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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

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Events in France

Enter our competition for your chance to win a copy of the book, The New Paris: The People, Places & Ideas Fueling a Movement by Lindsey Tramuta

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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

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If you’re fascinated by French fashion then you should visit these museums dedicated to fashion and textiles in France

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Culture and attractions

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

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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

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

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Pays de la Loire

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

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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

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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?

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Christmas in France

Must-visit French winter food festivals

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Sample wonderful French gastronomy at one of these fantastic winter food festivals

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Winter trips

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

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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

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Ad Feature: Watch your favourite TV shows on TV5MONDE this autumn!

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

It’s la Rentrée and that also means return of your favourite TV shows on TV5MONDE this autumn!

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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

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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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Enter our competition to win a copy of ‘The Bonjour Effect’ by Julie Barlow and Jean-Benoît Nadeau

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August events in France

Thursday, July 28, 2016

From jazz festivals to firework shows and floating food markets, France has plenty to offer visitors in the month of August. Here is our pick of events

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July events in France

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

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

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What is Bastille Day?

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Anyone who has been in France on 14 July will know that Bastille Day or the Fête Nationale is a big deal in France, but what is it and where do you celebrate it?

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