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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.
Until 11 October
'Gabrielle Chanel: Fashion Manifesto': a retrospective exhibition at the Palais Galliera, Paris
Until 14 March
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.
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