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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.
Celebrating 500 years since the Renaissance in the Loire Valley
Until 31 December
Cannes Film Festival
Until 25 May
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!
The Dordogne Valley: what to do, what to see…
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Truffle markets in the Dordogne Valley
Until March 12
Going to France by plane