Fête Nationale: What’s on in Paris on Bastille Day 2014

Fete Nationale, 14th July

Bastille Day Concert, Fireworks and the Firefighters’ Balls – Paris: During the past week we’ve seen the City of Paris in preparation mode for Bastille Day 2014 celebrations.  As we are in the south of France, we will not be here to join in the grand celebrations, but here is a taste of what’s in […]

Bastille Day in Paris

Fete Nationale, 14th July

What is Bastille Day or Fête Nationale or Quatorze Juillet: Bastille Day is a National holiday in France which commemorates the Fête de la Fédération held on July 14th, 1790. On the first anniversary of the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 and the start of the French Revolution, a huge feast was held […]