Journées européennes du patrimoine (European Heritage Open Days) in France are 15-16 September 2012.
Throughout the weekend and across France, many galleries, museums and other buildings open their doors for free to celebrate local history and heritage.
The Basilica of Sainte-Clotilde, Reims
The 12 million visitors during the 2011 weekend confirmed that for
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a wine fair on the Moselle in France!
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Nancy Christmas Market (Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine) 30 November – 30 December 2012
The medieval town of Nancy hosts its celebrated market in the historic Place Maginot. A wide range of local specialties are on offer, from delicious fresh bread to spicy charcuterie and, for those with a sweet tooth, bergamot sweets (bonbons), macaroons and Mirabelle
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Velomagg in Montepellier (34 Herault, Languedoc-Roussillon) is another of the growing number of city bike hire schemes which have blossomed throughout France – and which potentially offer a different way of visiting many of France’s cities. It has also given employment to those creative people who dream up catchy logos and names for such schemes!
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