Fête de la Musique 2016

Each year, French people invade streets and places of cities and villages of France to listen freely professional or amateur musicians. Initiated in 1982 by Jack Lang, the former Minister of Culture, this popular event gathers millions of people everywhere in France and abroad.

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Guide to local festivals in Mayenne

The festivals that will take place in the department and to visit our seducing houses for sale!

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Saint-Ouen flea market: the new chic area of Paris

. Each year, no fewer than 5 million visitors walk around the stalls and covered boutiques of the Saint-Ouen flea market. This Aladdin’s cave of treasures attracts antique lovers who come to seek unique pieces that they can’t get anywhere else. Since opening in 1885, the Saint-Ouen flea market has grown to become one of […]

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Why is Antibes so popular among Brits?

Over the past two centuries, it’s as if British people have invaded the Côte d’Azur, creating a real parallel society. Probably to flee the rain and cold of Blighty, they particularly like the South of France. For many, the French Riviera is the perfect area to enjoy the sun and warmth of the beautiful country […]

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The countryside comes to Paris!

When you think of the French countryside, certain images may spring to mind: vast sunflower fields, rolling hills, fresh water springs, and the sight of grazing cows in the Limousin.

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Top 6 things to do on Valentine’s Day in Paris

Originally a Christian feast day, the 14th of February is the day to celebrate love.

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Mardi-Gras – Pancake Tuesday

Mardi-Gras, known as Fat Tuesday in French, marks the beginning of Lent. It is synonymous with carnivals, colours, masks, confetti and parties! Discover our Top 7 places to go in France to celebrate it!

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Top 5 places to spend Christmas in France

It’s the plus merveilleux time of the year, have you ever thought of spending it in the plus merveilleux country in the world? Here’s our list of the top places to spend Christmas in France, do let us know if you’re spending it anywhere exciting that hasn’t made our list!

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Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!

It’s Beaujolais Nouveau time!

It’s that time of year again, Beaujolais Nouveau day is just around the corner! When the clock strikes midnight on 19th November, this year’s Beaujolais Nouveau vintage will be uncorked, served and sold all over the world.

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Happy Halloween!

Where can you celebrate Halloween in France this year?

Long established in Ireland, the UK and the US, it would be fair to say that Halloween is not quite as widely celebrated in France as abroad. However, change is afoot, albeit slowly, and each year more events crop up for young and old alike to celebrate the autumnal feast. We’ve made a round-up of […]

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