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Museums in the 21st Century – Eight Must-Visits in France

Museums in the 21st Century – Eight Must-Visits in France

Since the start of the new millennium, France is seeing an explosion of contemporary architectural brilliance from some of the world’s greatest structural and landscape artists. They have conceived a new crop of outstanding museums that go beyond their historic role as custodian of the cultural and artistic heritage of the country to become works of arts onto themselves.

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Two Centuries of Stage Magic – in Moulins, France

Two Centuries of Stage Magic – in Moulins, France

The National Center for Stage Costume is the first institution in France to be entirely dedicated to the preservation, study and display of a unique collection of stage costume and scenography spanning the past two centuries.

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A Languedoc Road Trip – Béziers to Adge

A Languedoc Road Trip – Béziers to Adge

From Phoenician shipping settlement to Roman trading center to Medieval Cathar stronghold, the Beziers-Adge area of the Mediterranean coastal plain of the Languedoc is bursting with remains of its rich and varied history.

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Bordeaux –  La Cité du Vin

Bordeaux – La Cité du Vin

In Bordeaux, the city at very heart of one of the oldest and most revered winemaking regions in the world, the recently opened Cité du Vin takes visitors on a journey of discovery of the varied vineyards and wine cultures on the planet.

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Musée d’Orsay, Paris – Picasso Bleu et Rose

Musée d’Orsay, Paris – Picasso Bleu et Rose

The Musée d’Orsay presents a first-ever exhibition of Picasso’s early Blue and Pink periods. Organized as a continuum, it reveals the early creative identity of this towering figure of 20th century art world.

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From the Middle Ages to the Future – Toulouse, La Ville Rose

From the Middle Ages to the Future – Toulouse, La Ville Rose

Known to the French as La Ville Rose after the distinctive pink brick used to construct its historic center, Toulouse is all too often overlooked by visitors. Those who do visit, however, are rewarded with the elegance of its architecture, its superb local food and the welcoming, laidback attitude of the Toulousains.

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I was barely in my teens when travel became a driving force in my life. Now as a travel writer and photographer, I have visited over 45 countries in some of the most photogenic corners of the planet, taking tens of thousands of pictures along the way. With my work, I thrive to capture the natural and cultural uniqueness of each area I visit. Get to know me better…

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