Pont Mirabeau, Paris bridge

Where the Seine Flows, and Our Love: The Mirabeau Bridge

You don't have to cross the Pont Mirabeau, the Mirabeau Bridge, to know the famous poem of the same name by Guillaume Apollinaire.

Off-Beat Touring: Paris Hospitals and Medical Museums, Part 2

Part 2 of an article about hospital and medical heritage in Paris, including Louis Pasteur, Marie and Pierre Curie, military medicine and George Orwell.

Do the Rooftops of Paris Have “Outstanding Universal Value”?

Looking out over the rooftops of the city the view is romantic for some, lusty grey for others, a commercial dream for roofers—altogether Paris. In recent months the most attractive view over the capital has been from District Hall of the 9th arrondissement, where District Mayor Delphine Bürkli is spearheading the committee to present the rooftops of Paris as a candidate for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Train Stop: Paris Gare de l’Est

Whether you've got a ticket or not, the old (and renovated) train stations of Paris are worth a stop, such as here at Gare...

An Hour from Paris: Chateau Thierry’s American WWI Sights (photolog)

Belleau Wood, the Aisne-Marne American War Cemetery and the Chateau Thierry War Monument are only an hour’s drive from Paris, in Picardy, an easy...

Skytrees: Montmartre By Nightfall

Skytrees: Visions of time and place found by looking up through trees at an angle of more than 45 degrees. Here are some prime examples of skytrees in Paris and a recommendable restaurant entered at nightfall in Montmartre.

Paris Is for Nerds

From Eiffel’s engineering to Pasteur’s rabies vaccine, from the trace of the Paris meridian to the swing of Foucault’s pendulum, from the Botanical Garden to the Discovery Palace, science holds a place of honor in the French capital. It’s a place that’s often ignored.

Music video: She Walked Along the River (The T-Shirt Song)

France Revisited is thrilled to announce the release of our first travel music video, She Walked Along the River (The T-Shirt Song). The song (Rated-R)...

Va-nu-pieds: Notre-Dame, Early Morning and Point Zero, Early Summer

For Va-nu-pieds, the Barefoot Photographer, catching an unhindered view of Notre-Dame de Paris doesn’t mean stopping by in the off-season. Indeed with 13+ million...

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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