Oysters to firemen’s balls: France’s real cultural calendar

Oysters to firemen’s balls: France’s real cultural calendar

Some countries have just four seasons, but those lucky enough to live in France have a dizzying array of different 'seasons' defined by food, drink, dress and festivals. Here is our guide to the real seasons of France.

France’s seasonal calendar-sellers: How to avoid scams

France’s seasonal calendar-sellers: How to avoid scams

July 14th: What’s planned for France’s Bastille Day celebrations this year?

July 14th: What’s planned for France’s Bastille Day celebrations this year?

19 things you should do in France at least once

19 things you should do in France at least once

Apéro: All you need to know about the French evening ritual
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Apéro: All you need to know about the French evening ritual

IN PICTURES: France marks annual street music party (including a rave at the Elysée)

IN PICTURES: France marks annual street music party (including a rave at the Elysée)

‘Brits ate frogs’ legs long before the French’

‘Brits ate frogs’ legs long before the French’

French workers protest Sunday shopping ban

French workers protest Sunday shopping ban