Escape the city’s polluted streets and sticky metro in summer with a picnic and a stroll in one of the capital’s beautiful green spots.
The winner of this annual competition receives a title, prize money, prestige – and also the honour of being the official baker for France’s newly elected president.
French authorities have closed shorelines and forbidden bathing and nautical activities due to dangerously high levels of sea pollution.
Not traditionally part of French cuisine or culture, le brunch is starting to take off in the capital – but with a distinctly international tinge.
For those with the time and inclination to take the road less travelled, these three lesser-known gems are just a short distance from their more famous siblings.
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