Easter Egg Nest in France

In many European countries, children decorate nests just before Easter. In Paris, a traditional cake representing an Easter egg nest is prepared in many pâtisseries and when they ... lire plus !

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What you should know about the Mulhouse Carnival

The colourful and vibrant Carnival of Mulhouse has a strong tradition in the Alsace region. In 2018 it celebrated its 65th edition. The Mulhouse Carnival shows similar features to the many carnivals ... lire plus !

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Top 10 Romantic Places in Paris: A Little Guide

Paris is famous in the entire world for being a place conducive to true romance. For a lovers stroll or for those who want to discover little knowns ... lire plus !

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The Paris Carnival – A Little Guide

In Paris, the carnival has a long story and dates back to the Middle Ages. After a long hiatus between 1952 and 1997, the tradition of the Paris Carnival ... lire plus !

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Christmas Nativity Scene at Sacré-Cœur Basilica, Montmartre

The Nativity Scene inside the Sacré-Cœur basilica in Montmartre  (18th arrondissement) is one of the most visited in Paris. Discover the 2015 edition of the famous crib. Sacré-Cœur in Montmartre at Christmas time © ... lire plus !

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Dunkirk Carnival: a colourful event in northern France

Every year in Winter the people of Dunkirk are taking over the streets to celebrate France’s noisiest carnival with a colourful vibe enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. ... lire plus !

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It’s time for the Galette des Rois!

As soon as Christmas and New Year with its abundance of food and bûches are over it is time to celebrate the Epiphany with the ‘Galette des rois’. People ... lire plus !

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Christmas Nativity Scene at Saint-François-Xavier, Paris

One of the most beautiful Nativity Scenes in Paris is found inside the church of Saint-François-Xavier in the 7th arrondissement. The large scene refers to the tradition of a Provençal Nativity Scene ... lire plus !

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Nativity Scene at Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris

One of the most famous Nativity Scenes in Paris is found inside the Notre-Dame cathedral and attracts almost 2 million visitors from the first Sunday of Advent to Candlemas. We have been lucky enough to ... lire plus !

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Christmas Nativity Scenes in France

Coming from a long Catholic tradition, Nativity scenes are still present in many households, churches and public places in France today, in both miniature and life-size displays. The ... lire plus !

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