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February 16, 2012
Feb. 16 to March 6
Put some zest into your life by visiting the Menton Lemon Festival in southeastern France. The festival, now in its 80th year, features floats, light displays, a children's carnival, parades and plenty of lemons -- about 140 tons of citrus fruits will used for displays and floats during the event. The theme for this year's celebration is "Around the World in 80 Days," inspired by the 1873 Jules Verne novel.