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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.
Van Gogh at the Atelier des Lumières in Paris
Atelier des Lumières in Paris
Until 31 December
75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy
The Distinction Palace
In France, hotel rankings highlight the exceptional 5-star hotels by elevating them to ‘palace’…
General information and practical conversions
Currency, electrical voltage, units of measurement... useful day-to-day information for your stay…
En route to the Dordogne! Enjoy dinner at the restaurants of all the Toques du Périgord chefs, travel along the Route du Foie Gras, and taste Limousin apples and Bergerac wines.
Learn how to tell your stalactites from your stalagmites in Padirac cave, and wonder at the Lascaux cave art. Then visit Milandes chateau, where once lived Joséphine Baker, queen of the music hall.
Then take your canoes all the way to Rocamadour to see the Black Madonna and sample some fine cheese!
South West France: taste the terroir
Gastronomy in the South West is particularly well known for…
Massif Central : wide open spaces
Massif Central is well-known in France for its wild and scenic rivers (Loire, Allier), its gorgeous…
Visit the Way of St James
These pilgrimage paths, which are listed UNESCO World Heritage Sites and officially recognised…
The unique natural treasures of the…
Bordered by the River Lot to the east and the vineyards of the Gironde, including Saint-Emilion, to…
Originally created in the Dolomite mountain region of Italy to assist the troops in WWI, via…
If you love the game of golf, and wish to play dazzling courses while enjoying all the luxuries…
Notre-Dame de Paris: practical information and…