2016 Events in France

What's On In France

Nice Carnival

12 - 28 February 2016

The main winter event on the French Riviera and one of the major carnivals in…

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Cannes Film Festival

11 - 22 May 2016

The Cannes Film Festival is one of the most renowned film festivals in the world.…

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French Open

22 May to 5 June 2016

Together with Wimbledon, the Australian Open and the US Open, the French Open…

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Fete de la Musique

21 June 2016

Every year on the summer solstice, Paris hosts amateur and professional musicians…

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Tour de France

2 - 24 July 2016

What started off as a far-fetched, unimaginable idea dreamed up by two gentlemen…

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Bastille Day Celebrations

14 July 2016

France's most important national holiday, Bastille Day commemorates the beginning…

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Paris Plage (Beach)

Mid-July to mid-August annually

Two thousand tons of sand and some palm trees is all that is needed to annually…

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Le Salon du Chocolat

28 October to 1 November 2016

An annual festival in celebration of chocolate is a dream come true for chocoholics,…

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