• Posts Tagged ‘Centre Pompidou’

    Paris Tops the Polls as Best Overseas City

    by  • September 8, 2015 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Fashion, Nature, Paris, Rail, Religious Sites, Shopping

    The French Capital Reigns Supreme in the Condé Nast Traveller’s Reader Travel Awards 2015. Another day, another poll and this one is devoted to Condé Nast Traveller’s 2015 Reader Travel Awards (UK edition) and the category of best overseas city. There were no great surprises in the top 20, with eighty percent of the...

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    Paris – the Perfect City Break Introduction for Children

    by  • July 29, 2015 • Children, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Paris, Rail

    Indoors and Outdoors, Paris Offers a Magical Summer Holiday Adventure for all the Family. With the summer holidays now well underway, you might already be wondering how you’re going to survive the remaining few weeks, especially if the weather doesn’t make a swift improvement! If you’re looking for an easily-accessible change of scene for...

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    The Centre Pompidou Comes to Málaga

    by  • February 2, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Costa del Sol, Culture Breaks, Malaga

    Shedding its reputation as just a gateway to the Costa del Sol, Málaga is fast becoming one of Spain’s cultural capitals and a sought-after city break destination. Without question, the distinctively colourful pipes which envelop Paris’ Centre Pompidou make this building one of the French capital’s most recognisable sights. And contained within this arresting...

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    The Weird and Wonderful Architecture of Europe

    by  • July 15, 2013 • Architecture, Brussels, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Nice, Prague, Reykjavik • 0 Comments

    A short while ago, we took a look at some of Europe’s most famous examples of modernist architecture, from Gehry’s iconic Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao to the colourful pipes adorning the exterior of Paris’ Centre Pompidou. And yet, our research threw up so many striking, original and simply fabulous pieces of architectural genius, we...

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    Roy Lichtenstein at Paris’ Centre Pompidou

    by  • July 3, 2013 • Art, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions, Paris • 0 Comments

    Regarded as a leading figure of the pop art movement and a veritable master of American painting, today sees the grand opening of a fascinating retrospective exhibition dedicated to the work of Roy Lichtenstein (1923 – 1997). Taking place at the Musée National d’Art Moderne situated in Paris’ iconic Centre Pompidou, the exhibition presents...

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    A Break from Tradition – Europe’s Modernist Architecture

    by  • June 13, 2013 • Architecture, Barcelona, Berlin, Bilbao, City Breaks, Oslo, Paris • 0 Comments

    Think of European architecture and the mind immediately conjures up romantic, sepia-infused images of majestic buildings steeped in history, resplendent centuries-old landmarks that have withstood the test of time and borne witness to a wealth of political, cultural and economical change. And yet, the cities of Europe plays host to an increasing number of...

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