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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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Top Events in France April 2014

Written by on March 15, 2014 in Month By Month
Top Events in France April 2014

Easter Holidays France 2014: Good Friday (only in the Moselle, the Bas-Rhin and the Haut-Rhin) – 18 Apr 2014 Easter Sunday – 20 Apr 2014 Easter Monday – 21 Apr 2014 Read more about Public holidays 2014 in France Nationwide events in France, April 2014: 4-6 April – Les Journées Européennes des Métiers d’Art European Days […]

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Top Events in France February 2014

Written by on February 1, 2014 in Month By Month
Top Events in France February 2014

  Top Events in France February 2014 La Chandeleur – Pancake Day in France – 2nd February La Saint Valentin – Valentine’s Day in France – February 14th Alpes Maritimes:  Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Mimosa Festival 14-23 February 2014. Spring is in the air and in Mandelieu-La-Napoule the flowering of millions of sweet smelling Mimosa flowers known […]

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New Year’s Eve in France

Written by on December 28, 2013 in Events, Festivals and Carnivals
New Year’s Eve in France

  New Year’s Eve in France is held on 31st December  but it wasn’t always that way. From the 6th Century, New Year’s Day in France would have been celebrated on the 1st March. In the 9th Century Charlemagne changed the New Year date to Christmas, in the 10th Century the Capetian kings changed it […]

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