Thanksgiving in France: Do the French Celebrate it too?

Thanksgiving is celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November (25 November in 2021). Thanksgiving is undoubtedly the most celebrated day in the United States ... lire plus !

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Halloween in Alsace: 5 Legendary Places to Explore

Halloween in Alsace? I might as well tell you right now, the parties and animations organised in the region are not on par with the Christmas festivities. For ... lire plus !

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The Feast of Saint John in France

The feast of Saint John in France celebrates the birth of St John the Baptist, Jesus’ cousin who baptised him in the Jordan River. The Church has given ... lire plus !

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Easter in France: All There Is To Know!

For many, Easter in France evokes a certain sweetness of life, a springtime celebration that is both childlike and family-friendly. The great Easter Sunday family meal gathers the ... lire plus !

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The return from the Alpine pastures in Annecy

I’ve known about the return from the Alpine pastures for a long time. I had heard of great festivals happening in Austria, Switzerland and Bavaria, but only recently ... lire plus !

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World War I Armistice Day in France: What Happened?

The Public holiday commemorates the Fête de la Victoire when the Armistice after World War I (armistice du 11 novembre 1918) was signed on the 11th of November ... lire plus !

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The celebration of Valentine’s Day in France

On the 14th of February, Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love for couples from many countries around the World. While many couples celebrate Valentine’s Day every year, ... lire plus !

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Christmas in France: Celebrations and Traditions

Ready for the most wonderful time of the year in France? Christmas is an enchanting time when the best attractions of Paris and France transform into the most ... lire plus !

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The Origins and Traditions of Father’s Day in France

Father’s Day in France takes place on the third Sunday of June, less than a month after Mother’s Day (on the last Sunday in May). In the United ... lire plus !

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Mother’s Day in France: Origins and Traditions

In the USA and Australia, Mother’s Day takes place on the second Sunday of May. However, the French have chosen a different date to pay tribute to their ... lire plus !

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