#INSPIRATION : Discover France unique venues

Grande salle - Philharmonie Paris

Discover France’s unique venues

In France, large-scale cultural projects and, more specifically, projects dedicated to business tourism came alive in 2014. Others are expected in the coming months, which will improve the dynamism of this sector. The major openings of heritage sites were those of the Louis Vuitton Foundation in the Bois de Boulogne in Paris, the Philharmonie de Paris built by Jean Nouvel, the Museum Confluences in Lyon, the Van Gogh Foundation in Arles and the MAMO in Marseille. Rouen has opened its surprising XXL Panorama and Paris is now home to a fully modernised Carreau du Temple. There are two beautiful openings from Moma group in Paris, with Victoria 1836 and the 15 Avenue Montaigne. Finally, regarding convention centres, La Baule inaugurated the reopening of Atlantia after its complete renovation, Nancy opened its beautiful Centre Jean Prouvé and Pau is proud of achieving a first certification for its CSR approach, with the ISO 9001 standard accredited to its convention centre. Forthcoming openings:


  • Bercy Stadium becomes "Bercy Arena"
  • Arcachon Congress Centre
  • Renovation of Megeve's sports and congress centre
  • Renovation and expansion of the Palais de L’Europe in Le Touquet-Paris-Plage
  • Aérospacia, the aeronautical museum in Toulouse


  • Rebuilding of Rouen Congress Centre by J-M Wilmotte
  • Foundation for wine culture and civilisation in Bordeaux


  • Roissy international trade centre