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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
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!
Visit New Caledonia
Come to New Caledonia, in the heart of the Pacific
It is to James Cook, famous Scottish navigator…
Around the southern seas
The French Antilles – or Caribbean islands – have become a popular yet still exotic destination,…
Fun with the kids
Exotic family holidays
France’s faraway islands are the perfect destination in which to enjoy the pleasures of a family…
France’s overseas territories and departments:…
Behind stunning beaches, footpaths lead hikers away from the coast, into lush forest and along the…
The world’s most famous heart is in New Caledonia
The Heart of Voh is a natural clearing formed by the mangroves. It symbolises an ecosystem worth…
Family Vacation in New Caledonia
Voilà! Find yourself on one of the largest lagoons in the world, right smack in the middle of the…
The Crit'Air anti-pollution vehicle sticker