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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.
"Joan Miró: the color of my dreams" exhibition in Paris
Until 4 February
The Festival of Lights (Fête des Lumières) in Lyon
Find yourself in Lyon
Until 9 December
The Distinction Palace
In France, hotel rankings highlight the exceptional 5-star hotels by elevating them to ‘palace’…
General information and practical conversions
Currency, electrical voltage, units of measurement... useful day-to-day information for your stay…
En route to the Dordogne! Enjoy dinner at the restaurants of all the Toques du Périgord chefs, travel along the Route du Foie Gras, and taste Limousin apples and Bergerac wines.
Learn how to tell your stalactites from your stalagmites in Padirac cave, and wonder at the Lascaux cave art. Then visit Milandes chateau, where once lived Joséphine Baker, queen of the music hall.
Then take your canoes all the way to Rocamadour to see the Black Madonna and sample some fine cheese!
Cabbage stuffed with truffles, by Michelin…
Stéphane Chambon, chef of the starred restaurant “Pont de l’Ouysse”, not far from Rocamadour in the…
10 reasons to visit Sarlat and the Dordogne Valley
Less than 3 hours away from Bordeaux or Toulouse, the Dordogne Valley is an outstanding destination…
Rent a house-boat and cruise on the river Lot
The Lot (one of the most beautiful rivers in France ) winds its way through enchanting countryside…
Notre-Dame de Paris: practical information and…