France Monthly Calendar and Trip Planner
Destination France - Plan your Vacation in France
Pavement cafes for lazy days; fabulous beaches and ski slopes for energetic days; food, wine, landscape, history and architecture. France is a fabulous place to visit. Here are my personal top ten great reasons to visit France, the country with everything a visitor could wish for.
The Best Beaches from the French Riviera beaches to Naturist Resorts
A Guide to the Beaches of France. Where will you choose to go? The French Atlantic coast? Normandy? Brittany? Or perhaps the Mediterranean, the most popular beach destination in Europe? Check the suggestions here to choose where to swim, sail, surf or just chill out.
Celebrating Easter in France
Easter in France is great fun whether it is a religious occasion or a time to enjoy the feeling that spring is just around the corner. But whatever you feel, it offers wonderful chocolate treats, good food and a couple of days of relaxation. Here is a short guide to what to expect.
Paris and France Travel in October
October is an ideal month to visit France. The leaves are turning as already-picturesque French villages surrender to autumn. Halloween still retains its old-fashioned innocence in France, and also is a great time to sample delectable candies and chocolates. As the peak tourist season has passed, there are fewer lines and crowds, but more bargains on hotels and airfare. Find out all about visiting France in October, including the weather and top events.
Major Events in France in December 2013
France in December is magical with its scenes of bright lights, sparkling shop windows and those famous Christmas markets. And finally, the exciting skiing season starts with the resorts putting on all kinds of winter sports.
France Travel in March
March can be the last chance until late fall to visit France on a budget. This is the time to fly to France for airfare, hotel and package deals. The ski season is having its last busy month. There will be the first of the wonderful, inventive Easter candy displays in patisseries and chocolateries. And finally, down in the south of France along the Riviera, the Nice Carnival is at its height, while other Mediterranean towns are celebrating the end of winter and the beginning of Spring.
Paris and France Travel in February
February in France can be whatever you choose it to be. In the Pyrennees and the Alps, the slopes beckon as this is peak ski season. It may be cold in the north, but it’s pleasant on the Mediterranean. This is bargain time to fly to France, with airfares, hotel and package deals all on offer. The sales are still on and there's the fabulous Carnival celebrations. And as February is synomymous with romance, visit St. Valentin in Indres, or spend the time in the most romantic city in the world - Paris.
Events in France in December - Top December Events in France
In France, all the major cities and towns, and many smaller places too, have special events in December leading up to Christmas. Some, like Lyon's Festival of Light, are world famous; others are local events that you only discover when you are actually in the town. If you are holidaying in France over the Christmas period, check with the local...
What to See in France in September
September Events in Paris -- A Guide to the best September events in France, including exhibitions, festivals and other special events.
Paris and France Travel in January
Visit France in January and you’ll find half the country celebrating the ski season in the glorious, snow-covered Alps and the other half it seems, enjoying the semi-annual sales in Paris and other major cities.
Menton Lemon Festival 2013
Menton Lemon Festival is unique, celebrating citrus fruits with huge floats and constructions made up of oranges and lemons, transforming the elegant town into a vast garden.
France in December - Monthly Calendar and French Travel and Vacation Planner
December is the most magical and mesmerizing time to visit France. There are Christmas markets throughout the country, including the centuries-old Strasbourg market. Storefronts are decked in lights and delicate ribbons for the holidays. In the Pyrenees and Alps, the ski seasons are beginning to gain stea. Yes, it's cold, but this is also a...
10 Reasons to visit France in Winter
Planning a trip to France in the winter? It’s a great time to visit, so here’s what to expect. Check out all you need to know from cheaper airfares to winter sports, fun, festivals and Christmas fairs during the French holiday season.
The Best Christmas Markets in France
Christmas markets bring a wonderful sparkle to cities and towns of every size throughout France, even down in the south of France where the evenings are crisp but the days still warm. The colorful wooden stalls line the boulevards, streets and markets places, bringing a sense of excitement and anticipation.
France in May - Monthly Events Calendar and French Travel and Vacation Planner
May is one of the most popular month to visit France, and for good reason. The weather is warm, but still mild and comfortable. While there are crowds, they aren't at their summertime height. There are many events, festivals and activities to keep visitors busy. One event, the Cannes Film Festival, attracts celebrities and commoners from...
