New Year Holidays in France
In the European Union, France is the largest country. This is a well established country, with strong economic and political influence, located in Western Europe. France is a popular choice of tourist and every year millions of tourist's visit. If you want to visit France then don't waste your time and plan your New Year holidays in France. It has everything which will make your trip terrific.
"la Saint-Sylvestre" this is what people of France call New Year's Eve. It's a 2 days festival and famous New Year Parade takes place in France. The French New Year was held between the end of March and the beginning of April until the introduction of Georgian calendar. Since 1582, they started celebrating New Year on 1st January, like other Westerners, after the adoption of reformed calendars.
People celebrate this occasion with friends and family by dancing, partying and giving gifts to each other. Many visitors from all over the world also join people of France and celebrate New Year with the people of different culture and religion. They all enjoy delicious food consisting of best cuisines, cakes and champagne. People organize party and attend evening mass. With the enjoyment of New Year eve you can also visit beaches and pleasant places like The Grand' Place in Lille, Metz, Strasbourg, Nancy and Dijon, Marseille and Toulon.
Chambery, Annecy or Grenoble, Towns like Orange, and Arles are must sees. The French Alps, the Eiffel Tower, La Rochelle are best of France. Several overseas islands make France more stunning. French cuisines are very delicious but if you are a vegetarian then it will be a problematic for you. Well you have plenty of places to things to do and enjoy during New Year holidays in France.