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Celebrating Bastille Day in Paris

Better known to locals as La Fête Nationale, Bastille Day takes place on the 14th July each year and is one of the biggest annual celebrations in France. The public holiday owes its roots to the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789, a historical day which moved the country towards revolution and eventually becoming a republic. Now, each year the whole nation joins together to celebrate the anniversary of the momentous day with parties, fireworks and live events; and there is nowhere better to experience the incredible atmosphere than Paris.

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Cannes Fireworks Festival: An Explosion of Colour

For a few magical evenings a year the skies over Southern France light up  for the annual Festival of Pyrotechnic Art. Bursting into life in July, you won’t want to miss out if you’re a fan of fireworks, as this annual spectacle promises a night like never before.

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