Aubusson, a gold standard in tapestry

Since centuries, some of the world finest tapestries are produced in Aubusson. About twenty workshops and manufactures perpetuate this traditional know-how and the Cité de la tapisserie’s museum recounts the evolution of the p[...]
Cité de la Tapisserie © DR      

© T. Joly
 A museum celebrating Camille Claudel
Recently opened in Nogent-sur-Seine, the Camille Claudel museum traces the work and career of this s[...]

La Clape © DR
 Vineyards with sea views
In Languedoc, several vineyards stretch near by the sea in an enchanting setting. Discovery of the w[...]

Madeira © T.Joly
 Madeira, island of eternal spring
A mere three and a half hours by plane from Paris, Madeira is a volcanic island dotted with breathta[...]

Etampes ©T. Joly
 Étampes' royal past
50 km south of Paris, in the department of Essonnes, Étampes is a peaceful little town that keeps se[...]