Travel Advice & Multi-Region

Politicians and tax collectors are well aware of the administrative divisions of France: the arrondissement, the city, the commune, the department, the region. But travelers needn't pay attention or even be aware of the borders while visiting the regions of France. This section therefore speaks of multi-regional travel and advice.

Taxi Parisien - Paris taxis

Taxi Fares Between Paris and Charles de Gaulle or Orly Airports

Maximum taxi fares between Paris and Charles de Gaulle or Orly Airports, in either direction, without additional baggage fees, are legally set as follows: Between Charles de Gaulle and right bank Paris: 50 € Between Charles de Gaulle and left bank Paris: 55 €...

Radiating from Paris: Our Glorious Ladies of Gothic Architecture (Part I: Paris, Laon, Chartres)

As Paris prepares the jubilee celebration honoring the 850th anniversary of the beginning of construction of Notre-Dame Cathedral in 1163, France Revisited pays homage to that great Gothic monument at the center of the capital and to four other Notre-Dame Cathedrals within 100 miles of Paris. This is a two-part article. Part I below concerns Notre-Dames of Paris, Laon and Chartres. Part II concerns Notre-Dames of Reims and Amiens and includes practical tips for visiting all five.

“The Class”: Inside the Walls of French Education

Laurent Cantet’s film The Class (Entre les murs) won the prestigious Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, earning high praise for its...

New TGV Line Speeds Up Burgundy-Alsace Train Route

The first high-speed train route in France that is not centered around Paris opened today (Dec. 11, 2011), quickening the connection between Burgundy and...

Festivals in France, the 2017 Summer Selection

Hundreds of festivals, large and small, come to life each summer in France, bringing music, theater, dance and fireworks to village squares, historical monuments, town centers and their surroundings. To help with the planning and to whet your appetite for the summer festival season, Corinne LaBalme has selected for France Revisited some of the best and brightest events of the season.

Festivals in France, Part II: Exceptional and Unique Celebrations

Whether celebrating street theater or strawberries, vintage bicycles or movie cars, mime or flamenco, joyful and unique festivals take place throughout France throughout the year.

Art and Exhibitions in France, the 2017 Summer Selection

A rich variety of art shows and other exhibitions await travelers exploring France this summer. Corinne LaBalme has selected for France Revisited some of the most notable of these.

Paris Award Ceremonies Honor French Excellence, Heritage and Savoir-Faire (Part 2 of 2)

Awards and award ceremonies tell a lot about a country, if not always about the nation that it is then at least about the nation that the award-givers want it to be. Part 2 of this two-part series concerns Pelerin Magazine’s Un Patrimoine pour demain (A Heritage for Tomorrow) and Cigale TV’s Trésors vivants de l’artisant (Living Treasures of Craftsmanship).

Grandparenting Abroad: When You’re Old Enough I’ll Take You to Paris

Six important points of advice for fulfilling intergenerational travels, particularly for grandparents interested in traveling to Paris with a grandchild.

Private Paris & France Tours

Award-winning travel writer and editor Gary Lee Kraut is the go-to guy for individuals and agencies seeking personalized tours, events and advice in Paris and throughout France.

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