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September 2011 - A Palace in the City

Plaza AthenéeIn this month's Paris Insights journalist A. D. McKenzie reports on the new category of hotel in France, the "palace" hotel.

In a special report, we present the Royal Abbaye de Chaalis, located within an hour's drive of the city. The abbey and its beautiful park were bequeathed to the Institut de France in 1912 with the stipulation that they be open to the public.

And for our Paris, Past and Present feature, Alecia McKenzie discusses the star rating system created by the French Ministry of Tourism.

Paris Panorama Newsletters for 2011