CASA ST GERMAIN DES PRÉS, PARIS

Casa St Germain des Prés is located in the heart of the 6tharrondissement, in Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, in a Haussmann building. The house enjoys the proximity to the Luxembourg Gardens, designed by Maria dei Medici, the Luxembourg Palace and the St. Sulpice church. The same district brings together prestigious cultural institutions[…]

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ABBAYE LONGUES, LONGUES-SUR-MER (NORMANDIE)

  At the exit of the village of Longues-sur-mer, the old Saint Marie Abbey, built in the 12th century, is hidden along the small road leading to Bayeux. At first glance, visitors cannot imagine its importance or splendour. When one enters the first courtyard, surrounded by the abbey lodge, the[…]

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CHÂTEAU DE SAINT-BARTHÉLEMY, PERNES LES FONTAINES (PROVENCE)

Immersed in an astounding garden à la française, the Château de Saint-Barthélemy is the perfect place for a musical escapade in the beautiful region of Provence. With its many rooms and its Gaveau piano of 1911, the Château naturally lends itself to a musical residency, while offering leisure activities for[…]

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ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA, PARIGI

The Italian Institute of Culture (Istituto Italiano di Cultura) is an organism of the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, with the aim of promoting the Italian language and culture.The istitute organizes many initiatives on the cultural, artistic and scientific Italian life, in addition to  numerous classes of[…]

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LA CHAPELLE, CLAIREFONTAINE EN YVELINES (ÎLE-DE-FRANCE)

Clairefontaine is a municipality part of the Natural Park of the Chevreuse Valley, distant 8 km from the Rambouillet Castle, less than a hour from Paris, close to the National Football Centre Clairefontaine (CNF) and to the Pernod Ricard University. In the XII century, the Abbey of Notre-Dame-de-Clairefontaine was founded by[…]

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LE GRAND MELLO, MELLO (HAUTS-DE-FRANCE)

These two castles, looking at each other have been built in different times : The first one is a Fortress whom first foundations date from the 9th century. It’s been then transformed in the XV and XVIII th century. The other castle is the Princess castle, named after the daughter of the[…]

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MAISON DE L’ITALIE, PARIS

Maison de l’Italie is a university house, hosting professors, researchers and students from all over the world. Funds for the construction of Maison de l’Italie were raised in large part by the Italian senator Enrico Falck, president of the Committee for the Italian Students House in Paris.  The house was[…]

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MANOIR DE SOISAY, BELFORÊT-EN-PERCHE (NORMANDY)

  Soisay manor is located in the Perche Regional Nature Park (Normandy), at the top of a hill. It was built by François du Grenier around 1530 and remained in his family until September of 1600, when it was sold to Anselme de Fontenay. Anselme de Fontenay and his wife[…]

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ORANGERIE DE LANNIRON, QUIMPER (BRITTANY)

Situated on the West Coast of Brittany, this former summer palace of the Bishops of Quimper is a wonderful 38-hectare oasis of parks and gardens on the banks of the Odet river. This extraordinary place will delight lovers of nature (sea, birds, wildlife, fishing and gardens) and seduce fans of[…]

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PLACE DE VOSGES, PARIS

Place des Vosges, located in the Marais neighborhood, is the oldest square in Paris.Caterina de’ Medici in 1563, after the death of her husband Henry II, had the Hôtel des Tournelles demolished, which since 1388 had been the royal palace. She initiated the construction of the Tuileries palace abandoning the[…]

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