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The French game of pétanque, an institution in Provence

In the southern French region of Provence, pétanque is an institution – and nowhere more so than in Marseille. In the shadow of the city's basilica, the game is taught and loved from an early age. Played with family or friends, from Marseille to Cassis, it’s a convivial sport and a common sight around the region. FRANCE 24 takes you to discover the game of pétanque.

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2017-05-09 Louvre

A stroll through Paris, from the Louvre to La Défense

Paris has no shortage of famous routes. But one of the best-known thoroughfares is that which links the central Louvre Museum to La Défense, west of the city. Popular with...

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2017-05-04 heritage

France's Revol factory: Where making porcelain is a family affair

Situated in France's south-eastern Drôme region, the Revol family business was founded in 1768. To this day, it specialises in producing the finest tableware, with its porcelain...

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2017-04-27 France

The miniature fishing boats of southern France

Bobbing in the southern French port of Sanary-sur-Mer are a colourful collection of little fishing boats known as "sharp boats". Over in Marseille, they’re known as "barquettes"....

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2017-04-20 opera

Backstage at the ballet: Paris's Opera Garnier

The Opera Garnier in Paris is a living monument to classical dance in France. For generations, ballet dancers have appeared on its stage, transfixing audiences. But the Opera's...

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