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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2016 Bastille Day parade on the Champs-Élysées

Here are a few facts about the 2016 Bastille Day parade on the Champs-Élysées that will take place on July, 14.   2016 Bastille Day parade The 2016 ... lire plus !

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What are the traditions of Good Friday in France?

Good Friday is part of the Holy Week of Easter and commemorates the sacrifices Jesus-Christ made and his crucifixion at Calvary some 2,000 years ago. In France, the ... 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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Pentecost day in France: la Pentecôte

The word Pentecost comes from the Ancient Greek pentếkosta which means “the fiftieth day”. The Pentecost is a Christian feast taking place fifty days after Easter. It celebrates ... lire plus !

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Ascension Day: Why is it a Public Holiday in France?

Christians celebrate the Ascension of Jesus forty days after Easter. Ascension Day always falls on a Thursday, hence the name “Jeudi de l’Ascension” (Ascension Thursday). [lwptoc] Ascension Day: ... lire plus !

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New Year’s Eve in France: What you need to know

There are many ways to fight the cold French winter… there are coats, gloves, soups, central heating…. and parties! Christmas is the first opportunity to warm the soul, but ... lire plus !

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What is la Toussaint, All Saints’ Day in France

All Saints’ Day in France marks a school and work break halfway between Summer and Christmas. For the French Catholics, “la Toussaint” is a special time for honouring ... lire plus !

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Commemorating Victory in Europe Day in France

Victory in Europe Day takes place on the 8th of May 1945. The public holiday in France commemorates the victory of the Allies over Germany. The date also ... lire plus !

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A Guide to the Easter Traditions in France

Easter traditions in France have been very important to French people over the centuries as Easter is the most important Christian celebration of the year. This special time ... lire plus !

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