Salut, mes amis! 
 
If you're craving some February fun with a touch of French flair, look no further than the fantastic region of Pays de la Loire. With its majestic chateaux, charming villages and delectable cuisine, this corner of France is brimming with delightful events to brighten up the chilly winter days. So, grab your coat, brush up on your French and let's dive into the events awaiting you in Pays de la Loire this February! 
 
La Chandeleur (Candlemas) – Across the Region: 
In Pays de la Loire, February means one thing: crepes, crepes, and more crepes! La Chandeleur is a beloved tradition in this region, where families gather to flip golden pancakes and indulge in all manner of delicious toppings. Whether you prefer yours with a dollop of Nutella or a sprinkle of sugar and calvados, there's no shortage of crepe-tastic delights to enjoy in Pays de la Loire, we hope you got to enjoy this event as much as we did! 
 
La Fête du Citron (The Lemon Festival) – Honfleur: 
Who knew that lemons could be so zestfully entertaining? Well, in Honfleur, anything is possible! The charming port town comes alive in February with the Fête du Citron, a whimsical celebration of all things lemony. From towering lemon sculptures to citrus-themed parades, you'll find yourself immersed in a tangy wonderland that's as refreshing as a glass of lemonade on a hot summer's day. 
 
La Saint-Valentin (Valentine's Day) – Romantic Spots Across the Region: 
Love is in the air in Pays de la Loire and what better way to celebrate than with a romantic getaway? Whether you're cosying up in a charming chateau (maybe Le Moulin), taking a leisurely stroll along the Loire River or indulging in a candlelit dinner overlooking the vineyards, this region offers the perfect backdrop for a memorable Valentine's Day. 
 
La Journée du Poisson d'Avril (April Fish Day) – Across the Region: 
Okay, okay, we know it's not April yet, but who says we can't start the fun a little early? In Pays de la Loire, February marks the unofficial start of April Fish Day, a lighthearted tradition where people play pranks on each other using paper fish. So, keep an eye out for those sneaky "poissons d'avril" hiding around every corner – you never know when you might become the unsuspecting victim of a playful prank! 
 
So, there you have it – a sneak peek at the selection of events happening in Pays de la Loire this February. Whether you're admiring the twinkling lights of Nantes, indulging in crepe-filled delights, or dancing the day away at the Cholet Carnival, there's no shortage of fun to be had in this charming region of France. So, pack your bags, embrace the joie de vivre and get ready for an unforgettable adventure in Pays de la Loire!  
 
Celebrating the Leap Year and Looking Forward to the Olympics - Across the Region: 
 
Did you know that 2024 is a leap year? That's right – we get an extra day of fun this February! So why not make the most of it by exploring everything that Pays de la Loire has to offer? And speaking of exciting events, let's not forget that the Olympics are coming to Paris this summer! Whether you're a sports fanatic or just love soaking up the electric atmosphere of international competition, it's sure to be an unforgettable experience. 
 
À bientôt! 
 
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