La Rochelle Jazz Festival (Jazz entre les deux Tours) in October 12 - 15 October 2023 (translated as Jazz between the 2 Towers, the 2 towers being the 2 towers…

A Normandie Whelk Festival (Foire aux Bulots) takes place in the small coastal village of Pirou (50 Manche., Normandie) 27 - 28 April 2024 Over two days festivities will include…

Aix les Bains Aix-les-Bains (73 Savoie, ARA) hosts a summer Rock music festival  Musilac 10 - 13 July 2024 on the lakeside esplanade - see www.musilac.com The town styles itself as…

The Normandy port of Port-en-Bessin-Huppain (14 Calvados, Normandie) holds its Scallop Festival (Le Gout du Large) 12 - 13 November 2022. Held in the biggest Scallop port in Normandie -…

The Normandy Tourist Board has published some stunning video of the magical Mont Saint Michel: an Island once more at the recent high tides: See more on Le Mont Saint-Michel…

Just south of la Rochelle the resort of Châtelaillon-Plage (17 Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle Aquitaine) on the Atlantic coast is an ideal location for a Kite and Wind Festival (Festival de cerf-volant…

Dunkerque is becoming a popular destination for cross-channel travellers with the regular ferry service from DFDS now offering 24 crossings a day. Although the crossing from Dover takes a little…

The Saint Pierre des Marins Festival takes place on the first weekend of February 3- 5 February 2024 in Fécamp and features a street parade and boat blessing! - see…

Caen (14, Calvados, Normandy) is a major French port and a cross-channel ferry port - but, of course, the Ferry docks at Ouistreham which is on the coast, whilst the…

Those folks on the French Riveria really know how to make us northern Europeans envious of their benign climate - February witnesses a whole series of festivals (Menton Lemons, Nice…