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Barge Cruises Break out the Bubbly in France's Champagne Region

Feb 20
European Waterways announced that it is enhancing its itinerary in the Champagne region of France to better reflect the cultural and gastronomic traditions of this legendary destination.

Strasbourg: Double Identity on the French-German Border

By Albert Stumm | Nov 1
Strasbourg is the capital of France's Alsace region and just a two-hour train ride from Paris. But it's also just 2 miles (3 km) from the border of Germany, and a popular port call for cruises down the Rhine River.

France Wants to Involve Psychiatrists in Preventing Attacks

Aug 24
France's interior minister says the government wants to involve psychiatrists in preventing attacks like the one in which a mentally unstable man drove into two Marseille bus stops, killing a woman.

France: Le Pen's Embattled National Front Rethinks Itself

Jul 21
Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front party is holding a high-tension meeting that could lead to a name change and a rethink of the party's demand to pull France out of the euro.

Macron's Mission to Revitalize French Economy Won't Be Easy

By Pan Pylas | May 14
Emmanuel Macron's victory in Sunday's election puts him in place to pursue his economic agenda, from cutting taxes on companies and labor, to investing more in technology and promoting freer trade and integration in the European Union.

Carcassonne: France's Castle-on-a-Hill Getaway

By Alina Hartounian | May 2
Somewhere at the intersection of fantasy and history stands the medieval city of Carcassonne, a castle-on-the-hill getaway in the south of France.

Researchers: Russia-Linked Hackers Targeted Macron Campaign

By Raphael Satter | Apr 26
Researchers with the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro say the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers.

France's Rejected Mainstream Unites for Macron Over Le Pen

By Sylvie Corbet and Elaine Ganley | Apr 24
France's political mainstream, shut out of the presidency by an angry electorate, united on Monday to call on voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron and reject Marine Le Pen's populist nationalism.

Making the Most of Gay Marais

By Jill Gleeson | Nov 25
Since the 1970s the Marais has been the hub of LGBT life, with loads of great gay bars, retailers, and cafes.

Rolling on the (Rhone) River

By Jill Gleeson | Sep 22
Think river cruising is less sexy than stuffy and more low energy than high fun? You just might want to reassess that verdict.

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