Boxing Day in France: Celebrations and Traditions

The day after Christmas is another feast celebrating Christianity’s first martyr: Saint Stephen’s Day, in French, Fête de Saint-Etienne or La Sainte-Etienne. In English-speaking countries, this date is ... lire plus !

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Hans Trapp, the terror of the children of Alsace

Hans Trapp is the terror of Alsatian nightlife. Riding his black horse, he roams the northern Alsatian countryside with a bang. On the eve of St Nicholas’ Day, ... lire plus !

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Colours of Autumn in Annecy: A Photographic Journey

Autumn in France marks the end of the long summer break and the beginning of a season of transition to winter. It is a wonderful time to explore ... lire plus !

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Does it snow in France? Everything you need to know!

Does it snow in France? During winter, not all regions in France get to experience high levels degrees of snow. France’s highest peak is Mont Blanc 4,810 metres (15,780 ... 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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Take the Summer in France Quiz

Find out more about the Summer in France on the blog… Who knows: you might get some answers for the quiz! ... 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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Discover the historic city of Nancy in the snow

Last week the first snowflakes fell in the northeast in mid-January. In Strasbourg, Colmar, Metz or Belfort, a beautiful white coat of snow covered the urban landscape. And ... lire plus !

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A photographic journey to a French Winter Wonderland

For many, the words ‘Winter Wonderland’ refers to a popular American song played during the holiday season. As this year Christmas is looking like no other, I came ... lire plus !

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