New for 2015: five great French museums

Here’s our pick of five hot museums to head to in 2015: Monnaie de Paris The old Paris mint building is now a museum featuring major exhibitions plus a Guy Savoy-helmed restaurant. • www.monnaiedeparis.fr The Giants of the Renaissance This

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France’s best museums and cultural hotspots

You’re never far from an opportunity to enrich your cultural cachet in France – the country proudly preserves and shares its heritage. Here are a few ideas to inspire your choice of cultural destinations, whether you’re looking for an in-depth

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Francis I exhibition at Château de Blois

This year, France is celebrating the 500th anniversary of both the accession of King Francis I and the the Battle of Marignano. Several events, such as major exhibitions, will be taking place, one of the most notable at Château Royal

Villa Cavrois

Visit the Villa Cavrois

The story of the former family home of textile industrialist Paul Cavrois, which is due to re-open on June 13, is long and intriguing, and its restoration has been a labour of love which involved considerable investment. Located in the