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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 and 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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Public Holidays France

Written by on November 25, 2013 in Events
Public Holidays France

When a public holiday takes place in France, most businesses, shops and offices will close although you’ll find supermarkets and bakers may open in the morning and some restaurants may open. It is worth checking in advance to make sure and reserve restaurant tables if you can. If a public holiday falls on a Thursday […]

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Public Holidays France 2014

Written by on November 25, 2013 in Events
Public Holidays France 2014

Complete list of public holidays France 2014 – both fixed and changeable date bank holidays. There are a number of fixed public holidays (bank holidays) each year. They are fixed to a specific date regardless of whether it falls on a weekday or weekend. This is different from some countries where a public holiday falling […]

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What’s on? France Events November 2013

Written by on November 2, 2013 in Month By Month
What’s on? France Events November 2013

  Guide to some of the biggest and best events in France in November 2013. Please check all details for times, dates and information in the links we give – sometimes dates can change beyond our control. (Photo: Etaples Herring Festival) National Holidays in France November 2013 1st  November 2013 La Toussaint – All Saints’ […]

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