France Travel Guides & Information
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.
Exploring the history of this nineteenth century French châtea...
A guide to getting the best out of Bordeaux’ Wines
Where to go, eat and sleep on Bordeaux 'Silver Coast'
Bordeaux is full of surprises when it comes to chocolate
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.
Did you know
- France is the most visited country in the world, with over 75 million visitors a year.
- Mont Blanc is the highest peak in Europe.
- The Eiffel tower was originally intended to be dismantled and sold as scrap after its construction.
- Over 300 kinds of cheese are made in France.
- The fabric denim was invented in France. It is de Nîmes: from Nîmes.
Destinations in France
"When you come to a fork in the road, take it" - Yogi Berra