The Vichy opera house is an opera house located in Vichy in the Allier department . Unique in France with its “Art Nouveau” architecture, it presents a decoration declined in a harmony of gold, ivory and yellow. The hall can accommodate 1,482 spectators. The Vichy Opera offers a year-round program: the Season (from September to May) presents a multidisciplinary program: theater, dance, opera, humor, concerts, […]

It is a spa and resort town and in World War II was the seat of government of Vichy France from 1940 to 1944. The term Vichyste indicated collaboration with the Vichy regime, often carrying a pejorative connotation. Vichy France is the common name of the French State (État français) headed by Marshal Philippe Pétain during World War II. It was an independent ally of Nazi Germany until late 1942 when Berlin took full […]