Burgundy Today's pick of events, exhibitions and festivities to look out for across France, with a host of ideas to explore, at a click.

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Historic Places Public Holidays

July 2018

Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Jazz Festival Vienne, to July 13
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Music Festival Aix-en-Provence July 4-24
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Eurockéennes, nr Belfort July 5-8
Exhibition and Fairs Delacroix, 180 works of art, Louvre, Paris to July 23
Exhibition and Fairs Mary Cassatt retro, M Jacquemart-André Paris to July 23
Exhibition and Fairs Frantisek Kupka abstracts, G. Palais Paris to July30
Sport Tour de France July 7-29
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Festival d'Avignon July 6-24
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Int. Festival Baroque Opera Beaune July 6-29
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Francofolies,La Rochelle July 12-16
Historic Places Bastille Day Fête Nationale July 14
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Music Festival Uzès July 15-25
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Nice Jazz Festival July 17-21
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance 5 Continents Jazz Festival Marseilles July 18-27
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Fêtes de Bayonne, bullfighting July 25-29
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Fête du Cognac, Port Cognac July 26-28
Exhibition and Fairs Wine Fair Colmar Alsace July 27 - Aug 5

August 2018

Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Interceltique de Lorient, Brittany Aug 3-12
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Festival World Music, Crozon Aug 3-5
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Festival.Classique au Vert Paris, Aug and Sept
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Open air cinema, Parc Villette, Paris July & Aug
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Fête de Breziers, bullfighting, Aug 11-15
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Corso Fleuri, Selestat Alsace Aug 11
Historic Places Assumption Day, Assomption Aug 15
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance La Route du Rock, St Malo Aug 16-19
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Jazz Festival Mulhouse Aug 21-25
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Rock en Seine, St. Cloud, Paris Aug 24-26
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Jazz al La Villette Paris Aug 30-Sept 11
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Festival du Cinema Américan, Deauville Aug 31-Sept 9

September 2018

Whats on in France 2017 September
Exhibition and Fairs Braderie de Lille, enormous flea market Sept 1-2
Sport Horse racing, Qatar Prix d'Arc de Triomphe, Chantilly, Sept 6-Oct 7
Exhibition and Fairs Maison & Objet, Paris Sept 7-11
Exhibition and Fairs Alphonse Mucha, M. de Luxembourg, Sept 12-Jan 27 2019
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Journées du Patrimoine, countrywide Sept 15-16
Exhibition and Fairs Picasso, Blue and Rose, at Musée d'Orsay, Sept 18-Jan 6, 2019
Exhibition and Fairs Brocantes all over France
Exhibition and Fairs Caen International Fair Sept 21-30
Exhibition and Fairs International Fair Marseille Sept 21-Oct 1
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Techno Parade Paris
Exhibition and Fairs Paris Fashion Week Sept 24-Oct 2
Sport Ryder Cup, St. Quentin-en-Yvelines, Sept 28-30
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance British Film Festival Dinard Sept 26-30

October 2018

Exhibition and Fairs Paris Motor Show Oct 4-14
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Nuit Blanche Paris, Oct 6-7
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Fête des vendanges de Montmartre, Oct 10-14
Exhibition and Fairs Tadao Ando architect, Pompidou Centre, Oct 10-Dec 31
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Nancy Jazz Pulsations Oct 10-20

Exhibition and Fairs Le Cubisme, Pompidou Centre Oct 17-Feb 25 2019
Exhibition and Fairs Contemporary Art Fair FIAC Paris Oct 18-21

November 2018

Exhibition and Fairs
Gastronomy Fair Dijon Nov 1-11
Historic Places All Saints Day, La Toussaint Nov 1
Exhibition and Fairs Renoir, Father & Son, Musée d'Orsay, Nov 6-Jan 27 2019
Historic Places Armistice Day Nov 11
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Hospices de Beaune Wine Auction Nov 16-18
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Les Gastronomades, Angouleme Nov 24-26
Exhibition and Fairs Salon du Cheval de Paris Nov 24-Dec 2

December 2018

Exhibition and Fairs Paris Boat Show Dec 2-10
Exhibition and Fairs Fête de la Lumières,

