Only 1h30 by TGV from Paris, come and discover the world of Saint-Nicolas and experience the magic of the end-of-year celebrations in Lorraine! The Saint-Nicolas festivities are held in Nancy from the end of November to the beginning of January, culminating in the Saint-Nicolas weekend around 6 December.
If you are lucky enough to be in the Bas-Rhin or Haut-Rhin in December, make the most of your stay in the Grand Est to spend an unforgettable Christmas and New Year! We have selected for you 5 things to do on the spot to live a magical Christmas.
Montbéliard, a city nestled in the east of France, is one of the most beautiful destinations to spend the Christmas holidays in the purest tradition. The city known as the City of Princes is worth a visit for its Christmas market but also for its architectural heritage, its Advent traditions and its culinary specialities.
From the end of November to the end of December, the town of Montbéliard hosts one of the best illuminated Christmas markets in France. This market, rich in illuminations and regional products, is rightly called the Christmas Lights! In this town near Alsace and Germany, the purest tradition of the Christkindelmarkets is respected, making the Montbéliard market a must-see event in Franche-Comté.
The city of Bordeaux is regularly ranked among the most beautiful destinations in the world. It is also one of the most committed to making its tourism activity more sustainable and ecological. It has just received a double reward for its innovative and sustainable tourism practices: the title of European Capital of Intelligent Tourism and a 9th place in the world ranking of the GDS-Index 2021 which evaluates the sustainable strategies of tourist destinations.
As the All Saints' Day holidays approach, you may be looking for ideas for an unusual getaway without leaving the borders of France. To celebrate Halloween in a fun way, we have selected for you 5 haunted places in France.
Cancelled in 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Nice carnival will return in February 2022 with the theme of the King of Animals. For this occasion, this flagship event of the Côte d'Azur capital will reinvent itself by offering more free entertainment. We invite you to discover the novelties that will mark the 2022 edition.
You don't have to travel far to discover some of the most beautiful gardens in the world. Some of these heavenly green havens can be found within the borders of France. We have selected for you 3 must-see gardens in France.
If you want to discover the charms of three countries in a single stay, go to the Upper Rhine Valley! Located in the heart of Europe, this destination has many natural, cultural and gastronomic attractions.
It is in Normandy that the impressionist movement, initiated by Claude Monet, was born. In this region, you can admire the landscapes and secret places that inspired many paintings exhibited at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. We have listed for you 5 destinations to follow in the footsteps of the impressionist painters.