Author: Natalie Nègre

Olympic Games: Get your QR code to visit Paris this summer

With a view to tighten security and manage the flow of people and traffic, the city of Paris has put in place a digital pass via QR code which visitors and inhabitants will need to have in order to access and move freely within specific geographic zones. These zones will come into effect eight days before the opening ceremony. The platform to obtain your QR code, necessary to cross the security perimeter, opened this Monday on 13 May.
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Christmas magic

Finally! December has arrived and it's time to discover Paris in a new way. Why not take advantage of the Advent season to stroll around the capital's various Christmas markets? This Alsatian tradition allows us to escape the mundane for a few hours thanks to the festive atmosphere. To the sound of traditional carols, let yourself be seduced by the enchanting decorations, crafts, gastronomy and various activities on offer! The most popular markets are those at the Tuileries, the Champs de Mars and Notre Dame. But don't hesitate to ask around, Paris has much more to offer! Have a look on this internet site for example: December is also the month of the Christmas lights that change the face of Paris. Take the opportunity to wander along the Champs Élysées, the Avenue Montaigne, the Place Vendôme, the Montmartre district or the village of Bercy and be enchanted by the magic of Christmas. Not to be missed at this time of year are the department stores. The windows of Le Bon Marché, Galeries Lafayette, Printemps, La Samaritaine and Le BHV will be transformed into sumptuous, magical decorations that will amaze young and old alike!
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A new diploma in France: The French International Baccalaureate (FIB)

The international option of the baccalaureate (OIB) evolves and will be replaced by the French International Baccalaureate (FIB) (or BFI in French). Find out more about current changes.

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