Visit Claude Monet’s France

Visit Claude Monet’s France

France is an extremely popular tourist destination partly due to its fantastic culture and art. The origins of French art were mainly influenced by Flemish- and Italian art during the time of the Renaissance. There are numerous French artists who became world famous for their unique works and techniques. One such artist is the Impressionist Claude Monet who was born in Paris on 14 November 1840. Claude Monet is an important founder of Impressionist painting in France. He was so amazed by ... [ read more ]

The best day trips from Paris

The best day trips from Paris

Paris is the kind of city where you'd have to make an effort in order to get bored, but as all large cities after an extended stay anyone would feel the need to escape the urban bustle for a while. If you are spending a long vacation in Paris and you want a break from sightseeing and indulging in gourmet delights, why not take a short trip outside Paris? You don't need to go far, because there are lots of interesting destinations and attractions close enough to Paris so that you can go and r... [ read more ]

5 French destinations for art lovers

5 French destinations for art lovers

A few things people associate with France: lovely cuisine, glamorous beaches, great taste in fashion, wine, and...art. Art is something that you can't escape while visiting France, because it can be found virtually everywhere. From public art in small villages to sprawling galleries, artist's ateliers and museums dedicated to the work of some famous resident artists, France is rife with sites of pilgrimage to the art lover. Huge museums like the Louvre are a must-see for any tourist, and som... [ read more ]