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Festivals and Traditional Events in France

France: Festivals - Cannes Film Festival

France like most European countries offers many annual festivals that are important to the culture.
You will find that wine, films, carnivals, and sports are all occasions to have festivals.
The festivals in France happen throughout the year.
When considering the France festivals like Tour de France, which is in July, then the Beaujolais Nouveau Festival in November you will find many fascinating events to attend no matter when you travel to France.
Some of the festivals are closed doors like the Cannes Film Festival, but they still offer you a great view of some of your favorite celebrities.

Beaujolais Nouveau’s Release

France: Festivals - Beaujolais

Are you ready to celebrate wine on your vacation to France? If you are looking for a festival in France during your visit you may wish to plan on November.
The third Thursday in ...
Beaujolais Nouveau’s Release

Cannes Film Festival

France: Festivals - Cannes Film Festival

While the Cannes Film Festival of France is a closed event to the public it can offer tourists some of the most fun trying to spot celebrities.
The event occurs in Cannes France ...
Cannes Film Festival

Mardi Gras

France: Festivals - Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is not just a New Orleans, LA festival.
In fact Mardi Gras originated in France.
This France celebration is in honor of the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday.
It ...
Mardi Gras

Nice Carnival

France: Festivals - Nice Carnival

Nice France is the host to one of the many carnivals in the country.
The France Nice Carnival is a ten day celebration filled with parades, concerts, and theater.
Most of the ...
Nice Carnival

Tour de France

France: Festivals - Tour de France

When you are interested in bicycling you can’t help, but want to take a part of action as the audience for this special event in France.
The Tour de France is an annual event that ...
Tour de France