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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.
Van Gogh at the Atelier des Lumières in Paris
Until 31 December
Christmas Markets in Alsace
Until 30 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…
Passport, driving licence, swimsuit. Are you forgetting something? Here's where you'll find all you need to know before you set off for France.
Getting to France
Coming to France by train
Coming to France by train or planning to travel by train in the country? All you need to know to…
The Crit'Air anti-pollution vehicle sticker
In 2016, France set up restricted traffic zones (ZCR) that are passable only with an appropriate…
Customs and Visas
How do you obtain a VISA for a stay in France – and what are the customs procedures?
Going to France by plane
France has one of the best transport infrastructures in the world, allowing easy access to the…
Travelling around French towns and cities
Several French cities (Paris, of course, but also Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse,…
Travelling in France
Driving licence, certificate of insurance, rules... all you need to know to drive in France.
"Bohème, notre jeunesse" at the Opéra Comique in Paris
Until July 17
"Matisse et Picasso, la comédie du modèle" exhibition at the Matisse Museum in Nice
Until September 29
Grand Prix Formula 1 at the Castellet in France
Until June 23