Le Quatorze Juillet, or formally called, La Fête Nationale, is the National Day of France, which is celebrated on July 14, every year. It commemorates the anniversary of the Storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789, a major event of the French Revolution, as well as the Fête de la Fédération, which celebrated the unity of the French people on 14 July 1790
We continue to celebrate the National Days of our member Nations in 2021 by introducing one of our staff members and unveiling some facts. Interesting, surprising, fascinating, amazing, extraordinary fun facts, usually not found in any travel guides.
Did you know the Paris Fire Brigade is hosting the 'Bals des Pompiers', public dancing festivities on the French National Day?