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Get Ready for Bastille Day

Bastille Day is on July 14. Celebrations across France. Wherever you are in France you can't help but get caught up in the fun and pride displayed on this day.

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Tour de France on Now

The Tour de France started its first race yesterday in Normandy. Click on the link below to see the full route across France.You can watch from the sidelines as they zoom past you. Great fun.

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Easter In France Traditions and Customs

Easter in France offers French traditions of warmer weather activity, Mardi Gras parades and picnics.

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River Cruises in France The Top Five

River cruises in France offer many splendid options. Here's help in sorting through the confusion.

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February 2 is Chandeleur or Crêpe Day in France

Chandeleur is feast of the presentation of Jesus at the temple in Jerusalem. It is celebrated by making and eating crêpes and drinking cidre. Brittany is where these thin pancakes originated.

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Quebec Winter Carnival

Do you live closer to Canada than France? Check out the Quebec Winter Carnival. From Jan 29 through Feb 14 there's ice sculpture competitions, snow sculpture, music, food, a major canoe race, parades and lots more.

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Christmas in France Grenoble Christmas Market

Christmas in France at the Christmas Market in Grenoble offers delicious regional food, rides and shopping galore.

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French Christmas Traditions And French Holiday Traditions

In France Christmas is a festive time of year, brightening the dark cold winter. French Christmas traditions in France include famous french desserts like the buche de noel, outdoor christmas markets,

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Delicious Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe from Alsace France

This Christmas fruit cake recipe is nutritious and deliciously choc full of fruit and nuts. A traditional French food at home in Alsace during the holidays.

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French Christmas Carols and Traditions

French Christmas traditions include singing these beautiful French Christmas carols from Advent until New Years.

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Bredele from Alsace French Christmas Dessert Traditions

Bredele French Christmas cookies are delicious and beautiful. Rich in history and taste since the 14th century

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Delicious French Christmas Desserts and Tradition. Hold on to your hat!

French Christmas desserts are delicious and varied. French custom and tradition gives us Provence’s Les Treize Desserts, Alsace’s Kouglof, Marzipan and famous French desserts.

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Christmas in France and French Christmas Traditions

Christmas in France includes regional French Christmas Traditions, French Christmas carols and famous French desserts like the Buche de Noel.

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The Beautiful Alsace Wine Region Village of Eguisheim

Our fabulous holiday in the Alsace wine region village of Eguisheim in NE France.

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Driving in France a great way to see the country

Driving in France is easy and the roads are great. Here are some important tips from our years of experience.

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