Not to be confused with the Paris airport, Roissy is full of curiosities, including ancient ruins and a craft brewery on a medieval farm. There’s also that famous sex book.
Since the days of Mitterrand’s presidency, the village of just 2,000 people has evolved from an unknown hamlet to one of the most sought-after stopovers in Provence.
The shoulder season reveals a softer, quieter city where you’ll find centuries worth of history, beautiful architecture, and simpler pleasures.
A chic new ski-in, ski-out hotel brings a dose of quirky glamor to Val d’ Isère’s celebrated slopes. And cake. Lots of cake.
There are many places to go horseback riding in France, but none marry centuries of thrilling history with an ongoing love of equestrianism like the onetime royal residence.
Her life was one of the greatest triumphs—from poverty to palaces—that ended in one of the great tragedies of the Revolution.
The vinegar brewing process may be less sexy than wine making (and harder on the lungs), but even the culinarily challenged will savor the resulting products.
There’s an echo of a Jazz Age-era speakeasy in the mahogany panels, vintage-style newspaper rack, and slightly weathered leather chairs.
The famed sculptor caused a major rift between the two iconic artists when he screwed with Monet’s show. Plus, Rodin was a bit of a pig.
It was the sculpture that was supposed to make the once-rejected sculptor successful. But almost as soon as it was unveiled, he was faced with a shocking accusation.