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Festivals In France

by on Oct.18, 2012, under France Travel

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Everyone knows that the food and wine in France some of the best in the planet. There is more to this nation than all of those astonishing sights that are famous the world over. But if you are there at the right time, you are going to be in for an even better treat with some of these celebrations. So do try to make it in time for all of the fun and festivities.

Cannes Film Festival

If you are looking to get star struck, then head on down to Cannes, South of France, in the merry month of May for the Cannes Film Festival. There are multiple films that are shown, promoted, and even nominated for the Palm d’Or. But you won’t just be able to see the stars on film, you might in fact get a chance to see them up close. Celebrities, actors, actresses, models, and all those other folks who live on the lap of luxury come to celebrate too. Just be certain to book in advance.

Festival d’Avignon

If you happen to be in the county in the month of July, head on down to Avignon and you will be in for an artistic treat. Not only is this festival one of the most famous, but it is also one of the oldest as well. With 20 or so various venues that celebrate it, you are sure to get your fill of art, music, dance, and cinema. Bear in mind, the highlight is always in the Palais des Papes.

Nice Carnival

Another great time to be in the country is in the month of February. In the south east coast, you could take part for two weeks of fun and festivities in the Nice Carnival. Imagine- floats, puppets, parades, and great french food. And additionally all of the dancing, music, and fireworks too. Just remember to book you hotel in advance. Just imagine how tired you will be after all of the fun.

But these aren’t the only festivals that France has to offer. So here are a few more- The Grenoble Jazz fest in March, Versailles in May, and Tour de France from June to July. Plus, let’s not forget all of the other major holidays that the whole world celebrates, like Christmas and new year.

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