2017 Cannes Film Festival: “How to Talk to Girls at Parties,” Starring Elle Fanning...

France Today correspondent Anne McCarthy is on location in Cannes to cover the famous film festival. For more of her dispatches and reviews, click here. Talking to crushes at parties is hard to do. Just ask...
Elton John and Spike Lee discuss "The Cut" at Cannes Film Festival.

2017 Cannes Film Festival: Elton John’s “The Cut” and his 3 New Music Videos

France Today correspondent Anne McCarthy is on location in Cannes to cover the famous film festival. For more of her dispatches and reviews, click here. Who would’ve thought Elton John would feel the need to...

Things to See and Do in the French Pays Basque

Indulge yourself from the beaches to the mountainous interior, via the great cities of Bayonne and Biarritz Markets There are great Halles marketplaces in the town centres of both Saint-Jean-de-Luz and Bayonne. Open until lunchtime every day of...

Dispatch from the French Riviera: Inside the 70th Cannes Film Festival

The weather could not be better for the 70th Cannes Film Festival, which is fully underway in the sunny south of France, as of last Wednesday. The famous international film festival is the place major studios...

La Champenoise: Champagne Festival in Reims 9-10th June

Come and celebrate everything Champagne and get to know the people who have made this region the most internationally recognized producers of sparkling wine. La Fête du Champagne brings together locals, tourists and professionals in the...

Château de Saint Mesmin: Step into the Middle Ages in the Deux-Sèvres

In the springtime, the fields of the Deux-Sèvres in western France are a dazzling patchwork of lush green and brilliant yellow colza. Follow a narrow country lane over a bridge—this little Sevreau stream actually...

Caravane Publicitaire: The Other Tour de France

Popularly known as la Grand Boucle, the Tour de France is a sporting phenomenon like no other. The race takes place over a three-week period in July, when more than 12 million spectators line...
Eguisheim is famous for its Christmas market

Top Things to Do and See in Alsace

Presenting some popular activities, attractions and places to visit in Alsace, at all times of the year in the region. CHRISTMAS MARKETS Come December, every Alsatian village opens its Christmas market, an enchanting tradition begun in 1570 with Strasbourg’s Christkindelsmärik,...

Comic Timing in Angoulême: Le Festival International de la Bande Dessinée

Billions of blue blistering barnacles! There’s a lady dressed up as Tintin. Sporting a mousy quiff, she’s wearing plus fours, white socks and a light blue jumper. Where’s her trusty little dog, though? Snowy must have been left at...
Christmas market in France

10 Things to Do at Christmas in France

Public holidays are sacrosanct to the French, and none more so than Noël, when the Champagne flows liberally and there are countless options for festive fun… REIMS AT CHRISTMAS One of Champagne’s major cities, Reims stages an enormously popular...