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3 reasons to visit the Armistice Memorial

The museum located in Compiègne, in Northern France, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the…

The Centenary of the 1918 Armistice

Celebrate Peace in these Hauts-de-France Gardens

On the former front lines of WWI in the Hauts-de-France region, resilience is best recognized…

Family time

Lille: 6 surprises to experience with children

A zoo on the ramparts, a museum in a pool, a ferret who sells books and vanilla waffles… take the…

A moving memorial

Discover the International Memorial’14-18…

With its cemetery, interpretation centre and Ring of Remembrance, inaugurated Nov 11, 2014, the…

From the golf course to the castle

24 hours of golf at Dolce Chantilly

Five minutes from the famous Chateau of Chantilly, just 40 minutes north of Paris, luxury hotel…

Holidays by foot, by kayak or dug-out canoe

A family trip to meet the wild seals of the Baie…

With its sand, shingle and salt meadows, the coast of Picardy is packed with natural treasures. A…

Sea depths magic

Behind the scenes of the new Nausicaà, we’ve…

The National Sea Centre at Boulogne-sur-Mer in the Hauts-de-France region offers its visitors an…

Preview

Grand Nausicaá: what awaits you at the largest…

On 19 May 2018, Nausicaá is increasing in scope with a new visitor experience, ‘Voyage en Haute…

Behind the lights #2

The lace of Calais-Caudry

The art of lace weaves together tradition and modernity, people and looms. In Northern France, in…

Persian masterpieces

Christian Lacroix puts Qajar art in the spotlight…

From 28 March to 22 July 2018, the Louvre-Lens will be housing the "L'Empire des roses" exhibition.…

FUNDAMENTALS

Northern France: what to do, what to see…

Stunning, surprising, full of life, vibrant—no wonder Northern France is so beloved. From the old…

City breaks

A deco and design tour in Lille with Mat’

Interior design aficionado and influencer @lillebymat goes in search of the best creators, concept…

Being a culture vulture

Lille

Feel our top 5 sensory experiences in Lille… See the view from the belltower of the Hôtel de Ville.…

Seaside

Le Touquet-Paris-Plage

Feel Le Touquet-Paris-Plage with our top 5 sensory experiences… See the panoramic views from the…

Museums

Louvre-Lens Museum

The Louvre Museum in Lens As of 2012, the Louvre Museum was no longer confined to the famous…

City breaks

Rendez-vous in Lens

Lens, a town that is decidedly diverse Once known primarily for its football team and rich mining…

City breaks

Amiens-Lille: Lose your bearings in architecture

Exceptional cultural and architectural heritage, a natural setting that reaches all the way to the…

Culture

8 inspiring experiences in Lille in 2018

Lille 3000: exhibitions, events, workshops, street art tours... Welcome to the city in constant…

Remembrance

6 walks of remembrance on the trails of the Great…

2018 will mark 100 years since the end of the Great War. Its veterans have all passed away now, but…

Remembrance

The Chemin des Dames

During World War I the western front ran through the Aisne department. The Chemin des Dames is a…

The Chiry-Ourscamp Abbey

Spectacular ruins All that remains of this 12th-century abbey, occupied by the Germans and shelled…

Culture

The Most Beautiful Golf Courses in France

In October of 2009, Golf World published its ranking of Europe’s 100 most beautiful golf courses.…

The Armistice Clearing in the Compiègne Forest

Two armistices were signed in a train carriage of the Compagnie des Wagons-Lits, on an artillery…

Culture

Discover the Lille Museum of Modern, Contemporary…

Lille Museum of Modern, Contemporary and Outsider Art (LaM) is a unique cultural space in the north…

Architecture

7 must-see architectural icons in Lille

France’s 20th Century Heritage certification was awarded for the first time in Lille. Alongside the…

Explore the set locations from the Dunkirk movie

The ink on the newspapers is barely dry but the reviews are in and summer 2017’s biggest…

War necropolis in Oise

The National Necropolis of Tracy-le-Mont At the National Necropolis of Tracy-le-Mont (External…

Cuisine

Sweet treats, plenty of foam and chicory in Lille

Encouraged by charities like Mange Lille!, the city’s locals are leaving their preconceptions at…

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Calais, the city of lace…and now of the dragon!

This is one of those cities that have risen like a phoenix. The city where they produce lace like…

Remembrance

Museum of Franco-American cooperation, château of…

The dressed stone chateau was built in the 17th century as a country house for the de Gesvres…