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Resources to help learn about France

FranceChristmas Traditions in France and Canada  - read about French and Canadian family celebrations, religious ceremonies, communal festivities, and the origins of Christmas.

France - Diplomatie  - an overview of France.

Check out our list of sites to help with the French language.

Underground Railroad Site: Frances Ellen Watkins Harper  - read about the life of this famous poet.

14 July - A National Holiday in France  - explains the holiday and the values of the revolution.

Underwater Archaeology  - explore sites off the coast of France including the Cosquer Cave, learn about excavation and preservation techniques, read about special research groups, and more on this watery site! Also in French and Arabic.

Manet, Edouard  - learn about this accomplished French painter and printmaker of 19th century France.

Roland Garros 2001  - official site for the French Open tennis tournament in Paris, France. Offers web cams, news, history, player bios, and an archive of video clips. In English or French.

Louvre  - official site of this famous museum located in Paris, France. See major works from the impressive collections or take a virtual tour. In French, English, Spanish, or Japanese.

Agropolis Museum  - learn about food, nutrition, and agriculture around the world from this museum in Montpellier, France. Available in French.

French Prime Minister's Web Site  - read a bio on the Prime Minister, learn facts about France's history and symbols, and read about the European Union. In French, German, Spanish, and English.

Stone Pages: A Guide to European Megaliths  - visit stone circles, dolmens, hillforts, and other ancient megaliths located throughout France, Italy, Ireland, and the UK.

Musée Marmottan Monet  - this Paris, France museum is home to the world's largest Claude Monet collection.

Paris History: La Seine  - see how this river shapes the city of Paris, France.

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