Médoc Marathon
September 07, 2018
MEDOC. NEAR BORDEAUX. There is no other Marathon like the Marathon du Médoc, a race that is notorious for its rare blend of wine tasting and marathon running. The region's world-famous chateaux - inc[...]
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 Rock en Seine
August 24, 2018
SAINT-CLOUD. NEAR PARIS. Set amongst famed French landscape architect Andre Le Notre’s gardens of the former royal estate of Saint-Cloud, this rock festival is an event with a gathering reputation. F[...]
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 Le Mans Classic
July 06, 2018
LE MANS. Le Mans Classic is one of the four major classic car events in the world. This edition will bring together 1 000 drivers from 25 countries driving 400 historic cars which competed in the 24 [...]
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 Classical music in chateaux
July 03, 2018
MEDOC. NEAR BORDEAUX. Les Estivales is a music festival offering to young classical musicians and singers the chance to perform in some of the most beautiful chateaux and wineries of Médoc, near Bord[...]
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 Diamond League
June 30, 2018
PARIS. Seventh stage of the 2018 Diamond League, the Meeting de Paris will bring together top international and French athletes such as Christian Coleman, Nafitassou Thiam, Renaud Lavillenie, Christ[...]
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 Paris Jazz Festival
June 30, 2018
PARIS. The 2018 Paris Jazz Festival takes place over four weekends and eight concerts are on the agenda. They feature well-known artists such as Hugh Coltman, Mark Eliyahu Ensemble, Erci Seva, Franck[...]
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 Natural Games
June 28, 2018
MILLAU. AVEYRON. The town of Millau hosts the Natural Games, an event dedicated to seven outdoor activities : paragliding, climbing, kayak, canoe, slackline, stand-up paddle and mountain bike. Based [...]
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 Vienne Jazz Festival
June 28, 2018
VIENNE. ISERE DEPARTMENT. Like every year the Vienne Jazz Festival offers a gigantic program. Great names such as Selah Sue, Marcus Miller, Angélique Kidjo, Ibrahim Maalouf, Gilberto Gil, Jeff Beck, [...]
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 Board games
June 23, 2018
PARIS. Devoted to board games, the Paris est Ludique festival enables visitors to discover a wide diversity of ancient and modern board games during an entire weekend. Animated by associations, game [...]
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 Anjou velo vintage
June 22, 2018
SAUMUR, LOIRE VALLEY. All vintage and old bicycles enthusiasts will enjoy “Anjou velo vintage” the highlight of which is a bike ride taking place on the Sunday and only open to people with bicycle da[...]
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 Hellfest
June 22, 2018
CLISSON, NEAR NANTES. Biggest and best French festival of extreme music, Hellfest is dedicated to heavy metal, hard rock, punk and hardcore music. Many famous international bands come every year and [...]
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 Minerals and gems
June 21, 2018
SAINTE-MARIE-AUX-MINES. ALSACE. Held in Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, in the heart of the Vosges mountains, Mineral & Gem is the second largest mineral-fossil-gem show in Europe and the best in France. It [...]
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 Opera in a Roman theatre
June 20, 2018
ORANGE. PROVENCE. Among the opera and classical music festivals, no one in the word has a better setting than the Orange’s Chorégies. Lyrical and musical performances indeed take place in a perfectly[...]
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 French Oaks
June 17, 2018
CHANTILLY, NEAR PARIS. Also known as the French Oaks, the Prix de Diane is one of the world most famous flat horse races. Open to three year old thoroughbred fillies, it is run over a distance of 2 1[...]
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 24 Hours of Le Mans
June 16, 2018
LE MANS. A mythical event in the racing world, the 24 Hours of Le Mans tests the drivers' skill, the cars' performance and the endurance of both. Once again the race attracts the world’s best drivers[...]
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 Carmen, open-air opera
June 15, 2018
FRANCE. Georges Bizet’s most famous piece, “Carmen” will be performed at six exceptional venues around France in June, July and September. Performances will take place at the Parc de Sceaux near Pari[...]
