France Monthly Calendar and Trip Planner
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.
France in February - Monthly Calendar and Trip Planner
February is an ideal time to visit France if you are a snow sports enthusiast. Yes, it's cold, but this is also a bargain time to fly to France, with airfare, hotel and package deals galore. The annual Carnaval, or Mardi Gras, celebrations begin. Besides, what could be more romantic than spending Valentine's Day in Paris?
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 January - Monthly Calendar and French Travel and Vacation Planner
January is a unique time to visit France. The Christmas shopping season is over, but the country's semi-annual goverment-regulated sales begin. In the Pyrenees and Alps, the ski seasons are beginning to gain steam as snowfall increases. Yes, it's cold, but this is also a bargain time to fly to France, with airfare, hotel and package deals galore.
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.
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.
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...
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 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.
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...
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.
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 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.
Events in France in December 2012
Visiting France in December sends a thrill through all of us. Bright lights and sparkling trees; Christmas markets; the skiing season starting and events like ice driving trophies keep everyone happy.
France in March - Monthly Events Calendar and French Travel and Vacation Planner
March can be the last chance until late fall to visit France on a budget, find hot package deals and avoid tourist swarms. Sure, it can still be a bit cold, but this is also a bargain time to fly to France, with airfare, hotel and package deals galore. The first of the incredible and amazing Easter candy displays begin to appear in candy shops...
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.
Christmas Illuminations in France
Illuminations in France - Cities with Illuminated Buildings in 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.
Winter Sports with a Difference in France
Winter Sports with a Difference in France - Different Winter Sports in France
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...
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.