Weekend Links: Week Three

Weekend Links Week Three Relais Saint Germain Facade

In Weekend Links Week Three there are thirteen articles about France. There are plenty of changes going on in Paris and throughout the country – notably the pollution has returned to the pre-virus levels, Orly Airport and the Eiffel Tower reopened this week, and Paris Fashion Week will go on this fall. There’s also a Condé Nast Traveller contest to win four nights in the South of France that you won’t want to miss!

Weekend Links Week Three

What It’s like to Visit Paris Post-Lockdown (this article really breaks things down in Paris and gives a great and accurate overview of the situation)

Paris Orly Airport Reopens Friday After Being Closed For 3 Months

Paris’s Louvre Museum to Undergo Major Overhaul to Shake off Elite Image (major changes coming to the Louvre ahead of the Olympics in Paris)

The Pandemic Hit the Fashion Industry Hard, But Paris Fashion Week is Going Ahead in September

Paris’s Orsay Museum Reopens To Smaller Crowds with Eye on Finances (I wrote a little about this in this week’s Five Friday Finds from France)

Weekend Links Place Dauphine

48 Hours in Bordeaux, An Insider Guide to France’s Wine Capital (a great starting point for a quick trip to Bordeaux. It’s such an easy train ride from Paris)

My Streaming Gem: Why You Should Watch 2 Days in Paris

10 Minutes with Julien Dumas, Chef of One Michelin-Star Lucas Carton in Paris

Russian Oligarch’s Monstrous $447M Superyacht with Masts Taller than Big Ben Docks in South of France (apparently the Côte d’Azur isn’t completely full of ghost yachts)

Summer in Paris scene

Eiffel Tower Reopens in Paris After a Three Month Shutdown (I finally went to the second floor last year. Now might be the perfect time to go all the way to the top)

Paris Ritz Hotel Items Sell For Quadruple The Auction Estimate (remember this auction from last week? Apparently it was a popular one!)

Road Traffic Pollution Doubles in Paris Since End of Lockdown Making it Highest in Europe

Win Four Nights in the South of France (yes please)

I hope you enjoyed week three of Weekend Links! I’d love to hear which articles were your favorites. Feel free to send me an email or leave a comment below. Bon week-end à tous!

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