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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.
Van Gogh at the Atelier des Lumières in Paris
Until 31 December
75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy
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…
Passport, driving licence, swimsuit. Are you forgetting something? Here's where you'll find all you need to know before you set off for France.
Getting to France
Coming to France by train
Coming to France by train or planning to travel by train in the country? All you need to know to…
Introducing Qantas Dreamliner
For the first time ever in aviation history Qantas is connecting Australia and the UK with direct…
Explore the French Rivera and beyond
Nice, a combination of sea, city and mountains
Situated on the shores of the Mediterranean, Nice…
Why travel by Train in Europe
Travelling by train in Europe is the simplest, most convenient and cost effective way to travel…
Travel through France with Rail Europe
Dreaming of France...
Imagine the allure of a place so captivating, and teaming with new tastes and…
Fly to Champagne with Mumm
Fly with Air France from Australia to France
Air France, a global airline with the French touch.
Air France focuses on unparalleled standards of…
Welcome to Monaco
Welcome - bienvenue, benvenuti - to Monaco, the jewel of the French Riviera.
A tiny principality…
The Crit'Air anti-pollution vehicle sticker
In 2016, France set up restricted traffic zones (ZCR) that are passable only with an appropriate…
Customs and Visas
How do you obtain a VISA for a stay in France – and what are the customs procedures?
"Bohème, notre jeunesse" at the Opéra Comique in Paris
Until July 17
"Matisse et Picasso, la comédie du modèle" exhibition at the Matisse Museum in Nice
Until September 29
Grand Prix Formula 1 at the Castellet in France
Until June 23