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Covid-19 virus in France

Travel restrictions in France

On Monday the 17th of March 2020, the French government has put into place rules and restrictions concerning travel.

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French markets

Le Marché, the market

I love markets, especially food markets!

Almost every French town has a market and a market day.  Some are indoor markets using old halls, many are typical outdoor markets with stands. Some are historically famous and date back hundreds of years.

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Sport

Top 6 Best Tour de France cyclists

Since the first edition of the Tour de France in 1903, each decade has been almost dominated by one champion. For the general public, the bicycle race Tour de France rhymes with the names of the famous cyclists Christopher Froome, Alberto Contador, Lance Armstrong and Miguel Indurain. Unless you are an aficionado or have been keeping track of the Tour de France for more than three decades, you may not have heard of the six following cyclist stars and champions.

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Cinema History

5 French historical movies to watch

History is an important source of inspiration in the French movie industry. Many dramas, action movies and comedies take place in a historical setting. This page lists five French history movies worth watching.

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5 French science fiction writers to read

Except for the connoisseurs, not many people think of science fiction as an important part of French literature. Yet, in the footsteps of Jules Verne, a precursor of modern science fiction, French literature is a den for science fiction.

Hundreds of space operas, stories of time travelers and post-apocalyptic worlds hide behind the pen of great French science writers.

Here are five highly recommended authors you should try to read.

This list is entirely subjective and based on personal preferences: