• Posts Tagged ‘Musée d’Orsay’

    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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    Henri Rousseau in Venice

    by  • April 15, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Venice

    Reviving the Work of Rousseau in La Serenissima. If you happen to be short breaking in the stunning Italian city of Venice over the coming weeks and months and you fancy a change of scene from soaking up the canals and bridges, beautiful architecture and charismatic lagoon islands, why not wile away an hour...

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    Palazzo Pitti and the Impressionists in Florence

    by  • October 17, 2013 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions, Florence

    Think of Florence and immediately the Renaissance Masters come to mind – Botticelli, Michelangelo, Titian and Caravaggio to name but a very select few. Yet running until the 5th of January 2014 is a small but important exhibition dedicated to the works of the ever-popular Impressionist movement, to be held in the opulent surroundings...

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    Last Chance to See… Manet in Venice

    by  • August 14, 2013 • Art, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions, Venice • 0 Comments

    Thoroughly deserving of the title ‘La Serenissima’, Venice is a city where superlatives simply fall short, a city abundant in treasures, be they of an architectural, artistic or gastronomic variety. Balanced on pinewood stilts driven eight metres into the sea bed, Venice is truly a city like no other and a perennial city break...

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    Picasso across Europe

    by  • June 9, 2013 • Art, Barcelona, Basel, Berlin, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions, Malaga, Paris • 0 Comments

    This weekend sees the grand reopening of Berlin’s Berggruen Museum, whose newly extended collection contains some of the finest examples of classic modern art featuring works by modernist masters including Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti and Paul Klee. Pride of place however goes to Picasso and some 100 of his works are on display here....

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