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Castres Carnaval

The town of Castres (81 Tarn, Occitanie) celebrates the end of Lent with a Carnaval ….

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Royal Saltworks

In 1982, the Royal Saltworks (Saline Royale) at Arc-et-Senans (25 Doubs, BCF) was included ….

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Brittany Photo Festival and Yves Rocher

La Gacilly, (56 Morbihan, Bretagne) is synonymous with the late Yves Rocher who created and ….

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Pau’s Historic Grand Prix

The Pyrenean city of Pau (64 Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) is home to 2 motor racing ….

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New Lascaux Cave replica to open

On 15 December 2016, French President François Hollande will open a new replica of the ….

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Medieval Festival Chateau Ganne, La Pommeraye

As part of the celebrations for the 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings in ….

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White Pudding Festival – Rethel

26 April 2016 the town of Rethel (o8 Ardennes, Grand Est) celebrates its famous White ….

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Brouage Fort – Charentes

The Fort of Brouage (La place forte de Brouage) was originally constructed by a local ….

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Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde

The Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde (La basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde) is in Marseille (13 Bouches-du-Rhône, PACA)

Suspended ….

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Ouistreham Seafood Festival

Ouistreham (14 Calvados, Normandie) is known to many as the port of arrival/departure for Brittany ….

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Port-en-Bessin Scallop Festival

The Normandy port of Port-en-Bessin-Huppain (14 Calvados, Normandie) holds its Scallop Festival (Le Gout du ….

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Historic Arras , Capital of the Artois

Arras (62 Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais) in one of those places which many of us speed past ….

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Pont l’Eveque Cheese Fair

Normandy is rightly famed for its cheeses, and the town of Pont l’Eveque celebrates its ….

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Chablis Wine Festival

The pretty village of Chablis (89 Yonne, BFC) celebrates its iconic wine with a Wine ….

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Transat Jacques Vabre : Le Havre

Every two years a major transatlantic yacht race starts in Le Havre (76 Seine-Maritime, Normandie) ….

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Paris Honey Festival

Paris is proud of its gardens and hosts an annual Garden Festival Fete des Jardins ….

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Pyrenees Cheese Festival

The village of Laruns (64 Pyrenées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) in the Ossau Valley celebrates with a ….

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Burgundy Truffle Festival

In the village of Is-sur-Tille (21 Côte d’Or, BFC) there is an annual Burgundy Truffle ….

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Northern Rhone Wine Fair

The wine town of Ampuis (69 Rhône, ARA) celebrates the wines of the northern Rhône ….

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Royan – Music Festival on the beach!

20 – 26 July 2019 The Atlantic resort of Royan (17 Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle ….

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