WELCOME TO FRANCE
France is a beautiful and varied country. The hexagon offers some of the world’s highest mountain ranges and its most magical coastlines. From rugged Brittany, to the elegant Côte d’Azur with its the long stretch of Mediterranean Sea, unsurpassable and varied beaches are here. Beyond its star, Paris, France’s cities offer a rich cultural heritage, from the famed Châteaux like Versailles and those lesser known of every region, to a magnificent smorgasbord of Museums. Its food and wine, its vineyards, and its great chefs, are also major attractions.
Paris, the capital city, is the most visited city in the world. Paris attractions for tourists include museums such as the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay, and edifices like the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, and Disneyland Paris. Its restaurants and night life are renowned, and its shopping is second to none.
Other parts of France
Notable French cities are Avignon with the Popes’ Palace, Arles, Aix-en-Provence, Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nice. In the eastern parts of France are the famed and excellent skiing resorts of the Alpes, like Chamonix and Courcheval, etc.. The major wine regions are Bordeaux, Burgundy, Alsace, the Loire and now the Languedoc.
In Provence, enjoy discovering the Roman ruins, the medieval Bastide towns, and fabulous châteaux and gardens open to the public. Don’t miss the wonderful Market Towns, where you will find artisanal products from foie gras to honey from local farms, ceramics, pottery and other crafts, fabrics, and even antiques to take home and treasure fill.