Historic Places Christmas Day (Noël) Dec 25

January 2019

2018 What's On France
Historic Places New Year’s Day, Jour de l’An Jan 1
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Flamenco Festival Nîmes
Exhibition and Fairs Maison & Objet, Paris
Exhibition and Fairs Paris Fashion Week- Haute Couture

February 2019

Sport Monte-Carlo Rally
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars
 Percèe Du Vin Jaune,
Sport 6 Nations Rugby France v Ireland
Sport 6 Nations Rugby Scotland v France
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Paris Carnival,
Exhibition and Fairs VinoVision Paris, wine trade show,
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Chinese New Year Parade Paris
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Nice Carnival
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Mimosa Festival, Fr. Riviera
Sport 6 Nations Rugby France v Italy

March 2019

Exhibition and Fairs Salon d'Agriculture, Paris
Sport 6 Nations Rugby France v England
Exhibition and Fairs International Tourism Show Paris,
Sport 6 Nations Rugby Wales v France

April 2018

Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Feria de Pâques Arles,
Historic Places Easter (Pâques)
Exhibition and Fairs Art Paris Fair, Grand Palais,
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Carnival Nantes
Sport Paris Marathon

Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Grands Jeux Romains Nîmes

May 2019

Historic Places Labour Day, Fête du Travail May 1

Exhibition and Fairs Contemp.Art Fair, Bastille,Paris
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Electronic, Indie Festival, Lyon
Historic Places Victory Day 1945,Fête de la Victoire
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Film Festival Cannes
Historic Places Ascension Day May 10
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Les Fêtes Johanniques. Reims, celebrating Joan of Arc,
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Feria de N
Exhibition and Fairs Antiques Fair Dijon

Exhibition and Fairs Nuits des Musées
Historic Places Pentecost, Pentecôte
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Pèlerinage des Gitans, Camargue

June 2019

Sport French Open Tennis, R. Garros
Sport Hot Air Balloons in Annonay,

Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Paris Jazz Festival every weekend, Parc Floral
Sport Le Mans 24 Hour Race
Fêtes, Pageants and Spectaculars Festival Nîmes
Music, Cinema, Theatre and Dance Fête de la Musique Paris
Sport French F1 Grand Prix, La Castellet, Provence,
Sport HNA French Golf Open





















































Gustav Klimt, Atelier des Lumieres Paris
Gustav Klimt exhibition at the Atelier des Lumieres, Paris, to November 11

Marche Richard Lenoir, Bastille, Paris

The Marché Richard Lenoir at the Bastille, Thursday and Sunday mornings has terrific food and some clothes.

Le Baron Rouge Authentic Wine Bar Paris
For a really authentic wine bar, visit Le Baron Rouge in the east of Paris

Philharmonie de Paris

Philharmonie de Paris, the new futuristic music venue

Musee Rodin Paris

Musée Rodin recently renovated. Above: 'The Thinker'

Picasso Museum Paris, 'Woman Throwing a Stone'

Two major art installations:

The Picasso Museum has 5000 exhibits on show. Above, 'Woman Throwing a Stone' by Pablo Picasso.

Foundation Louis Vuitton, Paris by Frank Gehry
Frank Gehry's latest work, the Fondation Louis Vuitton

On the first Sunday of the month, some of Paris' grander museums such as the Louvre, Musée d'Orsay and the Centre Pompidou waive their entry charges.

Eiffel Tower at night ©burgundytoday.com

Look over the Paris skyline from the most iconic building in the world. At night time, every hour on the hour, the Eiffel Tower becomes a mass of twinkling lights for 5 minutes. Catch it if you can.

Musée du Louvre

Centre Pompidou

Stay in the Heart of Paris

Look out on the Eiffel Tower from Adagio Aparthotel*** or choose the well-placed Hotel Nicolo**

Keppler Art Hotel**** in the Champs Elysées

Hotel Madison in the Latin Quarter***


Taxis can be quite difficult to hail in Paris so the best idea is to call and book. G7 offer an English speaking service,
00 33 (0)1 41 27 66 99

Weekly Guides

For event listings read 'Pariscope' and 'Officiel des Spectacles', available on Wednesdays throughout the city...

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