What to see and do in France in November 2012
November is a great month to visit France. Major exhibitions, food festivals and jazz are just a few of the things going on in November 2012 all through France. Remembrance Day on November 11th is a major public holiday; while the Christmas markets get going at the end of the month.
France in September - Monthly Calendar and French Travel and Vacation Planner
September is a simply divine month to visit France. The tourist season is winding down, but you still get most of the positive aspects of summertime like warm weather and extended hours at attractions. The prices at hotels and for airfare start to dip a little. Anyone who loves Paris in the springtime would have to adore it as fall starts to tinge the tips of the French leaves. Find out about the typical weather, events and festivals, packing tips and more.
France in November - Monthly Calendar and French Travel and Vacation Planner
November is an amazing and enchanting time to visit France. There are countless festivals and events to herald the arrival of the Beaujolais Nouveau wine. The leaves are changing colors, especially early in the month and in Northern France. Towards the end of the month, the Christmas markets start getting under way. Even expat Americans and Canadians in France can find ways to celebrate Thansgiving there. The best part of the crowds have dissipated and the hotel rates are dipping.
The Best Christmas Markets in North France in 2012
North France is famous for its Christmas Markets which are varied and exciting. Being so close to the U.K., they see many Brits traveling over the Channel to stock up on Christmas gifts, wine and food. Here is a guide to the top markets in northern France.
What to see and do in France in October
October Events in France -- A Guide to the best September events in France, including exhibitions, festivals and other special events.
France in June - Monthly Calendar and French Travel Planner
June is a wonderful time to visit France. Tourist are beginning to arrive but not in large numbers. The weather is beautiful. Attractions have longer hours and as always, the French put on festivals and events for every taste. Find out more about visiting France in June.
France in July - Monthly Calendar and French Travel Planner
July is a popular vacation month in France. Beach destinations are bustling, and outdoor markets are bursting with activity and produce. The Tour de France storms through the country. Bastille Day revelry is everywhere. Depending on your destination, the weather can be a bit too balmy. Find out about the typical weather, events and festivals,...
France in April- Monthly Events Calendar and French Travel and Vacation Planner
April is one of the finest months for visiting France. Spring is sprouting everything green and flowery to life. The country is lush and vibrant. This is a wonderful time to indulge in hiking, horseback riding and other outdoor adventures. Easter is celebrated, with its amazing candy displays appearing in candy shops and chocolateries. This is...
France in September
The days are warm but the air is fresher, the autumnal colors are beginning to show and there’s a wonderful feel of the last of the summer. France in September is one of the year’s best months to visit for its great festivals and events. Here is a guide to what to see, what to pack and what the weather might do. France in September ticks all the...
France in August - Monthly Calendar and French Travel Plan
August is normally a great vacation month, but in France (and especially in the north) it can be problematic. Most people get the month of August off in France, meaning you may find some shops are closed. Still, attractions are usually open and it can be a bit quieter than the rest of the year. Find out about the typical weather, events and...
France in October
A guide to visiting France and Paris in October. What to pack, what to look out for, what the weather might do and some highlights from a very busy French calendar.
Paris and France Monthly Events Calendar, Typical Weather and Trip Planner
No matter when you will visit France, be prepared for the national holidays, typical weather, major events and more. The month-by-month calendar and trip planner discusses the pros and cons for each month, month-specific packing tips and more. This is also a great guide to choosing the timing of your next French vacation.
France Travel in November
A Guide to France in November, what to pack, what weather to expect and some of the exciting festivals and events to look out for.
The Mimosa Festival on the French Riviera
The Mimosa Festival on the French Riviera runs from February 18th to 27th, 2011, filling the streets of Mandelieu-La Napoule for one of the south of France's big February events.
Limoux Carnaval 2011
Limoux Carnival in Languedoc-Roussillon is the world's longest running carnival. This year it's from January 30th to April 10th, 2011, bands playing traditional music and revellers in costumes fill the arcades.
Winter Sports with a Difference in France
Winter Sports with a Difference in France - Different Winter Sports in France
Christmas Illuminations in France
Illuminations in France - Cities with Illuminated Buildings in France
Normandy Impressionist Festival 2013 - Photographic Exhibitions
The 2013 Normandy Impressionist Festival is a vast event taking place in the whole of Normandy from April to the end of September. Over 600 exhibitions and events include several photographic exhibitions not to be missed.