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Ten Great places to visit in France for Christmas 2014

Written by on December 3, 2014 in Christmas Markets, Events
Ten Great places to visit in France for Christmas 2014

We looks at some truly great places to visit in France for Christmas 2014 and at any time of year! In Alsace, head for Strasbourg‘s Christmas market, Christkindelsmarik, the oldest in Europe. From 28th November to 31st December, beautiful lights and decorations in this, the most festive Christmas market with the tallest decorated Christmas tree […]

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The Good Life France Magazine

Written by on November 17, 2014 in Events, Living in France
The Good Life France Magazine

They say the best things in life are free, well in this case it’s true.  The Good Life France Magazine is Fabulous, it’s Free and it’s for you. If you love France, love gorgeous photos of France and fabulous stories that cover the cultural highlights, must-see places and events, expat interviews, book reviews, gastronomy, recipes, property […]

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Celebrating Route Napoleon in Golfe-Juan Cote d’Azur

Written by on November 17, 2014 in Events
Celebrating Route Napoleon in Golfe-Juan Cote d’Azur

When Napoleon Bonaparte arrived at the stunning seaside resort of Golfe-Juan on the Cote d’Azur Napoleon on March 1, 1815, it wasn’t a holiday he had in mind. Unlike those of us who go there for the sea, sand and sunshine, the quirky shops and art galleries in the quaint and narrow winding streets, the […]

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Events in France November 2014

Written by on October 14, 2014 in Month By Month
Events in France November 2014

We take a look at what’s on in France 2014… National Holidays in France November 2014 1st  November 2014 La Toussaint – All Saints’ Day.  All over France pots of chrysanthemums are placed on graves as loved ones who have passed on are remembered. 11th November 2014 Armistice 1918 – commemorative services will be held all over […]

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Major Events France October 2014

Written by on September 30, 2014 in Month By Month
Major Events France October 2014

National Event in Paris – Nuit Blanche 4th October 2014. Held annually on the first Saturday night in October when museums, public buildings, monuments, swimming pools, cinemas, parks, universities  and historic sites are open to the public all night – an art an culture party!  National Event: Semaine du Gout – Taste Week: 13-19 October.  In Paris […]

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Major events in France September 2014

Written by on September 1, 2014 in Month By Month
Major events in France September 2014

September in France is teeming with events, festivals and concerts as La Rentrée, the return to work, school and normality after the summer holidays. It’s a time of renewed energy and enthusiasm in France and you’ll find plenty going on to keep you entertained. We take a look at the major events in France September […]

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Events in France June 2014

Written by on May 21, 2014 in Month By Month
Events in France June 2014

A look at the best events in France June 2014… Fête de la Musique 21 June – annual free music festival takes place throughout Paris and France – performances of all kinds from classical music, choirs in churches, hip hop, jazz, orchestra and pop taking place in the open air, bars and restaurants. http://www.fetedelamusique.culture.fr/ Paris Jazz Festival […]

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April Fool’s Day or April Fish Day France

Written by on March 28, 2014 in Events
April Fool’s Day or April Fish Day France

A look at the origins of Poisson d’Avril – April Fool’s Day in France – a mystery involving a King of France and a fishy story… In many countries, the first day of April is a day to play harmless jokes on family and friends. This usually consists of telling a farfetched story in such […]

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Major Napoleon Events in France 2014

Written by on March 27, 2014 in Events
Major Napoleon Events in France 2014

Napoleon Bonaparte will be remembered forever as one of the greatest leaders of France. He once declared “Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever” – something he need never fear. The legend of the Corsican born general who became an Emperor captures the imagination to this day and he is remembered for the many battles […]

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5 Best Mothers Day Trips to France from UK

Written by on March 20, 2014 in Events, Holidays & Things to do
5 Best Mothers Day Trips to France from UK

Want to treat your Mum to a fabulous Mother’s Day – then how about a day trip to France where you can spoil her rotten with a lovely lunch in a typically French bistro, a spot of shopping and get some chocolates to nibble on the way home! We’ve picked 5 outstanding places in France […]

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