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Two must-see fairs in February in Paris

Categories : Fairs and Trade Shows, published on : 2/15/17

In February, two major salons take place in the capital. Each attracts many visitors who have come to participate in these famous events and see the sights of Paris. The Salon de l'Agriculture will feature all the wonders of the rural world, including its best gastronomic products, while the Retromobile show will take you on a journey through time as you marvel at its beautiful old vehicles. Two great reasons to book your stay at the Chess Hotel.


Enjoy the best gastronomic products at the Salon de l'Agriculture in Paris


From 25th February to 7th March, the 54th International Agricultural Show will be held at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre in Paris. Renowned in France and throughout the world, it is the annual rendesvous of the rural world and it’s attended by more than 600,000 curious people each year. All the exhibitors and stands present will highlight the wonders of agriculture – an invitation for you to explore and discover. See some of the most beautiful French animals, the various vegetable and grain crops, and all the other exceptional facets of the agricultural sector.  However, gastronomy is what really make the Salon de l'Agriculture worth the detour. You’re guaranteed an exquisite journey through the tastes and flavours of the world via gourmet products from around twenty countries.

Admire the most beautiful old vehicles at the Rétromobile show


The Rétromobile antique car show is the second important event that takes place in Paris during the month of February. From 8th to 12th February, the Salon Rétromobile will present its 42nd edition show at Porte de Versailles in Paris. Since 1976, the show has exhibited the most beautiful vintage cars and it attracts over 70,000 visitors each year. You will be amazed by the wonderful old cars on show. One of the highlights of the 2017 exhibition will be an exhibition of six cars from the famous French luxury icon, Delage.