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What’s on in France in August

Written by on July 4, 2019 in Month By Month
What’s on in France in August

Festivals, fun things to see and do in France in the sunny month of August. Get your picnic baskets out, your sunglasses to the ready and enjoy! National Holidays in France 15 August: Assomption – Assumption of Mary Events in France in August Midi-Pyrenées, Marciac. One of the greatest summer jazz festivals in Europe, Jazz […]

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What’s on in July in France

Written by on June 20, 2019 in Month By Month
What’s on in July in France

We take a look at some of our favourite events and fun things to do in France in July. Get your sunglasses ready and enjoy a sunny day out as summer in France means there’s loads to do and see from the famous 14 July celebrations (known as Bastille Day to English speakers) to arts, […]

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Top events in France in June

Written by on May 7, 2019 in Month By Month
Top events in France in June

National event in June in France Fête de la Musique each 21 June. This annual free music festival takes place throughout France with 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. fetedelamusique.culture.fr/ Top events in June in France […]

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Top things to do in May in France

Written by on April 15, 2019 in Month By Month
Top things to do in May in France

The weather is usually fine all over France in May and that means it’s time to get out and about and enjoy one of the many events that take place. Don’t forget there are several national holidays this month, and that means shops may be closed all day or part day. And if you’re planning […]

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15 things to do in April in France

Written by on February 25, 2019 in Month By Month
15 things to do in April in France

April is the perfect month to get out and about, take a well-deserved break and enjoy the spring sunshine in France. Les Journées Européennes des Métiers d’Art European Days of Crafts – a chance for the public to meet artisans as 5000 events take place across France. Workshops, exhibitions and demonstrations of skill plus tours. […]

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What’s on in France March 2019

Written by on February 4, 2019 in Month By Month
What’s on in France March 2019

Provence – Tourrettes-sur-Loup, Alpes Maritime, Festival of Violets. The whole village smells of violets, there are farmers markets, and a violet parade with a battle of the flowers! Held annually first weekend in March. tourrettessurloup.com Rhone-Alpes Grenobles 7-28 March 2019: Grenoble Jazz Festival. For more than 40 years this festival has established itself as a premier jazz […]

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Top Events in France February 2019

Written by on January 2, 2019 in Month By Month
Top Events in France February 2019

We look at some of the top events in France in February from celebration days to festivals, fairs, carnivals and more… Celebration days in France in February La Chandeleur – Pancake Day in France: 2 February 2019.  La Chandeleur or Crêpe Day is the day in France when people traditionally eat crêpes and drink cider! Here’s how […]

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Top Events in France in January 2019

Written by on December 14, 2018 in Month By Month
Top Events in France in January 2019

A look at some of the top events in France in January 2019 – just because it’s cold out doesn’t meant there’s nothing going on! Celebration days in January in France New Year’s Day 1st January is a national holiday in France Top Events in January in France Throughout France on 6 January its time to […]

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Public Holidays in France 2019

Written by on November 19, 2018 in Events
Public Holidays in France 2019

On national holidays in France most shops and many public buildings and even tourist attractions can be shut. If you know where you want to visit check in advance to make sure it’s open on a French public holiday. Many public museums and galleries are free to the public on the first Sunday of the […]

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Top Things to do in December 2018 in France

Written by on October 27, 2018 in Month By Month
Top Things to do in December 2018 in France

National Holiday in France: Christmas Day (Noël) December 25 Licques: Festival des Dindes, 15-16 December 2018 A charming festival where turkeys are celebrated in the little town of Licques Hauts-de-France (Pas de Calais). Held over a weekend, on Sunday morning, hundreds of turkeys are released to “rampage” through the streets accompanied by local brotherhoods and […]

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