From one corner of France to the other, discover the many shades of French culture. Art collections in Paris, fishing villages in the south, lavender fields in Provence—all offer a glimpse into the rich artistic heritage of one of the most visited countries in the world. Check out these posts to learn more about France and the student tours that travel there.

Friday Fun Fact: Occitan

The traditional language of Carcassonne—the French medieval walled city that we wrote about earlier—is called Occitan. Occitan is a language… Read more

Focus On: Carcassonne

Located near the southern tip of France, and not far from the border with Spain, is Carcassonne (pronunciation available here)—an… Read more

Focus On: Loire Valley

To the southwest of Paris lies the Loire Valley, the lush and fertile valley of the Loire River. French kings relocated… Read more

Leave it to the Louvre

The Louvre is nothing if not all-encompassing. The newest addition at world’s largest art museum is from a seemingly unlikely… Read more