France

Bring a touch of magic to your events

TERRAEVENTS France brings together a highly-qualified, experienced team with vast indepth experience and strong contacts throughout the French MICE industry. Our prime focus is to bring creativity and innovation to every event, with peerless product knowledge and an ability to deliver a complete end to end service - teaming up with you to target your needs and support you every step of the event process.

We deal solely with the M.I.C.E. market so you know you can rely on an above-standard service with unique solutions for incentive travel, conference & meetings and event management.

In liaison with our Lifestyle brand we can also assist on niche market individual incentive travel giving a fresh perspective to a traditional destination.

The maxims which embody our vision – propositivity, flexibility, reliability, adapatability and transparency. Our aim -to be all we can be and more…

From our offices located in Paris and Lyon our operations take us throughout France - Paris, Normandy, Champagne, Alsace, Alpes, Lyon & Burgundy, Côte d’Azur, Marseille & Provence, Corsica and Bordeaux.

About France

France is blessed with some of Europe’s most varied scenery : from its highest peaks in the Alps to its crystalline Mediterranean coastline; the green countryside of the north with its typical hilltop villages in Provence; high dunes and rolling waves of the Atlantic coastline to its beautiful wine growing regions spread across the country.

The nation’s typical “savoir vivre” attitude and its fantastic culinary and wine heritage have made it a renowned destination worldwide – this is after all the country which gave us champagne!

Modern and fast transport links facilitate countrywide travel with ease and comfort.

State of the art conference facilities and a vast offer of hotels & venues enable solutions for every kind of event and provide the country with a solid base for MICE travel.

A romantic and cultural destination to inspire and amaze.

Destination Highlights

■ Paris: sunset behind the Eiffel Tower, St Chapelle on Ile de la Cité, Versailles palace and gardens in springtime, Tour of the Louvre and Orsay museums, watch the world go by in Montmartre, small narrow streets of the Marais district or Quartier Latin, Sunday jog through Tuileries Gardens…

■ Normandy: Mont St Michel, Meet with Monet at Giverny, D-Day beaches, Cliffs of Etretat

■ Champagne: Epernay and surrounding vineyards and Champagne houses

■ Mont Blanc, Chamoinix, and Megeve

■ Bordeaux and its vineyards and historic monuments and new wine museum

■ Marseille MUCEM, calanques and pastis! Hilltop villages of Provence and lavender fields in the summertime

■ Nice Promenade des Anglais and Cours Saleya and its Carnaval, Cannes Croisette and film festival, The Roc Monaco

■ Lyon traboules and old town and castles of Burgundy

■ Crystal seas of Corsica, stunning nature trails and connected islets and caves of this UNESCO World Heritage Site

■ Delicious Regional foods and wines…

Recommended Experiences

■ Experience Paris riding a vintage sidecar, stopping for macaroons and café crème in streetside cafés

■ An amazing Louis XIV style gala dinner at Versailles palace with fireworks

■ Hot Air Ballooning over Burgundy villages

■ Fondu under canvas at the top of a mountaintop retreat in the Alpes

■ The glitz and glamour of a beach party in Cannes – the Mediterranean’s favourite playground

■ Visit exclusive designer atelier in Paris for an insider view of the revived traditional methods of creating luxury goods in Paris

■ Take in a private fashion show at Galeries Lafayette

■ Trek the cliff tops of Etretat – Normandy’s Alabaster coast – for scenery which inspired Monet

■ Cruise around the Provence villages in vintage cars,through the flower-filled fields taking in a winery enroute

■ Join one of the most vibrant ski communities in Mont Blanc, the roof of Western Europe

■ Private prestige backstage visit to the Lido and find out how the cabaret works

■ Jeep tours through the marshy delta of the Carmague to see the free-roaming white horses

■ Why not take part in a participative cocktail at the Ducasse cooking experience school and learn some his best recipes or make a private dinner with the locals in their own home

■ Climb the Dune de Pilat for cocktails at La Corniche or meet the oyster producers in Arcachon bay

■ Take part in an overnight under canvas with a Robinson Crusoe theme on a rocky outcrop overlooking a beautiful Corsican bay, enjoying tempting local specialities

■ Make your way to wine country – Champagne Ardenne is the birthplace of bubbly

Some fun facts:

■ Paris was original a Roman city called Lutetia.

■ The Louvre was built in 1190 as defense against Viking raids!

■ In 2016 in a Normandy village, France inaugurated what it claims to be the world's first solar panel road

■ France became the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing away or destroying unsold food in 2016, forcing them to donate instead.

■ At age 39, Emmanuel Macron became the youngest President in French history and the youngest head of state since Napoleon III.

■ The 792,000 hectares of vines planted in France, depending on the vintage can produce between 7 and 8 billion bottles of wine per year! Yes, that is Billions with a B! That makes France the world’s most important wine producing region in terms of volume and in dollar value.

Location information

France has a surface area of 547,030 km², or 211,209 sq. miles; metropolitan France is twice the size of the UK, and slightly smaller than the state of Texas. It is the biggest nation in western Europe, bordering the countries of Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Spain and Andorra. It is also bordered by the North Sea, the English Channel, the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean making up 4668km of dramatically diverse coastline.

The highestmountain peak in Europe is to be found in the French Alps, Mont Blanc culminating at 4807m.

France is one of the oldest nations in Europe , boasting a rich cultural heritage with no less than 1218 museums including the Louvre the largest and most visited museum in the world and forty-four Unesco world heritage sites. With over 40,000 officially classified historic monuments, France has one of the densest concentrations of historic buildings and other monuments of any country in Europe. From great palaces and cathedrals to the tiniest of medieval chapels, Roman remains, or vestiges from the time of the Industrial Revolution, France has them all. And that’s just counting the officially listed historic monuments!

France is not only the world’s most famous wine growing country, it also takes credit for being one of the world’s oldest wine regions as well, with records showing the first wine estates dating back to 125 BC.
Good wine also rhymes with good food and France cuisine is known globally for its finesse and flavour, with an incredible selection of authentic dishes from the different regions of the country.

Fashion, “savoir vivre” & “savoir faire” are also fundamentals of the lavish French culture.

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