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December in France

December in France

December in France December is a wonderful month to visit France, a time when the entire country comes alive with seasonal delights. Ice skating rinks are set up in major cities, often alongside Christmas markets that fill the streets and squares, attracting crowds...
Christmas Markets South of France 2022

Christmas Markets South of France 2022

Christmas Markets South of France 2022 The south of France is not well-known for it’s Christmas markets but almost every town and village will have a Christmas market at some stage from mid-November to New Year, but usually just for a day.  The big towns and...
Narbonne Indoor Market

Narbonne Indoor Market

Les Halles de Narbonne Indoor Market Runner-up in 2021 – Narbonne indoor market has just deservedly won ‘le plus beau marché de France 2022’ in a much-loved annual contest. This elegant Baltard-style pavillion, famous throughout the South of France is a must-visit for...
Autumn Fairs in Hérault and Aude

Autumn Fairs in Hérault and Aude

Some Great Autumn Fairs in the Hérault and Aude After the blazing heat and fast pace of a Mediterranean summer, the autumn comes as a bit of a relief. The weather is ideal – mostly warm, sunny days in the high 20s but with a bit of a breeze and cooler nights....
How the French celebrate Christmas

How the French celebrate Christmas

How the French celebrate Christmas includes letters to Santa, presents at the beginning of December and a huge meal on Christmas Eve. Letters to Santa Writing to Santa is tradition across the world, but in France he writes back! Since a law was passed in 1962 stating...
The Best Markets in Languedoc

The Best Markets in Languedoc

Visiting a local Languedoc market is always a real treat. Buzzing with life, full of colours, aromas and sounds; the market is where you’ll find some of the best local produce and specialities in the South of France. There are a whole host of markets bringing...