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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.
Exhibition: ‘LU: A Century of Innovation (1846-1957)’, Nantes
Until 3 January
Until 4 October
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…
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.
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…
Money in France
U.S. dollars are not accepted in most establishments, though some hotels, shops, and…
Entry Requirements for American Travelers to…
PASSPORTS AND VISAS
All U.S. and Canadian citizens, including infants, need a valid passport to…
Getting to Auvergne
By plane, train, or car: the easiest and best ways to travel to Auvergne.
it's about 3.5 –…
Getting to Aquitaine
By plane, train, or car: the easiest and best ways to travel to Aquitaine
Lille: World Design Capital in 2020
From 6 December 2019 to 31 December 2020
Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at the Louvre, Paris
From 24 October 2019 to 24 February 2020