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Réservation d'un voyage - au Parc Astérix

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Lionel wants to take a trip to Parc Astérix, a famous amusement park in Paris. He'll demonstrate everything you need to ask about when making travel plans in French, from transportation to accommodations. You can practice by booking a trip to the park yourself!

Claire et Philippe - Je suis en retard View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Philippe apologizes to Claire for arriving late. He was not sure which platform he should have been standing on as both trains went to Versailles. He realized something was wrong when his train never came.

Le saviez-vous? - Le quartier du Vieux Nice View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Come visit the neighborhood of Vieux Nice (Old Nice), with its charming village atmosphere and interesting architecture. You will notice a definite Italian influence in this French city near the Italian border.

Sarah - Espace Maraîcher View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Sarah takes us to some little hidden gems in the heart of Paris with streets tucked in quiet, charming neighborhoods that feel like the countryside. It's possible to enjoy a corner of paradise away from the hustle and bustle of the capital without ever leaving the city.

Le saviez-vous? - Comment voyager? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Do you know how to travel in France? If not, Patricia will give you some travel tips and vocabulary. Follow her all the way to Antibes!

Le saviez-vous? - Le carnaval en France View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The Carnival of Nice is famous around the world for its colorful parade of floats covered in flowers. You can even participate in a "battle" of flowers that are grown in abundance in the region.

Lionel - Strasbourg View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Lionel gives us a tour of Strasbourg, the largest city in France's northeast region. He shows us its beautiful canals, bridges, half-timbered houses, and squares, as well as its famous cathedral.

Voyage en France - Vexin Normand - Gisors - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

There's a lot to explore in the Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais Church in Gisors, including a towering wooden organ, a magnificent mural, and a spiral staircase. Daniel Benchimol gives us a detailed tour of this stunning work of architecture, which he counts as one of the most beautiful churches in Normandy.

Lionel - Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Metz View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

We continue our visit to Metz with Lionel, who takes us inside the Saint-Étienne Cathedral, famous for its huge stained glass windows. After that, if you don't feel like walking, you can take the little tourist train and enjoy the sites at a leisurely pace.

Lionel - à Metz - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Lionel takes us to the historic part of the city of Metz and to the Galerie Saint-Jacques, where you can browse the shops and go to restaurants. The shopping mall is located on one of the largest squares of the city, the Place Saint-Jacques.

Lionel - à Metz - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Lionel takes us to Metz, a city that was once part of Germany, being only some sixty kilometers from the German border. In this video you will learn a few facts about this Germanic city, and you will add a lot of useful terms to your going-about-town vocabulary.

Patricia - La plage - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In the second installment of this video on the Côte d'Azur, our tour guide shows us around one of the area's beautiful pebble beaches, which are a favorite of the locals but not very well-known to tourists. In addition to providing endless ammunition for skipping stones on the sea, the pebbles also help break up the waves during heavy storms.

Lionel - à Wissembourg View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Lionel takes us to the small town of Wissembourg (or "Weißenburg," since it's situated in Alsace where German is spoken as well). It boasts a beautiful church and a nice restaurant where Lionel goes to be "crowned." Another one of his signature jokes and puns await you in this video.

Patricia - La plage - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

If you're looking for your next vacation spot, you might want to consider the beautiful Côte d'Azur, also known as the French Riviera. Whether you're into swimming, sailing, scuba diving, or just basking in la vie balnéaire (the seaside life), you'll find everything you need along France's "azure coast."

Voyage dans Paris - Le 10ème Arrondissement - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Daniel Benchimol takes us to the tenth arrondissement to discover the Trinity Church, the "Peinture Céramique" building, and other little havens of peace in Paris. Daniel also introduces us to the Brabant Hotel and the 1950s-themed restaurant Playtime, inspired by Jacques Tati.

Joanna - Son quartier View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Joanna is proud to show us her neighborhood. Follow her around her new apartment, her favorite bar, the pretty little garden where children love to play, and learn some useful everyday vocabulary.

Voyage en France - La ville de Senlis - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In this third episode on the medieval town of Senlis, Daniel Benchimol introduces us to the Venery Museum or hunting museum. The museum displays not only traditional uniforms of the Spahis but also the special architecture, painting, music, and art linked to the "venery" activities.

Voyage dans Paris - La Butte aux Cailles View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In this episode, Daniel Benchimol introduces La Buttes aux Cailles, a neighborhood in the thirteenth arrondissement in Paris. He will tell you all about the origins of the street, its free spring water fountain, and its artsy walls decorated with stencils.

Voyage dans Paris - Le Marais - Place des Vosges View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The Place des Vosges, located in Paris's Marais neighborhood, is a gorgeous square with a rich history. Formerly the royal square of Henry the Fourth, the area was also the home of two of France's most renowned literary figures, the Marquise de Sévigné and Pierre Beaumarchais.

TV8 Mont Blanc - Visite de la chapelle de glace de Leysin View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

A former bobsled champion created an ice chapel in Leysin, Switzerland. As you might expect, this unusual place of worship is only available during the cold winter months. If you're interested in visiting, make sure to do it before it melts away!

Voyage dans Paris - Beaubourg et le Marais View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Daniel Benchimol walks us through a fun neighborhood in Paris: Le Marais. It's a great place to visit, with the Beaubourg Museum (also known as the Georges Pompidou Museum) and distinctive medieval streets.

Voyage dans Paris - La Coulée Verte View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Daniel Benchimol walks us through the "Coulée Verte," a peaceful passageway that cuts through Paris's twelfth arrondissement and offers a nice break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Along the Coulée Verte, you'll find a lot of green spaces, some art galleries and craft workshops, and even a nifty sundial!

Voyage dans Paris - Autour de l'Hôtel de Ville View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The square around Paris's city hall, the Hôtel de Ville, is much more than a purely bureaucratic area. It features one of the city's most renowned department stores, the BHV, and even turns into an ice-skating rink in the winter.

Voyage dans Paris - Les Secrets du Marais View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Le Marais (literally "The Marsh") is one of Paris's most historic districts, with many medieval buildings and streets still intact. In this video, Daniel Benchimol reveals some of the district's architectural secrets, such as an impeccable fourteenth-century house and the remnants of a late twelfth-century wall.

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