Sculpture of Rodin’s “Master”

Just imagine.  If we were in Paris today, we would have the distinct privilege of taking in a special exhibition at the magnificent Château de Compiègne Museum just north of the capital.  Until the end of October, the works of one of the most renowned French sculptors will be on display, that of Albert Ernest […]

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Normandy’s Plus Beaux Beuvron-en-Auge

Oui – yet another Les Plus Beaux Villages de France   (The most beautiful villages of France).   Up in the Basse-Normandie region of northwestern France, Beuvron-en-Auge is just a couple of hours … but a world apart … from Paris.  Comfortably situated between the sea and countryside, this charmingly beautiful village seems like a stage setting […]

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Waterfront Pleasures in Auxerre

Burgundy France near Paris

  We love cool and soothing waterfront views, whether they are overlooking lakes, rivers or that fabulous Mediterranean Sea. That’s why Auxerre is so appealing, a town of about 40,000 situated on the River Yonne in the Burgundy region, just an hour-and-a-half from Paris. Originally Auxerre prospered as an active port on the wine route, […]

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Mix History and Dining in Fontainebleau

How about a touch of American history to blend with a spectacular lunch today? We shall dine in a stately mansion in Fontainebleau that dates back to the early 19th century and overlooks Picasso’s 1921 residence. But that’s not all. Our chosen restaurant is The Patton, so named for the Patton Square in Foutainebleau, where […]

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