VIDEO: Watch the spectacular Bastille Day fireworks show over the Eiffel Tower

VIDEO: Watch the spectacular Bastille Day fireworks show over the Eiffel Tower

After a day of military might and inventors on hoverboards, France's Bastille Day celebrations drew to a close with the traditional spectacular fireworks displays.

IN PICTURES: Discover the Normandy village crowned France’s ‘favourite’

IN PICTURES: Discover the Normandy village crowned France’s ‘favourite’

IN PICTURES: The painstaking restoration of the Royal Chapel of Versailles

IN PICTURES: The painstaking restoration of the Royal Chapel of Versailles

IN PICTURES: Paris’ secret pop-up picnic on the banks of the Seine

IN PICTURES: Paris’ secret pop-up picnic on the banks of the Seine

IN PICTURES: Versailles hosts dazzling period costume homage to French royalty

IN PICTURES: Versailles hosts dazzling period costume homage to French royalty

In pictures: Eiffel Tower struck by lightning as storms hit Paris

In pictures: Eiffel Tower struck by lightning as storms hit Paris

In Pictures: 17,000 turn out for the poshest picnic in Paris

In Pictures: 17,000 turn out for the poshest picnic in Paris

In Pictures: Torrential rain leaves Paris streets and Metro stations under water

In Pictures: Torrential rain leaves Paris streets and Metro stations under water

In Pictures: The best places in France to watch the sun go down

In Pictures: The best places in France to watch the sun go down

Snow pics: France’s most famed sites like you’ve never seen them before

Snow pics: France’s most famed sites like you’ve never seen them before

IN PICTURES: French Alps hit by ‘once-in-a-generation’ snow storms

IN PICTURES: French Alps hit by ‘once-in-a-generation’ snow storms

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