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Discover the skills excellence of EPVs this Christmas!

2017 is drawing to a close. These Christmas holidays, why not explore France’s living heritage – a genuine national treasure – by visiting some of the EPV factories and workshops that contribute to the richness of the French regions? Artisans with rare expertise, passionate about their crafts, will take you behind the scenes at their EPV-labelled firms. Come and share the passion of these highly skilled men and women, who have managed to preserve their know-how while at the same time expanding and developing it.

If you’re a foodie, this festive season is an opportunity to check out some of the food-related speciality products made in Paris or the Auvergne.

For skiers, if you’re heading off to the snowy slopes of
Savoie or Haute-Savoie, call in on the EPVs in the area! Or will you be passing through Provence, where nativity scenes are found in all homes at this time of year?

Or why not stop off in
Alsace or Lorraine, where you will find local specialities and traditional delectable products to add to your Christmas spread. You will also find plenty of original gift ideas produced by artisan makers.


So no time to hang about, hit
the EPV trail this Christmas and discover the excellence of French skills!


03 December 2017