What's on in France


Fete de la Musique

Fete de la Musique

Every year on the summer solstice, Paris hosts amateur and professional musicians who perform in a variety of venues around the city, from public squares, streets and parks to opera houses and castles. The festival aims to celebrate music in all forms and is...  see full details



Bastille Day Celebrations

Bastille Day Celebrations

France's most important national holiday, Bastille Day commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with ceremonies, dancing, parties and balls all over the city. In the morning there is a grand military parade along the Champs Elysees - the oldest and largest regular military...  see full details



Roland-Garros stadium

French Open

Together with Wimbledon, the Australian Open and the US Open, the French Open is one of the four events that together are known as the tennis 'Grand Slam'. The tournament has become the most highly prized clay court title in the world and...  see full details



A chocolate model of the Eiffel Tower

Le Salon du Chocolat

A dream for chocoholics, the large convention centre beneath the Louvre hosts an annual festival in celebration of chocolate. There are tastings and chef demonstrations at a huge variety of international chocolatier stands, with special offerings galore. There are opportunities to sample and buy products...  see full details



Tour de France

Tour de France

What started off as a far-fetched, unimaginable idea dreamed up by two gentlemen in a Parisian brasserie in 1902, has a century later grown into the world's greatest bicycle race, indeed considered by many to be the greatest annual sporting event on earth. The...  see full details



Palme d'Or Award

Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival is one of the most renowned film festivals in the world. Each year a selection of the finest filmmakers from the international scene judge entries from across the globe. Hollywood often chooses to screen blockbuster films on opening night and...  see full details



Paris Plages

Paris Plages (Beaches)

Two thousand tons of sand and some palm trees is all that is needed to annually transform the right bank of the Seine into a manmade beach worthy of the French capital. The Paris Plages (Paris Beaches) is a highly popular, free 'event'...  see full details



Nice Carnival

Nice Carnival

The main winter event on the French Riviera and one of the major carnivals in the world, the Nice Carnival brings the city to life with a series of flower parades, float processions, fireworks and concerts every year. The float procession is one...  see full details



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