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 Bordeaux Wine Festival
June 14, 2018
BORDEAUX. Held every two years in celebration of wine, “Bordeaux Fête le Vin” is an event set along the 2km stretch of the Garonne River waterfront. Its main feature is a wine trail where visitors ca[...]
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 Medieval festival
June 09, 2018
PROVINS. NEAR PARIS. During a weekend the medieval town of Provins plunges you back into the atmosphere of the 13th century trade fairs when merchants from all over Europe used to meet there. Troubad[...]
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 Nohant Romantic Festival
June 09, 2018
NOHANT. INDRE DEPARTMENT. Held in the village where romantic novelist George Sand and pianist Frédéric Chopin lived, this festival consists of piano recitals, concerts, talks and master classes. Reci[...]
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 Rose days
June 08, 2018
CHAALIS, NEAR PARIS. A not-to-be-missed event for amateurs and professional gardeners and rose lovers, the Rose Days brings together nurserymen and rose growers selling their best plants and giving p[...]
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 The Freedom Race
June 08, 2018
CAEN AND D-DAY BEACHES. The Courants de la Liberté are organized every year to remember and honor the memory of those who lost their lives on the Normandy beaches on June 6th,1944. This event consist[...]
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 Cave day
June 06, 2018
FRANCE. Guided and themed tours, opening of areas usually close to the public, slacklining over an abyss, tours following the footsteps of the first explorers, demonstrations of prehistoric flint too[...]
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 Burgundy wine tasting
June 03, 2018
AUXERRE. More than a hundred winemakers representing all appellations from the Yonne department (Bourgogne Coulanges-la-Vineuse, Bourgogne Epineuil, Bourgogne Vézelay, Irancy, Saint-Bris, Chablis,..)[...]
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 Dances for everyone
June 03, 2018
PARIS. From 2pm to 10pm, thirty dance companies performing dozens of different dance styles offer forty-two free shows held in Bercy Village and in the Bercy park. Called “Entrez dans la danse”, this[...]
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 Ephemeral gardens
June 03, 2018
WESSERLING. ALSACE. A reminder of the textile industry in Alsace, the former Wesserling factory boasts one of the finest gardens in this region. Here, visitors can discover an English-style garden, M[...]
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 Historical festivities
June 03, 2018
VAUX-LE-VICOMTE. NEAR PARIS. Vaux-le-Vicomte castle plunges into the past with a 17th – 18th century dressed up feast and lunch on the grass in the French style garden. In the afternoon many activiti[...]
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 Prix du Jockey Club
June 03, 2018
CHANTILLY, NEAR PARIS. Held at the Chantilly racecourse, the Prix du Jockey Club stands out as one of the leading events of the flat racing season. The finest 3-year-old colts team up with the very b[...]
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 Photographic fair
June 02, 2018
BIEVRES, NEAR PARIS. The Bièvres International Photographic Fair is a Mecca for camera collectors and fans of vintage photography. Its main attraction is an antique and second-hand market featuring m[...]
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 Fireworks over the Pont du Gard
June 01, 2018
PONT DU GARD. NEAR NIMES. Groupe F, a company specializing in firework displays designed as a complete spectacle sets the Pont du Gard alights on five evenings. Just after nightfall, a 35 mn long pyr[...]
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 Gourmet hike
June 01, 2018
BELLEGARDE, GARD DEPARTMENT. Vignes Toquées is a 7 kilometres long hike through the vineyards of the Costières de Nîmes appellation punctuated with six stops where participants can enjoy fine dishes [...]
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 Paris Beer Week
June 01, 2018
PARIS. Dedicated to craft beer this event features over 150 tastings, brewer meetings, workshops, home-brewing demonstrations, and lessons in food pairings taking place throughout Paris. The highligh[...]
