Good deals and events in France and Belgium
Holidays and long weekends are just around the corner! The Q-Park team has good plans and events in several major cities.
20 years since "Bordeaux Fête le Vin" was launched, an anniversary that will be celebrated from 14 to 18 June 2018 and whose theme will be: Tall Ships. The prestigious Tall Ships Regatta and its most beautiful and tall ships of the world will be gathered for a race that will take them from Liverpool to Dublin, then to Bordeaux. On the program, 5 days of musical celebration and the departure parade of the sailboats of the Tall Ships Regatta. The Hermione will be the first to make her way to Bordeaux 3 days before the Tall Ships fleet, don't miss this event!
In Brussels your stay will be festive! From April 9 to 15, 2018, the circus arts festival will invade the Place Sainte-Catherine neighbourhood with numerous free shows and activities.
From 5 to 6 May 2018, it will be the turn of the Iris festival to be celebrated. At the edge of the rue du Lombard where its Parliament is based, Brussels invites to celebrate the flower symbol of Brussels. On the program all around the districts: concerts, street shows and animations, open to all. Don't miss the concerts at the Place des Palais, which close this day!
The city will continue on the floral theme, for the celebration of the festival of flowers, Saturday, May 19, 2018! For its 30th edition, numerous street shows, and community and citizen initiatives will be on display. Visit the cobblestones of Place Gilson and all around the Maison Communale to enjoy it. When you arrive in Brussels by car, park near the station and reach the centre in just 5 minutes by underground. You'll avoid parking problems in the city centre!
On your way to Chartres to discover the city through a luminous journey! From April 14 to October 13, 2018, from nightfall until 1 a.m., you will be able to observe the luminous route and the scenic creations in the heart of the city for free!
If you wish to park in the city centre of Chartres, 3 car parks are available for online booking, including the Cathedral car park.
Thinking about spending late spring in a festive mood? Rendez-vous in Nice where the festival of May and Nice Music Live will rhythm the heart of the city.
Located in the garden of the Cimiez Arena and the participating districts, from 1 to 20 May 2018 the May festival is the opportunity to taste the specialties of the Niçoise cuisine and to discover the Niçoise culture through music, songs and dances.
Nice Music Live takes place from January 24 to May 31, 2018 in several venues around the city! Don't miss:
- Norah Jones, April 7 at Acropolis Palace
- Indochina, April 18 at the Nikaïa Palace
- Grand Corps Malade, May 24 at the Théâtre Lino Ventura
Don't forget to book your parking space in the centre of Nice to enjoy these worry-free events!
Sightseeing in the capital? Take this opportunity to visit the two operas of the city for free! As part of the European Opera Days, from 4 to 6 May 2018, many operas will open their doors. The opportunity to discover the mythical Opera Garnier, inaugurated in 1875 (free entrance on May 5 and 6).
You can't miss the Nuit des Musées on 19 May 2018 in Paris! This event is the opportunity for museums in France and Europe to open their doors around their collections, during an exceptional night. Discover for example the "Kupka" exhibition at the Grand Palais, the "Le mystère Clouzot" exhibition at the Cinémathèque française or attend a concert at the Musée de la Musique (Philharmonie de Paris).
Avoid a parking fee in Paris, book your parking space in advance in the city centre.
Saint-Malo's music will be the rhythm of spring. First of all, from 27 to 30 April 2018, the classical music festival celebrating its tenth edition, with a very beautiful musical programme: the Orchestre national de Lorraine, the duo Yann Barreaud and François Fontes, soloists Edgar Moreau and Camille Thomas on cello - rendez-vous at the Palais du Grand Large.
From May 25 to 26, 2018, the Saint-Malo Rock City takes over the music! Two free evenings of group concerts of rock, punk, folk, metal, pop, programmed on the two stages of La Nouvelle Vague (rue des Acadiens).
In Toulon, Hermione' arrival is eagerly awaited, she will stop over on the Quai de la Corse from 5 to 9 April, to know more do not hesitate to read our dedicated article.