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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…
En route to the Dordogne! Enjoy dinner at the restaurants of all the Toques du Périgord chefs, travel along the Route du Foie Gras, and taste Limousin apples and Bergerac wines.
Learn how to tell your stalactites from your stalagmites in Padirac cave, and wonder at the Lascaux cave art. Then visit Milandes chateau, where once lived Joséphine Baker, queen of the music hall.
Then take your canoes all the way to Rocamadour to see the Black Madonna and sample some fine cheese!
On the road of the 1001 castles in Dordogne
Welcome to the Dordogne, the country of 1001 castles! Our family set out to storm the medieval…
A journey into the past in Dordogne
An ideal family visit, the "Musée de la rue du temps qui passe" is a collection of memories for…
Reasons to visit the Dordogne
One of France’s largest regions
Covering an area of 9060km, the Dordogne is France’s third largest…
Many chefs use local products which are an important aspect of the region’s charm. Some perpetuate…
Local produce and recipes
Epicureans and gourmets know the Périgord for its quality cuisine and produce. For more than three…
Dream Stay: Discovery of Chateaux & Prehistory…
Through this circuit in the Perigord Noir, discover the magical sights of the Dordogne valley,…
Notre-Dame de Paris: practical information and…