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Shows at the Palace of Versailles every Saturday and Sunday until end of October!

  The Musical Fountains Show invites visitors to stroll through the gardens of Versailles that the Sun King was so fond of. An invigorating walk past ornamental ponds and fountains, which for a few hours regain all the past glory and splendour of the court of Louis XIV, thanks to the expertise of water-fountain engineers. Waterfalls, jets and sprays of water spring forth in a crystal clear aquatic dance to the sound of music by Lully. More infos

3 of my favorite museums in Paris in 3 best locations Montmartre, Marais and Invalides

Museum of Montmartre: Definitely Paris’s most charming museum founded in 1960 in the oldest building in Montmartre, which was also home to a number of artists, including Auguste Renoir, Suzanne Valadon, Maurice Utrillo. Exhibition of Suzane Valadon until March 13th http://www.museedemontmartre.fr/exhibitions 10- 12 rue Cortot (Metro Lamarck Caulaincourt) Museum Victor Hugo: Victor Hugo lived on the second floor of the Hôtel de Rohan-Guéménée from 1832 to 1848. He wrote some of his major works http://maisonsvictorhugo.paris.fr/en 6 Place des Vosges (Metro St Paul or Bastille)   The beautiful Musée Rodin has reopened last November afer a big renovation http://www.musee-rodin.fr/en/musee-rodin/2015-new-musee-rodin 21 boulevard des Invalides (Metro Varenne)

Paris for Kids

It’s autumn as the French call it, c’est la rentrée ! It’s also the best time to be out and about with kids, because this is when you’ll find most interesting activities to do, from museums to concerts, from temporary exhibitions to theatres, Paris is booming with novelty and new experiences to be discovered when French children are back to school. Happy families seeking inspiration for their little Leonardos behold for there is more to Paris than meet the eyes in le Louvre!  If you’re traveling with children, you will probably be exhausted before you even get inside. That’s why…

St Germain des Prés – We all love St Germain

Saint-Germain is located on the Left Bank of the Seine, just southwest of Notre-Dame.  It is very close to everything and is perhaps the most famous neighbourhood of what is already the world’s most celebrated city; this is where artists, politicians, and intellectuals have gathered for centuries. They all seem to have frequented the renowned  Café des Deux Magots Few districts of Paris have a past as rich as Saint-Germain-des-Prés, where history and creation come together as one. This mix belongs to the genius of France. Since ever, Saint – Germain des Prés has been a place of a particular…