France seduces travellers with its unfalteringly familiar culture, woven around cafe terraces, village-square markets and lace-curtained bistros with their plat du jour (dish of the day) chalked on the board.
France is about world-class art and architecture. It seduces with iconic landmarks known the world over and rising stars yet to be discovered. This country's cultural repertoire is staggering – in volume and diversity.
France is, after all, the world's top tourism destination with millions of visitors each year who flock to the land of the Gauls to feast on its extraordinary wealth of museums, galleries, ateliers (artist workshops) and hands-on cultural experiences.
Food is of enormous importance to the French and the daily culinary agenda takes no prisoners: breakfasting on warm croissants from the boulangerie (bakery), stopping off at Parisian bistros, and market shopping are second nature to the French
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A stroll through the lily-clad gardens Monet painted, or a walk on a beach in Brittany scented with the subtle infusion of language, music and mythology brought by 5th-century Celtic invaders.
The terroir (land) of France weaves a varied journey from northern France's cliffs and sand dunes to the piercing blue sea of the French Riviera and Corsica's green oak forests.
Outdoor action is what France's lyrical landscape demands – and there's something for everybody. Whether you end up walking barefoot across wave-rippled sand to Mont St-Michel
Riding a cable car to glacial panoramas above Chamonix or cartwheeling down Europe's highest sand dune, France does not disappoint.
There’s also a fascinating history, flavorful rustic cuisine (think apples, poultry and creamy, fresh dairy), romantic windswept beaches and exquisite coastal towns… It’s the perfect place for a vacation retreat or a tranquil year-round home.
Be Awed by the World's Greatest Art Collection at the Louvre, the most recognized symbol of Paris
Visit Gothic Notre Dame de Paris, with its famous windows & enjoy unforgettable views of Paris
Walk along famous Promenade des Anglais, walkway that stretches for seven kilometres along the coast
Explore Nice Old Town & Cours Saleya, with its shady alleyways, colourful facades & Mediterranean shutters
Admire the spectacular Notre Dame de la Garde, situated on the top of a hill
Explore Fort Saint-Jean, a massive waterfront fortress as entrance to Old Port
Visit La Cité du Vin, France’s premier wine museum, which will engage all your senses
Be surrounded by art at Bassins de Lumières, the world’s largest digital art museum