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Events in France

The annual Voyages à Nantes art festival transforms the streets of Nantes into a giant exhibition space. These are some of our favourite parts of this year’s festival including a skydiving walrus and a giant slide!

Are you going to be in France on 14 July? Here is our pick of the places to go to celebrate France’s most important national holiday, Bastille Day

July events in France

Friday, June 30, 2017

From flower festivals to outdoor theatre festivities and open-air music concerts, there are so many ways to make sure you have fun in the sun in France this July

June events in France

Friday, May 26, 2017

June heralds the start of summer and in France it’s a month packed full of events. From a nationwide cycling race and music festival to D-day commemorations and medieval celebrations, visitors to France this month are spoilt for choice. Here’s our pick of what’s on in France in June

Every year, the city of Chartres in Eure-et-Loir lights up for the Chartres en Lumières festival when famous monuments and landmarks are illuminated. Here are some of our favourite pictures of the 2017 event

On 20 May, thousands of French museums and galleries will be open for free into the night for the Nuit des Musées event. We’ve chosen 14 places from across France with something exciting happening on 20 May

France’s most famous film festival is best known for world-class cinema and its glitz and glamour brand, but what don’t you know about the star-studded event?

How much do you really know about the Tour de France? Here are 23 amazing facts you probably didn’t know about the Tour de France

May events in France

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

There are plenty of festivals and events happening across France in May, including the glitzy Cannes Film festival, a celebration of the written word, a huge gathering of mountain bikers and several jazz festivals. Here is our pick of what’s going on in France in May

April events in France

Monday, March 27, 2017

There are plenty of festivals and events in France in April, including a nature festival in Somme, the Paris marathon, several garden festivals and April Fool’s Day. We take a look at what’s on in France in April

In February and March, carnivals across France celebrate the end of winter with colourful parades and festivities. These are some of our favourite photos from the carnivals, including Nice, Menton, Granville and Strasbourg

March events in France

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

As spring arrives in France, there are plenty of festival and events happening, including the Paris half-marathon, a Normandy bike ride, a music festival in the Alps, a weekend of cheap cinema tickets and a boat festival in Sète. We take a look at what’s on in France in March

Every year incredible sculptures are created from lemons and oranges for the famous Menton Lemon Festival, here are some of our favourites from the 2017 festival where the theme is Broadway shows

National holidays in France in May

Thursday, February 16, 2017

There are three national holidays in France in May this year, when many businesses close for the day. If you are planning a trip to France this month make sure you know when they are so you don’t get caught out!

February events in France

Monday, January 30, 2017

Even in the middle of winter there are a number of festivals and events happening across France, particularly along the Côte d’Azur where the Nice carnival and Menton lemon festival will banish any winter blues. We take a look at what’s on in France in February

Find out more about the most challenging sailing race in the world, the Vendée Globe, and runner up Alex Thomson

January events in France

Monday, December 19, 2016

There are plenty of festivals and events happening in France in January, from a wine festival in Burgundy to a dog sled race in the Alps. We take a look at what’s on across France in January

Want to do something different for New Year’s Eve this year? How about joining the crowds on the Champs-Élysées, escaping everyone at a national park, listening to a concert in a prehistoric cave or tucking in to a French Réveillon?

December events in France

Thursday, December 1, 2016

From music festivals to food festivals, and of course Christmas markets, there are plenty of events and festivals happening in France in December

Christmas events in France

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Everyone has heard of France’s Christmas markets but what other festive events are there in France in December?

November events in France

Thursday, October 27, 2016

From La Toussaint to the release of the Beaujolais Nouveau, there are plenty of festivals and events happening in France in November

October events in France

Friday, September 30, 2016

From wine harvest festivals and food festivals to Nuit Blanche in Paris, there are plenty to festivals and events to enjoy in France in October

Find out which monuments are opening their doors to the public and what special events are happening in France on the European Heritage Days, or Journées du Patrimonie

September events in France

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Whether it’s running a race or watching a firework show, there’s plenty to do in France this September...

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