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 Garden festival
May 31, 2018
PARIS. « Jardins Jardin » is a garden festival aimed at inner city gardeners. It features displays of micro-jardins (or ‘pocket gardens’), an outdoor design space, talks, workshops, and over 100 stan[...]
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 From Paris to Saint-Germain
May 27, 2018
PARIS. The Paris – SaintGermain-en-Laye foot race is a 20 km long competition starting from the Bois de Boulogne and finishing on the terrace of Saint-Germain-en-Laye castle. Leaving Paris to the Wes[...]
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 Medieval weekend
May 26, 2018
SEDAN. ARDENNES DEPARTMENT. For a weekend Sedan beats to the rhythm of Middle-Age as its fortress hosts a medieval military camps where soldiers train and offer introduction to weapons handling, arch[...]
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 The world of liquors
May 26, 2018
FRANCE. Chartreuse, Cointreau, Grand Marnier, Verveine, Gentiane, Bénédictine,… More than thirty companies producing liquors from plants, roots, peels and berries open their door to the public. Visi[...]
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 Wines from the Loire valley
May 26, 2018
TOURS. Vitiloire brings together nearly 150 winemakers coming from all the wine appellations of the Loire Valley : Sancerre, Vouvray, Chinon, Anjou, Saumur, Muscadet and so on. This event also featur[...]
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 Cité Internationale’s student party
May 25, 2018
PARIS. As every year, the students living at the Paris Cité Internationale Universitaire organize a weekend long party to celebrate the end of their stay. This event features video and dance shows, s[...]
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 Saint-Germain Jazz Festival
May 24, 2018
PARIS. The love affair between jazz and Saint-Germain-des-Près goes back to the post-War years when Boris Vian, Miles Davis, Sidney Bechet and Duke Ellington introduced France to New Orleans music. E[...]
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 Jazz in the vineyards
May 12, 2018
VAUCLUSE. Ten jazz concerts are held in vineyards or in wineries. Afterwards, spectators are offered wine tasting and toasts. Concerts are given by the Switch Trio at the Domaine Colline Saint Jean i[...]
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 Artists & Robots
April 05, 2018
PARIS. This exhibition presents works by thirty-nine artists that have been made using increasingly sophisticated machines, robots and artificial intelligence. It ranges from works by Tinguely who us[...]
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 Kupka retrospective
Mars 21, 2018
PARIS. Featuring more than 300 works, the exhibition “Kupka Pioneer of Abstraction” covers the entire career of the Czech artists. It first presents his early figurative works marked by symbolism, hi[...]
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 Party at horse racetracks
Mars 18, 2018
PARIS. Two Parisians horse racetracks open their gates to everyone on three Sundays. Each fixture provides a choice of seven or eight flat or hurdles races as well as entertainment and activities for[...]
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 Mary Cassat exhibition
Mars 09, 2018
PARIS. Through some fifty canvases, prints, drawings and pastels, this exhibition traces the career of this American Impressionist who mainly lived in France and was a close friend of Degas. Consider[...]
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 Foujita exhibition
Mars 07, 2018
PARIS. On the occasion of the celebrations marking the fiftieth anniversary of his death, the exhibition “Foujita : Painting in the Roaring Twenties” highlights the artist’s first and very productive[...]
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 Tintoretto’s early years
Mars 07, 2018
PARIS. Organized to mark the 500th anniversary of the artist birth, the exhibition “Tintoretto, Birth of a genius” focuses on the first fifteen years of his career, from his earliest known work produ[...]
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 Portraits by Corot
February 08, 2018
PARIS. The exhibition “Corot, the painter and his models” presents a part of the artist’s work that is much less well-known than his landscapes, a production kept secret by Corot throughout his life.[...]
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 Paintings from Afar
January 30, 2018
PARIS. Through 130 paintings from overseas lands produced when photography did not exist and when travel to such places was reserved to an elite, this exhibition underlines the evolution of the Weste[...]
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