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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 "À Table! A meal, an art" at the Manufacture de Sèvres
Until 16 May
Romeo and Juliet by Benjamin Millepied at the Seine Musicale in Paris
Until 31 January
Coronavirus COVID-19: the situation in France
Consult French government recommendations on the travel and health measures in place.
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.
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
Getting to Alsace
Traveling by plane, train or car - the easiest and best ways to get to Alsace.
Transportation to and from Paris Airports
Most visitors to France, whether staying in the capital or traveling elsewhere, fly into one of…
In a "gîte", with host families
Gîtes de France (External link) are equipped accommodation classified by 'épis', or sheaves…
Eating in French Restaurants
In France, there are three meals a day. Breakfast, generally served from around 7:00 am to 9:00 am,…
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