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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on. In light of the measures France has taken concerning coronavirus, we advise readers to consult the relevant organiser's website for specific updates on each event.
The "Voyage à Nantes" summer festival of art
Until 27 September
Manifesta 13, Marseille
Until 29 November
Coronavirus COVID-19: the situation in France
Recommendations, hygienic measures taken, restrictions: read on for the French government's…
General information and practical conversions
Currency, electrical voltage, units of measurement... useful day-to-day information for your stay…
Passport, driving licence, swimsuit. Are you forgetting something? Here's where you'll find all you need to know before you set off for France.
Getting to Brittany
Brest and Rennes are 593 km and 348 from Paris by car, respectively.
Getting to Burgundy
Paris to Dijon is about 1 hour and 40 minutes by high-speed TGV train. The TGV is also…
Handiplage, accessible beaches in France
Approved by the Tourisme & Handicap association, the Handiplage association contributes to the…
Recipe: Eggs in Red Wine
2 – Shallots finely diced
1 – Carrot finely diced
1 oz. – Butter
Sweat the shallots & carrots…
Recipe: Vegetables In Puff Pastry
Buy or make your own puff pastry. If you buy make sure it is all butter and no other type of…
Recipe: Rabbit in Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce
1 Rabbit - cut in pieces
2 TBS – Olive Oil
1 Bouquet Garni - Rosemary, Thyme, Sage,…
Different Types of Accommodations in France
Tourist accommodations in France can be classified into several different types, according to the…
What if I lose something while in France?
The first thing to do is contact the local Service des Objets Trouvés (Lost and Found Service).
What are the electricity requirements in France?
Electricity in France runs on a 220-volt, 50-hertz AC current rather than the 110-volt, 60-hertz AC…
Normandy Impressionist Festival
From 4 July to 15 November 2020
Lille: World Design Capital in 2020
From 9 September to 31 December 2020
Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at the Louvre, Paris
From 24 October 2019 to 24 February 2020