Provençal Christmas traditions are rooted in both charming local customs and historical religious rituals. During this festive season, called Calendale, villages throughout Provence host Christmas Markets, Santons Fairs, Lighting Festivals and Tours of Nativity Scenes, leading up to Le Gros Souper on Christmas Eve and Les Treize desserts following Midnight Mass.
Do you wonder what is going to be trendy and stylish for Christmas decors of 2018? When it comes to Christmas decoration the old saying – something new, something old… or in this case something vintage and something recycled is quite spot on.
For the third consecutive year, Sextant won a new award: “Real Estate Agency France” at the 2018 European Property Awards.
For the third consecutive year, Sextant is collecting an Award for Real Estate Agency France at the 2018 European Property Awards.
Today is October the 5th and it is Sextant’s birthday ! The story began in 2005 in London, when two Frenchmen, Matthieu Cany and Brice Bonato, wanted to promote French real estate to Anglo-Saxon clients. They then created Sextant Properties in 2005.
The tradition of carving faces into vegetables dates to the Celts. As part of their autumnal celebration, they wanted to light the way to their homes for the good spirits, so they carved faces into vegetables such as turnips and squash. A light was placed within the hollowed out vegetable.
After the summer holidays Parisians gear up for a variety of cultural and festive outings. September is a great time to visit the French capital and enjoy the pleasant autumn weather. Autumn brings a host of vibrant events to match the spectacular array of colour on trees.
Bastille Day is a day of celebrations of French culture. Many large-scale public events are held, including a military parade in Paris, as well as communal meals, dances, parties and fireworks.
The month of May is the finest time to move out of the house. The spirits of the people are usually high as this is the time for bank holidays. These are the finest events to make the best of the fun-filled month.
Light, dark, milked, sweetened, unsweetened, semisweet, premelted – there are numerous options available for a chocolate lover. If you have a sweet tooth, then this article will make your mouth water, as you will uncover the best shops in Paris, which have the power to transport you to a magical world of chocolates.