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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…
How about a trip to New Caledonia? We’ll kayak through the drowned forest, and on to the Forgotten Coast, before laying down our towel on Ouvea’s beaches.
From July to September, we’ll be made to feel tiny by the passing whales. We’ll go diving in the Far West in Bourail, and explore the caves in Koumac.
And through the people we meet, we’ll learn about the customs and cultures that make up these melting pot islands!
Golf and overseas destinations - a real escape
With a total of 14 registered courses and 7,237 players, France’s overseas courses are the new…
Protected Natural Environments in France's…
The overseas departments of France have an exceptional natural beauty, and are particularly rich in…
Cruising around the islands
Faraway horizons, dream beaches for stopovers, the pleasures of navigating a sailboat under a…
Yachting, Polynesian Va’a and Deep Sea Fishing:…
A mini cruise on a small yacht, taking 6 passengers on board as “sailors” for example, is an…
Sun-drenched flavours of New Caledonia
Whether French, Asian or Oceanic, New Caledonian cuisine reflects its mixed population, offering…
New Caledonia: Nouméa municipal market
Formerly situated in a cramped location on a square in the town centre, Nouméa market moved to the…
Travelling in France