A good way of finding out what's going only where you're staying is to get the local newspaper. Of course, your French needs to be up to it, but you'll often find out about special events, and reduced prices by making the effort.

Le Parisien – One of the top selling France newspapers: contains articles about politics, economy, leisure and entertainment, media and people, football, rugby, basketball, volleyball, movies, music, TV programs, weather, horoscopes, maps, weather, regional and city news.

Le Figaro – Founded in 1826 Daily Le Figaro is one of the oldest French newspapers.

Le Monde – Leading French evening daily newspaper.

L'Humanité – French-language daily newspaper.

Libération – Daily newspaper published in Paris. The newspaper focusing on world politics, company, economy, science, media, books, theatre, music, movies, and more.

La Tribune – French business newspaper contains in-depth articles about economy, politics, industry, banking, finance, stock exchange, life insurance, jobs, and employment.

Les Échos – French economic and financial newspaper.

France Soir – French daily newspaper covering regional politics, economy, transport, security, religion, justice, health, football, champions league, literature, tourism, and more.

20 minutes – Popular free newspaper in France. Local edition of the newspaper published from Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseilles, Nantes, Paris, Strasbourg, and Toulouse.

Metro (France) – The newspaper published by Swedish media company Modern Times Group (MTG). In France regional edition of the newspaper publishes in Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Paris, Rennes, Strasbourg, and Toulouse.

L'Équipe – French sports newspaper distributed nationwide. The newspaper covers football, motorcycle, tennis, golf, rugby, basketball, hand/volleyball, cycling, racing, and more.

Le Canard enchaîné – Leading weekly newspaper published since 1915.

Minute – Weekly newspaper founded in 1962.

Connexion – Monthly English-language newspaper; available online.

Le Monde diplomatique – Monthly newspaper established in 1954.

Rue 89 – French news portal was launched in 2007.

Le Bien Public – Daily newspaper published in Dijon.

Midi Libre – General interest newspaper published in Montpellier.

La Voix du Nord – Regional newspaper serving northern area of France.

Le Progrès – Daily broadsheet format newspaper, based in Lyon.

La Dépêche du Midi – Toulouse based regional daily newspaper.

L'Est Républicain – Daily regional newspaper published in Nancy.

Sud-Ouest – Regional newspaper serving Charente, Charente-Maritime, Dordogne, Gers, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, and Pyrénées-Atlantiques.

Ouest France – Local newspaper based in Rennes.

France Amerique – One of the French-language newspapers in New York.

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