All the 14 regions and 35 cities we cover

All the 14 regions and 35 cities we cover

France has 13 regions, all different from each other.

We add Monaco which is reachable from Nice airport, located 30 minutes away.

To get there, 45 international airports, high quality highways and a rail transport network open to competition since December 2020.

The 2 regions in France that host nearly 80% of Mice groups are Paris Iles de France and Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur.

 

Paris Iles de France https://www.france.fr/fr/paris  

The MICE Industry (conferences, conventions, congresses, seminars, incentives) in the Paris region represents 16.4 million stays with an average duration of 3.8 days.

It is 390 places for seminars, conventions and congresses with more than 150 seats (47 above 1,000 seats), Paris is the leading congress destination. Every year in Paris, more than 1,600 events are organized, including more than 446 international trade shows. 

91% of the visitor is a repeater; the professional traveller is a faithful of the destination

At 71%, he wants to come back in 1 to 2 years

(source: Paris Ile-de-France Regional Tourism Committee) 

CTA For your event are you looking for a particular city or neighbourhood?

  • Paris CDG airport
  • Paris downtown
  • Versailles
  • Chantilly
  • Disney
  • Vaux le Vicomte
  • Another destination?

 

Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur (capital of Marseille), including Monaco. https://www.france.fr/fr/cote-dazur  https://www.france.fr/fr/provence  

The Professional Meetings and Events Industry in the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region represents 6% of the tourist clientele, i.e. +1.7 million stays, generating 7.5 million overnight stays.

More than 6% of stays are for “Business” reasons. Professional meetings and events (business meetings, congresses, seminars, training courses, etc.) are becoming more and more important.

Average length of stay: 4.5 days compared to 6.6 days for a tourist who consumes “leisure” value!

The Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region ranks third in Europe in terms of tourist capacity. The upper hotel sector occupies a predominant position and ranks 2nd nationally for establishments 4 **** and 5 *****.

With 25 congress centres and seminar centres from 150 to 2,500 seats (6 above 1,000), the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region is a leading congress destination! The region hosts more than 30 internationally renowned trade shows. 

(source: Paca Regional Tourism Committee)

For your event are you looking for a particular city or area?

  • Nice
  • Monaco
  • Cannes
  • Saint-Tropez
  • Marseille
  • Aix en Provence
  • Avignon
  • Another city?
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The 17 most popular destinations that generate the most interest in your group and business travel programs are: 

Alpes Mont Blanc (Chamonix) https://www.france.fr/fr/alpes-mont-blanc

Alsace Lorraine (capital Strasbourg)  https://www.france.fr/fr/alsace-lorraine

Auvergne (Volcanoes region) https://www.france.fr/fr/auvergne

Bordeaux https://www.france.fr/fr/bordeaux

Brittany (capital of Rennes); https://www.france.fr/fr/ou-aller

Burgundy-Franche-Comté (capital Dijon); https://www.france.fr/fr/bourgogne

Centre-Val de Loire (capital of Orléans); https://www.france.fr/fr/val-de-loire

Champagne https://www.france.fr/fr/la-champagne

Corsica (capital Ajaccio) ; https://www.france.fr/fr/corsica

Dordogne https://www.france.fr/fr/vallee-de-la-dordogne

Hauts-de-France (capital of Lille); https://www.france.fr/fr/hauts-de-france

Lyon; https://www.france.fr/fr/lyon 

Normandy (capital Rouen); https://www.france.fr/fr/normandie

Occitania (capital of Toulouse); https://www.france.fr/fr/occitanie-sud-de-france 

Pays Basque (Biarritz ) https://www.france.fr/fr/biarritz-pays-basque

Pays de la Loire (capital Nantes)

Pyrenees https://www.france.fr/fr/pyrenees  

 

When your program exceeds 4 days in France, french-events.com offers tailor-made tours combining several cities or regions.

The most interesting combinations mainly for incentive and theme trips are in our opinion:

Paris Champagne

Paris Loire Normandy

Paris Monaco

Bordeaux Biarritz

Lyon Alpes

Nice Monaco

Nice Marseille

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