Bastille Day

Eiffel-01Bastille Day or la Fête nationale (The National Celebration) is celebrated on 14 July in France. The national day of France commemorates the Storming of Bastille, the medieval fortress, armory and prison in Paris, on 14 July 1789 that marks a turning point of the French Revolution. Bastille Day also commemorates the Fête de la Fédération, a massive holiday festival that celebrated the unity of the French people on 14 July 1790. Bastille Day is a public holiday in France. Continue reading

Tour de France

Tour de France 2018 Boy-01Bonjour, France! This year, the 2018 Tour de France already started on 7 July 2018 from Noirmoutier-en-l’Île or the island of Noirmoutier, in the Vendée department in the west-central region of France, and will finish with the Champs-Élysées stage in Paris, on 29 July 2018. A total of 176 riders across 22 teams are participating in the 21-stage race. Continue reading

Bastille Day

 

Eiffel-01Bastille Day or la Fête nationale (The National Celebration) is celebrated on 14 July in France. The national day of France commemorates the Storming of Bastille, the medieval fortress, armory and prison in Paris, on 14 July 1789 that marks a turning point of the French Revolution. Bastille Day also commemorates the Fête de la Fédération, a massive holiday festival that celebrated the unity of the French people on 14 July 1790. Bastille Day is a public holiday in France. Continue reading