Category: France

April 17, 2015

Fête des Fromages – Rocamadour – May 2015

Filed under: Rocamadour - France - 17 Apr 2015

The famous Rocamadour Cheese Festival will soon be here again. This 24th edition of Fête des Fromages de Rocamadour will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

The Rocamadour Fête des Fromages is one of the few events dedicated …

August 5, 2014

Dijon International Gastronomy Fair – Dijon 2016

Filed under: Dijon France - 05 Aug 2014

Dijon has a reputation for good food and wine and each year thousands of foodies flock to its International Gastronomy Fair.  In 2016, Dijon will host its 86th Foire Internationale et Gastronomique de Dijon between October – November.

With …

January 27, 2011

Palace of Versailles – An Annex Building to Become a Hotel

Filed under: France - 27 Jan 2011

A recent email in my Inbox had as one of its article headlines “Palace of Versailles will be turned into a luxury hotel”.  I didn’t have time to look into the story immediately, but it did nag at …

July 14, 2010

Bastille Day Wishes

Filed under: France - 14 Jul 2010

Travel Signposts wishes all our French readers,
“A Very Happy 14 Juillet”
And, for the lucky ones holidaying in Paris on Bastille Day, see below link for information on where to catch the Bastille Day Fireworks tonight.

June 1, 2010

66th Anniversary of Normandy Landings

Filed under: France - 01 Jun 2010

Join locals and veterans as they mark the 66th anniversary of the June 6, 1944 Normandy Landings with ceremonies and other commemorative events. Normandy’s D-Day commemorations will be held on Normandy’s famous landing beaches, at memorials and in …

December 9, 2009

Paris Shopping – 2010 Winter Sales

Filed under: Paris Shopping - 09 Dec 2009

The date that dedicated Paris fashion shoppers have been holding their breath for – January 6, 2010 is the start of Paris’ famous winter sales.

Starting from January 6th, and for five whole weeks,  it’s Paris sale time and …

October 25, 2009

Paris Shopping – Paris Vintage Shopping

Filed under: Paris Shopping - 25 Oct 2009

Informed collectors and amateur lovers of things vintage and beautiful will be heading for the Salon du Vintage’s fourth event in Paris this November. Those who love vintage clothing and accessories will enjoy this fair and from …

October 14, 2009

A 34,500 Square-Feet Reason to visit Paris

Filed under: Paris Shopping - 14 Oct 2009

Galeries Lafayette, the famous domed grand magasin on Boulevard Haussman, has just inaugurated its new 34,500 square feet women’s shoes department, giving shoe addicts yet another reason to come to Paris.

The new footwear department “the world’s largest, according …

September 3, 2009

Angelina has the best hot chocolate in Paris

Filed under: France - 03 Sep 2009

We went to Angelina which lives up to its reputation for the best hot chocolate in Paris. The cakes are spectacular and delicious – definitely one for the sweet tooth!

Angelina is an elegant eatery, a little pricey, but well …

July 23, 2009

Tour de France | Sleepless Down Under!

Filed under: Tour de France - 23 Jul 2009

What with Formula 1, Wimbledon, the Ashes and Tour de France, sports-crazy people in the southern hemisphere are currently suffering badly from sleep deprivation.

Being a follower of the TDF, I’m one of the zombies. But, it’s totally …

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