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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.
"Joan Miró: the color of my dreams" exhibition in Paris
Until 4 February
75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy
Until 31 December
The Distinction Palace
In France, hotel rankings highlight the exceptional 5-star hotels by elevating them to ‘palace’…
General information and practical conversions
Currency, electrical voltage, units of measurement... useful day-to-day information for your stay…
Let’s conquer the Alps! Scale Mont Blanc or dip your toes in a crystal-clear mountain lake.
Run through the Vanoise National Park with ibex and chamois. Recharge your batteries in Evian-les-Bains, go skiing in Val d’Isère and stroll beside Annecy's picture-perfect canals.
Come evening, tuck into greedy portions of sumptuous tartiflettes, raclette and croziflette, and warm icy hands around a vin chaud.
Spa and wellbeing
Palaces de France, immerse yourself in French…
The Palaces de France have thrown open their doors. Immerse yourself in a unique world of luxury…
Plaza Athénée, Cheval Blanc Courchevel, Le Meurice
Avoriaz: 3 new places that’ll raise your…
At the heart of the Alps, the ski resort of Avoriaz is like no other: here, there are no cars. A…
Gastronomy at 2,500 metres
Behind the scenes at a high-altitude restaurant…
At the heart of the Val Thorens ski area in the Alps, we spent a day at Chalet de la Marine, a…
Annecy Paysages Festival of Art
Until September 2
5 ways to feel on top of the world at the K2…
It takes its name from the world’s second highest peak, and the dream objective of any…
Holidays for those in the know: on the trail of…
Les Arcs ski resort, with 260 miles of piste and views of Mont Blanc, is celebrating its 50th…
The Alps: 7 ways to enjoy the snow without skiing
The mountains aren’t just about skiing – every season, resorts push their creative boundaries to…