Happening now in France
Places to go
Things to do
Plan your trip
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.
Until 4 October
Lyon Street Food Festival
Until 11 October
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.
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).
Entry Requirements for American Travelers to…
PASSPORTS AND VISAS
All U.S. and Canadian citizens, including infants, need a valid passport to…
School and Public Holidays in France 2017-2018
School Districts and zones
The school districts in France are divided into 3 zones, each with their…
Customs and Visas
How do you obtain a VISA for a stay in France – and what are the customs procedures?
Normandy Impressionist Festival
From 3 April to 6 April 2020
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