Each year viewers of a French TV series vote for their favourite village in France. In 2019, many viewers voted for the winner: Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue (50 Manche, Normandie) which lies on…

La Rochelle (17 Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle Aquitaine) celebrates its maritime heritage in the autumn with a major Boat Show (Salon Nautique) - Le Grand Pavois 18-23 September 2019 -see www.grand-pavois.com/ La…

A Normandie Whelk Festival (Foire aux Bulots) takes place in the small coastal village of Pirou (50 Manche, Normandie) 25 - 26 April 2020. Over two days festivities will include…

Aix les Bains In Spring the town of Aix-les-Bains (73 Savoie, ARA) holds its Venice Carnival (Parade Venetienne) on  22 March 2020 - parades, masks, exhibitions in the streets of…

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…

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 6 February 2022 in Fécamp and features a street parade and boat blessing! - see www.ville-fecamp.fr…

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…