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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on. In light of the measures France has taken concerning coronavirus, we advise readers to consult the relevant organiser's website for specific updates on each event.
Cindy Sherman exhibition at the Louis Vuitton Foundation, Paris
Until 3 January
Manifesta 13, Marseille
Until 29 November
Coronavirus COVID-19: the situation in France
Consult French government recommendations on the travel and health measures in place.
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.
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…
Going to France by plane
France has one of the best transport infrastructures in the world, allowing easy access to the…
Customs and Visas
How do you obtain a VISA for a stay in France – and what are the customs procedures?
Travelling around French towns and cities
Several French cities (Paris, of course, but also Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse,…
Normandy Impressionist Festival
From 4 July to 15 November 2020
Lille: World Design Capital in 2020
From 9 September to 31 December 2020
Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at the Louvre, Paris
From 24 October 2019 to 24 February 2020