France is full of popular festivities throughout the year. Popular celebrations reflect traditions and lie at the core of French culture and French peoples. Taking a stroll at any of these festivities is, without a doubt, one of the best ways French students have to get closer to French language and culture.
Bring out your notebook and take note of all these fantastic festivities in France you shouldn’t miss while studying French in France!:
The French National Day in Paris
We couldn’t but start our list with the French National Day. Celebrated on 14th of July, the day reaches all its splendor in the capital, Paris. Military parades, concerts by the French National Orchestra, impressive fireworks over the Eiffel Tower, parties in Paris’ fire stations, and museums opened (and some even for free!). Take a look at our post “14th of July, the French National Day” to know more about the most important day in France.