Visit France in January and you’ll find half the country celebrating the ski season in the glorious, snow-covered mountainous Alps and the other half it seems, enjoying the semi-annual sales. Jack Frost might be nipping at your fingers, but it’s a good time for bargains—on airfares, hotels, and package deals.
Though the days are shorter and there’s a tinge of winter in the air, France events in November will be gathering steam. It may be chilly but you can bundle up and enjoy a thrilling day trip to Champagne, Loire Valley or even Mont Saint Michel.
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.
One annual event that keeps the sport lovers on the edge of their seats is the Tour de France. It is a world class cycling competition that takes place on the French soil every year. It is a prestigious event and cyclists from all over the world aspire to take part in this championship.
Are you planning on visiting France anytime soon? If you are in France on the 14th of July, then you will be able to enjoy the festivities of the Bastille Day. It is the French National Day and is celebrated with a lot of pomp and grandeur.
The popular resort on the French riviera is poised on the border with Italy. It is also just 4 miles away from Monaco. Being at the crossroads of regions, you can imagine that such a picturesque spot would be coveted by all parties involved, and it was.
Alsace has always been a dear region to Sextant. Not only it boasts beautiful landscapes and scenery, it is also home to lively folklore, a rich cuisine and vivid wines – what we appreciate above all is its joie de vivre.