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An exhibition of work by Irish designer Eileen Gray is to go on display at a museum in Paris, celebrating her impact on modernist architecture. Taking place at the Centre Pompidou in Paris from 20 February – 20 May, the exhibition will feature some of her most notable and unique pieces of furniture in lacquer, chrome and precious woods, photographs,...
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An art exhibition in Paris has been celebrated as an overwhelming success following its closure on the weekend, attracting over 780,000 visitors in less than four months. Famous for putting the works of Monet and Picasso on display in the past, it has been another smash hit at the Grand Palais, this time exhibiting the works of famous American artist...
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David Beckham moves to Paris St Germain

Posted by on February 1, 2013
Legendary British football icon David Beckham says he will be staying in some of the stunning Paris hotels over the next five months after he sealed a five month contract with big-spending Paris St Germain. The former England captain, who will be donating his entire salary to charity, will have plenty of time over the coming months to explore and enjoy...
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Offering an exquisite cocktail of iconic landmarks together with a fantastic relationship with the arts, it comes as little surprise that Paris is so often cited as one of the finest cities in the world to visit. It is also a great place to catch the rich and famous, with the most recent celebrity spotted in the French capital being Taylor Swift. The...
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Professional tennis players are already preparing for one of the major events in their sport – the French Open – which is returning to Paris this summer. The massive sporting occasion attracts thousands of sports fans from around the world every year, and with tickets still available, there is plenty of time to plan a break in one of the excellent...
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While Paris is famous for its wealth of beautiful architecture and famous buildings, it can sometimes be difficult to discover them all during a short city break. A great method of achieving this is through sightseeing tours, taking in all the sights of the city of love in one clean sweep. One person who has been helping tourists see the many panoramas...
Tourists flocking to the French capital for their Christmas holidays have been urged to get their skates on after an ice rink under the vaulted glass dome of the Grand Palais landmark opened to the public. Billed as the largest of its kind at an impressive 1,800-square-metres, the seasonal rink opened last week to much celebration, with many lauding...
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With its wealth of city landmarks and flourishing relationship with the arts, it comes as no surprise that the hotels in Paris prove so popular throughout the year. Its excellent reputation as a city break destination has been further boosted after a leading tourism body confirmed that Paris is once again the most popular tourist destinations in the...
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Paris prepares for classic car rally

Posted by on December 3, 2012
Classic cars and motorcycles from eras past will be hitting the streets of Paris in the New Year, when the 13th annual Traversee De Paris Rally takes place. Over 600 vehicles will take to some of the most famous roads in the French capital on 6 January 2013, with the cruise expected to last around 5 – 6 hours. Encompassing some of the city’s most...
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A new exhibition that opened in Paris in September, revealing all the fascinating secrets of fine jewellery making, has become a roaring success. Featuring some of the most majestic exhibits ever to have been made by man, the In The Nave exhibition is running at the celebrated French Museum of Decorative Arts – or Les Arts Decoratifs – until 10...
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