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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.

Things to do


Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

Lafayette Escadrille Memorial

The Lafayette Escadrille Memorial honors American pilots came to fly for France before April 1917. Together they formed the Lafayette Flying Corps, those serving with French squadrons and in the all American squadron the Lafayette Escadrille. It is a memorial to the sixty-eight pilots who died in that service and two of their French comrades who are buried here. It lies in the Parc du Saint Cloud between Versailles and Paris at Marnes–la-Coquette.

Marne la coquette