Victor Hugo compared the beauty of Bordeaux to Versailles while the rest of us equate it to Paris without the stress, crowds, and expense. The ultimate pilgrimage for gastronomes and oenophiles.
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From the undulating lavender fields of Provence to the snowy slopes of Chamonix, the windswept beaches of Bordeaux along the Atlantic Coast to the well-trodden pavements of Paris, the landscape of l’hexagone offers a visual spectacle of snow-capped alpine ranges, verdant farmlands, grand chateaux and sparkling Mediterranean coastlines.
Home to a world-famous gastronomic tradition, a fiercely protected language and a cherished array of architectural wonders, France is saturated with unique history and culture. Following a tumultuous past of political debate, maladroit monarchs and bloody revolution, France has become a forward-thinking and thoroughly modern nation, whose people are imbued with a deep sense of pride and identity.
Indulge in culinary marvels, explore quaint and quirky villages and admire the chic and artistic aesthetic of French fashion, architecture and art. A thriving tourist destination; you will find that there is still plenty to be discovered in France.
"Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun every year" - Unknown