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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.

Things to do

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France 

Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

Delectable Paris!

Bring your appetite along on your Parisian escapade. From discoveries of food markets to cooking classes with expert chefs to savouring French food at brasseries, bistros or even Parisian homes, a lot waits to be devoured on the "Made in Paris" culinary special!

A Meal With a View

Toast to Parisian monuments either aboard a leisurely dinner cruise on the Seine or onboard the gourmet bus - Bustronome that takes you on a discovery of Paris. Devour the sumptuous sights of iconic monuments as you tuck into a delicious spread well complemented with wine! Bon Appétit!

Decoding French Gastronomy

Unravel the secrets of French cuisine at a cooking class or with a celebrated chef. Sign up for a course that cathches your fancy at any of Paris' coveted institutions such as Le Cordon Bleu, L'Ecole de Cuisine Alain Ducasse, La Maison Le Notre and others. The Foodist offers you cooking courses and enhabces the experience with stories that narrate the history of French cuisine making for an interesting session!

Gourmet Trails

Sign up for a foodie trail that takes you across delectable Paris. Meeting the French offers you a variety of options ranging from guided gourmet tours with chefs in Les Halles/Montorgeuil, Montmartre, St Germain de Pres and other Parisian districts, a delicious chocolate walk on Paris' right bank, courses from baking and breaking bread with a baker, to learning the art of making macarons and other French specialities. For an authentic experience, take on one of their Dinner with French hosts - experience that has you savouring authentic French cuisine at a Parisian home.

The Sweeter Side of Paris

If dessert is what you look forward to, then Paris tempts you with some ''must-visit" addresses that are sure to please your palate. Include a stop at Pierre Hermé or Ladurée for the beat in colourful and flavourful macarons. For an encounter with the best in éclairs, make many a pit-stop at the L'Atelier d'Eclair de genie dedicated to éclairs. An authentic experience awaits at the legendary tea-room Angelina's.

Do Not Miss

Wine Tasting at De Vinis Illustribus and champagne tasting at the Dilletantes

Gourmet meals at iconic restaurants such as Café de la Paix, La Diane and the two emblematic restaurants by Alain Ducasse at the Meurice and Plaza Athénée.

Shopping for epicurean delights at Galeries Lafayette's Maison and Gourmet store dedicated to all things culinary.