French Cinema

France cinema is noted for being particularly strong and innovative, due in part to protections granted by the French government. And … More

French Cuisine

Historically, French cuisine has been influenced by France’s many surrounding cultures, namely, those of Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and Belgium. However, … More

Bridges of Paris

The Alexandre III Bridge (above), spanning the Seine in Paris, is a deck arch bridge connecting the Champs-Élysées with other famous landmarks, such as Les Invalides and the Eiffel … More

The Pyrenees

Extending nearly 310 miles, the Pyrenees are a mountain range straddling the border of France and Spain, with the microstate of Andorra sandwiched in between, reaching a maximum … More

The Rhône

Rising in the Swiss Alps and passing through Lake Geneva before running through southeastern France, the Rhône river has twice the average discharge of the Loire, … More