. You'll find many graves of foreigners who have made France their home.

Palais Galliera, fashion and elegance

By 2019, the Palais Galliera will be the first France's permanent fashion museum Discover Galliera, an amazing building and museum in the Eiffel Tower neighborhood

What’s new, Paris ? (April 2017)

"What's new, Paris ?" is my new rubric :-) Every now and then, I'll pick up a few new things in Paris and will give you a few details about them... and my feedback ! Today... ? Please read my article :-)

My tips for your trip to Versailles

Let me help you to find out the way which suits you the best to get to the Chateau de Versailles and to make the most of your trip to Versailles. The Palace of Versailles dates back to the seventeenth century. It's a museum since the 19th century. Versailles it's : the Chateau, the Park and gardens, the Petit Trianon, the Grand Trianon and their gardens, and the Queen's hamlet;

Le Louvre

Le Louvre : a wonderful building, once a fortress, then a royal residence and now a museum, with an impressive art collection  Coming to Paris without visiting Le Louvre ? Before designing  « A...

College des Bernardins, a Medieval gem in Paris

Would you enjoy discovering a real Medieval gem located in the Latin Quarter, and even having a meal in the only Cistercian building in Paris… ? …and it’s open to the public...

Autumn stroll in Paris

Autumn stroll in Paris (end of September – end of december December) There are many reasons to visit Paris in the Fall, though Paris is enjoyable in every single season....

The “Jardin des Plantes”, the French King’s garden

What is the “Jardin des Plantes” ?… The “King’s garden” The Jardin des Plantes is an old Paris “Institution”, though not all Parisians visit this place often, this “Garden’ (which is...