"A door to Provence in the middle of Paris:" From February 18, 2022 to January 1, 2023, the Atelier des Lumières in Paris takes us on an unusual journey through…

A true Normandy celebration of the three food products for which it is famous - Apples, Cider and Cheese - takes place in the Aboretum of Conches-en-Ouche (27 Eure, Normandie)…

A multi-faceted Arts Festival of Theatre, Music and Dance Les Francophonies en Limousin 25 September - 5 October 2019 mainly in Limoges (87 Haut Vienne, Nouvelle Aquitaine) A multi-cultural and…

The Chateau de Chantilly (60 Oise, Hauts de France) has most famously given its name of both Chantilly Lace and Chantilly Cream. It has been the home to a royal…

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 Normandy Cider Festival (journee de l'abre et du cidre, literally Day of the Tree and Cider) takes place at the Ecomusée in Saint Cyr-la-Rosiere (61 Orne, Normandie) on 1…

On the weekend of 26 - 28 October 2018, the bastide village of Labastide d'Armagnac (40 Landes, Nouvelle Aquitaine) celebrates the local tipple - Armagnac with Armagnac-en-Fête! In the Place…

In the modern and attractive Languedoc city of Montpellier (34 Hérault, Occitanie) there is an additional reason to visit in Autumn - the Montpellier Guitar Festival Internationales Guitare (14 September…

Strange as it sounds there is a Basque Cake Festival (Fête du Gateau Basque) held every year in Cambo-les-Bains (64 Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) 5 - 6 October 2019: Gâteau Basque…

There are 3 major Jazz Festivals in Paris every year: Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Pré (Spring) Paris Jazz Festival (Summer) Jazz à la Villette (Autumn) The Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés festival takes place…

Mende, (48 Lozère, Occitanie) does not often get a mention being somewhat off the main routes out of the Languedoc, and now bypassed by the A75 autoroute (la Meridienne) which…

The small, pretty village of Labastide d'Armagnac (40 Landes , Nouvelle Aquitaine) is the venue for an annual Armagnac Festival (Armagnac en fête )in the Place Royale in Autumn -…

The town of Joigny (29 Yonne, BFC) celebrates the wine harvest with its annual Joigny Wine Fair (Fête des Vendanges) on 13 October 2019 Held in the covered market (Marché…

  Chusclan and neighbouring Laudun (30 Gard, Occitanie) is one of the Côtes du Rhône villages entitled to add its village name to the wine label: Côtes du Rhône Villages…

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At Sainte-Opportune-la-Mare (27 Eure, Normandie) between Pont-Audemer and the Tancarville Bridge there will be a Normandy Apple Festival (Fete de la Pomme) on the first Sunday in October, i.e. 6…