Thinking about visiting France in January and want to experience some of the French festivals and events that are on?
Below are some of our favourites.
Event: The Paris Graphic Design Festival
Date: January – February
Promoting graphic design projects all over Paris.
Event: The Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc
Location: Les Carroz-d’Arâches
Date: 7 – 18 January
Longest and most difficult dog sled race.
Event: The Guadeloupe Carnival
Date: 8 January – 1 March
One of the most important festivities of the year in the Antilles and has a Caribbean vibe.
Event: Truffle Festival
Date: 14 – 15 January
Weekend dedicated to celebrating the Black Périgord Truffle. Don’t miss the samples!
Event: Premiers Plans
Date: 20 – 29 January
The festival to attend if you want to uncover new talents in European cinema.
Event: International Fantasy Film Festival
Location: Gérardmer (Vosges)
Date: 25 – 29 January
Fun weekend to explore and delve into the world of European and Asian fantasy films.
Event: The International Comic Strip Festival
Location: Angoulême (Charente)
Date: 26 – 29 January
Comic Strip lovers unite!
Event: The Hidden Side of Paris
Date: 27 – 29 January
Discover the hidden treasures of Paris.
Event: The Saint-Vincent Tournante
Location: Mercurey (Burgundy)
Date: 28 – 29 January
Festival to thank the patron saint for the wine harvest and ask for his protection for the future harvest.