Spain’s Renfe will begin operating daily high-speed services between Lyon and Barcelona, with daily Marseille-Madrid services following in October.
The American film festival in Deauville is running from September 1 to 10.
And, finally, France’s controversial pension reform bill officially comes into force from this date. Gradual increases in the retirement age will come into play, until by 2030 the retirement age reaches 64.
The Braderie de Lille, one of Europe’s largest flea markets, will run for two days on September 2 and 3.
French pupils will return to school on this date across all of the French school zones.
The Rugby World Cup kicks off with a match between France and New Zealand at the Stade de France.
Nine cities across France will host games for the tournament, which ends on October 28.
Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs) and traffic wardens at airports are set to go on strike for one day over a payment dispute relating to increased inflation.
Flights both to and from France’s major airports will be affected, as well as international flights traversing French airspace. Journeys on the days and prior and after could also be affected.
Fans travelling to Rugby World Cup matches such as Ireland vs Tonga and Wales vs Portugal on September 16 could see their journeys affected.
The weekend of September 15 to 17 also sees the 40th anniversary of the European Heritage Days, with a number of museums and cultural sites offering free entry, mainly on the weekend.
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King Charles III and Queen Camilla will conduct their first official visit to France since Charles became monarch.
They will spend time in both Paris and Bordeaux, between September 20 and 22.
The Fête des Jardins will also take place between September 20 and 24 in Paris, including tours and workshops with those who work in Paris’ green spaces.
Players will compete in Europe’s oldest golf tournament, the Open de France, which will be held in the Yvelines department between September 21 and 24.
Taxe foncière bills for those who pay in monthly instalments will arrive in their personal online space on the French tax website (impots.gouv.fr) on this date.
Those who pay in a one-off payment have already received their bill on September 30. For those who receive physical letters, they will be sent out by September 26 ( for one-off payments) or September 18 and October 6 (for monthly payments).
The deadline to pay the bill via a one-off payment is October 16.
Pope Francis will visit Marseille on September 23 and 24, in his first visit to the country since 2014.
MPs and local councillors will vote in the Senate elections. Half of the chamber's seats will be renewed.
The Dinard British Film Festival will be held in the Breton town between September 27 and October 1.