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France is geographically one of the most diverse countries in Europe and has a lot to offer the tourist including coastlines along the Mediterranean Sea, cities with a rich cultural heritage and the winter sport resorts of the French Alps.
 
 
France is the world's most popular tourist destination boasting dozens of major tourist attractions like ParisCôte d'Azur (the French Riviera), the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts in the Alps, the castles of Loire Valley, Brittany and Normandy, the wine districts like Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhône, the Loire Valley and Champagne.

Add to this that French cuisine is one of the finest in the world; cooking and eating are part of French culture and lifestyle. France has numerous cities and towns of interest to travelers. 

Paris is of course on top of the list, but cities like BordeauxLyon, Lille, NiceCannes and Aix-en-Provence are among the most visited. 

France is the largest country in Europe, slightly larger than Spain. The landscape is diverse, with mountains in the east and south, including Mount Blanc, which is Europe's highest point. 
 
 
Lowland France consists of four river basins: The Seine in the north, Loire and the Garonne flowing eastwards and the Rhône, which flows from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean Sea. The coastal areas to the west border the Bay of Biscay, which forms part of the Atlantic Ocean, and the English Channel and to the south the Mediterranean Sea. 

The total population of France is around 61.5 million; the French capital Paris has a population of about 12 million, making it one of the largest cities in Europe.
Geographic and climatic variations make France an ideal country for a huge variety of holiday activities. Among the most popular are watersportscyclinggolfingskiingcanal boatinghiking and fishing.

Driving through France can be a great way of getting into the heart of the French countryside and experience some of the true traditional France. You cannot help but enjoy traveling at your own pace, stopping at quaint villages and historic towns to experience the local 
French food and staying in family run guest houses or hotels.

With over 120,000 km of marked paths, walking is a very popular activity in France. Whilst you may hike at liberty, you must respect the regulations laid out for French camping holidays, especially in nature reserves. Mountaineering and rock climbing holidays are organized with the Club Alpin Francais.

The country has a large number of ski resorts in the French Alps as well as in the Pyrenees. Among the major resorts are Chamonix, Val Thorens, Val d'Isere, Meribel and La Plagne. The skiing season runs from early December to the end of April.
 
 
 

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·         Tourist Attractions in France
·         French Cuisine
·         French River Boating
·         Golf in France
·         Driving in France
·         Hotels in France
·         French Holiday Rentals
·         Domestic Travel in France
·         Paris
·         Bordeaux
·         Lyon
·         Strasbourg
·         Avignon
·         Aix-en-Provence
·         Reims
·         Nice
·         Cannes
·         Montpellier
·         Ile de France
·         Southeastern France
·         Southwestern France
·         Central France
·         Northwestern France
·         Northeastern France
·         Northern France
·         French Overseas Regions
·         French Riviera
·         Languedoc
·         Cote dArgent
·         Cote de Lumiere
·         Brittany
·         Corsica
·         Car Holidays in France
·         French Canal Boating
·         Hiking in France
·         Cycling in France
·         Watersports in France
·         Sailing in France
·         Mountain Climbing in France
·         Wine Tasting in France
·         French Golfing
·         Fishing in France
·         The Northern Alps
·         The Three Valleys
·         The Southern Alps
·         The French Pyrenees
·         Other French Ski Areas
 
Tourist Attractions in France
Hotels in France
French Holiday Rentals
French River Boating
Short Breaks to France
Golf in France
French Cuisine
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Domestic Travel in France
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