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An Itinerary to Festivals in France

  • By Charles Smith
  • September 4, 2019
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An Itinerary to Festivals in France

Up till now you have known France for its delicate flowers, heavenly chocolates and romanticism. Today we will introduce France from a totally different dimension, a capital of rock and pop, a stage of electronic house and festivals that will make your heat beat race with the drums.

After an extensive research and survey, we have shortlisted the best festivals that happen annually in France as well as international musical festivals which are scheduled to be held in France. When you are on tour here this year, you wouldn’t want to miss any of these festivals.

Tomorrow Land

Yes, you read it right, Tomorrow land is scheduled in France! From 14 to 21 March, 2020. It is perhaps the most awaited musical festival across the world which is going to be held in Alpe D’Huez. If you plan your vacation to France between these dates then get prepared to witness the purest form of hardcore electric music and festival lit by the vibe of positivity everywhere. Tomorrowland is an electronic dance music festival, which was first held in 2005 and ever since then it has become one of the world’s largest and most notable music festivals. It stretches over 2 weekends and it usually sells out in minutes. If you get a ticket for you and your friends to attend tomorrow land, then you would be very lucky as the tickets are sold literally instantly, of this majestic festival.

Nice Carnival

It’s a beautiful weekend which is full of flowers and confetti in the south of France. Festivals are a great excuse to travel around especially in Europe. Carnaval de Nice (as they say in French) goes on for an entire month, each year! So, there is no excuse not to visit this lovely corner of France in February or March. The dates of carnival depend upon the Easter holiday. This carnival sure reflects that French know how to throw a party, that’s worth flying a thousand miles for.

Main Square Festival

It is one of the most unique music festivals hosted by France. It has the most unique venue, that is a 1600s UNESCO protected citadel. As its name suggests, Main square festival indeed does take place in the main square of the Arras Citadel, with one stage delivering the heat entire time. The coming year’s headliners have already been announced. Music pioneers like DJ Snake, Christine and the Queens, Cyprus Hill, Martin Garrix, Macklemore, Ben Harper & the innocent criminals are all ready to excite you in the festival that will surely rock you. It is held on 5th July till 7th of July. So, if you are visiting France during this period of time, you would not want to miss this thrilling festival.

Electrobeach Music Festival (EMF)

It’s a top-line EDM and dance music festival on France’s Mediterranean coast. Set across three days, Electrobeach is one of Frances primary music festival showcasing the world’s greatest acts within the electronic world. This extravagant and larger than life musical festival is held in Port-Barcares in France. It is perhaps the most fastest growing music festival, delivering and even with ground-breaking production and inimitable festival vibe. If you are a fan of electronic music then missing out on this festival when you are in France, will be sheer stupidity as there will be a lot to regret.

Lollapalooza Paris

It’s a global favorite in the festival scene. Lollapalooza has made its mark in France over the past two years to an extent that its one of the most popular festivals in France! Lollapalooza Paris invites big names from a vast range of genres and many up-and coming’s as well. This festival is not just famous for the music, but the delicious food that comes along with it. The past two editions of Lollapalooza Paris brought in superstars like The Gorilaz, The Killers, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the ever so beautiful Lana Del Ray, Depeche Mode, Travis Scott, Diplo, the creative Imagine Dragons, Kasabian and Parov Stelar. When names of such celebrities are on the list, not going to this festival while you are in France will be nothing but stupidity. Lollapalooza is held in Hipodrome de Longchamp, Paris, France.

Insane Festival

As the name suggests, this festival is for those who seek insanity! It’s an electronic genre-diverse festival taking place on the bank of a lake in small town of Apt. France. Previously, it used to be held in large indoor venues but now it has moved to an outdoor space. There is an especial reason that this festival is on our list of Itinerary to festivals in France, that is because it is the only festival involving all different aspects of the electronic music umbrella, and bringing fans together from every corner of the world. The past headliners have included Stephan Bodzin, Pendulum, Angerfist, Rodhad, Nastia, Patrick Topping, Ace Ventura, Astrix, Rodriguez Jr. Vini Vinci and Matador.