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Modigliani in Lille

The Lille Métropole Museum of Modern, Contemporary and Outsider Art (LaM) is to stage a ….

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Top attractions in France

EU citizens under the age of 26 get free entry into most of France’s national ….

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Dunkirk Celebrations and Operation Dynamo

2015 marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Dunkirk and Operation Dynamo. To commemorate ….

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Dunkerque and Gravelines

Dunkerque is becoming a popular destination for cross-channel travellers with the regular ferry service from ….

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The Great War Revisited

Vimy Canadian memorial

With 2014 seeing the centenary of the outbreak of the ….

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Dunkerque’s Wine, beer and artisan food fair weekend

Head to Dunkerque for their wine, beer and food festival weekend ….

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Cassel Bagpipes Festival

A French Bagpipe Festival! ….

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Lille Beach

Lille (59 Nord, Hauts-de-France) has joined ranks of inland French towns and cities which create ….

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Lille’s Soup Festival

yes – a soup festival! ….

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Paris-Roubaix Cycle Race

murderous one day cycle race ….

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Arleux Garlic Festival

The village of Arleux (59 Nord, Hauts de France) just south of Douai holds its ….

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Art in Lille

The northern French city of Lille is one of my favourites for a weekend break ….

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Lille’s Christmas Market

Lille‘s Christmas Market officially takes place from 23 November – 30 December 2018 (although the ….

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Le weekend in…. Lille

With such easy access from the UK by road or Eurostar Lille (59 Nord, Hauts ….

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France-emotion – Great photos of French cities

Featured at the France Show was a fascinating display of images sponsored by the London ….

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French Christmas Market in Arras

Arras Christmas Market (Pas-de-Calais, Haurs de France) runs 30 November – 30 December 2018

Arras, ….

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Lille’s Christmas celebrations

Lille Christmas Market has to be worth a trip – at any time of year ….

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Train or Plane to the French Riviera?

In this environmentally-aware age, there are new considerations when planning your trip to France – ….

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Paris Roubaix Cycle Race

The annual one day Paris-Roubaix cycle race takes place on an April Sunday (see Paris-Roubaix ….

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Visiting northern France

It is inevitable that Northern France is redolent with memories of the two World Wars ….

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