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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.
Van Gogh at the Atelier des Lumières in Paris
Atelier des Lumières in Paris
Until 31 December
75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy
The Distinction Palace
In France, hotel rankings highlight the exceptional 5-star hotels by elevating them to ‘palace’…
General information and practical conversions
Currency, electrical voltage, units of measurement... useful day-to-day information for your stay…
How about a trip to New Caledonia? We’ll kayak through the drowned forest, and on to the Forgotten Coast, before laying down our towel on Ouvea’s beaches.
From July to September, we’ll be made to feel tiny by the passing whales. We’ll go diving in the Far West in Bourail, and explore the caves in Koumac.
And through the people we meet, we’ll learn about the customs and cultures that make up these melting pot islands!
Eclectic, fusion cuisine
The reputation of French gastronomy is not limited to France's continental…
Rendez-vous at The Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural…
Tjibaou, the gateway to Kanak
More than just a cultural hub epitomising the rich diversity of New…
Family Vacation in New Caledonia
Voilà! Find yourself on one of the largest lagoons in the world, right smack in the middle of the…
The youthful faces of New Caledonia
Set off for New Caledonia in the company of photographer Pierre-Alain Pantz, who captured all these…
7 ways to get the best from New Caledonia’s…
Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia rises from the waters of the world’s biggest lagoon:…
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