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    In Eastern France, the two biggest festive events in the winter calendar are the Christmas market in Strasbourg and the Saint-Nicolas festival in Nancy. The Saint-Nicolas festival is a traditional event typical of the Lorraine region which is celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm. Although...
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    Festival of Lights in Lyon: between tradition and modernity History tells us that in 1643, Lyon  made a vow to build a statue of the Virgin Mary if she spared the city from the scourge of the plague.  A vow was made... and the promise kept. Centuries later, the city commemorates it with 4...
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    Discover the artisanal city of Besançon, home to some of the most beautiful Christmas festivities 30 November to 24 December Father Christmas couldn’t miss out on the resort town of Besançon! The capital of the department of Franche-Comté holds a Children’s Christmas Village each year in the Place...
 
 
 
 

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