Located in Western Europe, France offers a travel destination that can satisfy a desire for any type of holiday. With sun-soaked golden sandy beaches, ski resorts in the Alps and the most romantic city in the world that is Paris, there is very little about this country that could disappoint.
France is well known for iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame cathedral and the Louvre gallery in Paris which is home to the famous Mona Lisa painting created by Leonardo da Vinci.
If you are seeking a city break destination this year Paris is a fantastic option and is justifiably at the top of most people’s European holiday destinations.
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REGIONS OF FRANCE
- French Guiana (South America)
- Guadeloupe (Caribbean)
- Martinique (Caribbean)
- Mayotte (Indian Ocean)
- Réunion (Indian Ocean)
PLACES TO VISIT IN FRANCE
One of the toughest choices with planning a visit to France is choosing which towns and cities to visit – you are spoilt for choice! Here we have compiled a list of some of our favourite French destinations.
Located on the French Riviera, Cannes is most widely known for the annual International Film Festival. There is far more to Cannes however with its long sandy beaches to relax on, premium boutiques to shop in and world-class hotels to stay at, located along the Boulevard de la Croisette.
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc is a popular skiing resort located at the base of the highest summit in the Alps, Mont Blanc. Outside of the ski season you’ll find that the cable cars continue to operate offering hiking and incredible mountainous views across the surrounding peaks and glacier fields.
FRANCE TRAVEL GUIDES
France offers so many exciting places to visit for holidaymakers. Whether you are seeking sun-soaked coastal regions like Cannes, metropolitan cities like Paris or the best ski resorts in the French Alps, be sure to buy yourself a good travel guide for France. With the latest information on the best places to visit, eat and drink along with local tips and tricks, don’t leave home without one.
LEARN MORE ABOUT FRANCE
The Capital City of France is Paris, located to the north of the country which is famous for the iconic Eiffel Tower, Champs-Élysées and Sacré-Coeur.