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France eGuide provides information on all French towns, cities and gives an overview of what a visitor to France should do and see. Paris is the centre of France's tourist trade, with attractions such as the Louvre (its famous art museum), the Eiffel Tower, and the stunning works of architecture along the River Seine. For outdoor types the Loire valley is a region of exquisite countryside and majestic castles.


Art galleries

If it's a beach holiday you're after, the south of France and the French Riviera beckons. Situated on the Mediterranean Sea, the area is famous for the glamour of St Tropez and the Cannes Film Festival. The country's gastronomic marvels are famous the world over and the French pride themselves on their cuisine. Whether dining out in a fine restaurant or somewhere more humble, you're sure to find an enormous variety of well-cooked, well-presented food.

Have a tipple in the famous wine region of Bordeaux, or revel in the sumptuous past at Versailles. This is where King Louis XIV transformed the place into an impressive castle with wonderful gardens. The pope's palace in Avignon is a popular pit-stop as the city was the capital of the Christian world during the 14 th Century.

Historic sights

You can review hotels in France to find the best places to stay. You can also enjoy great France ski holidays. There are plenty of cheap flights to Paris to get you to this wonderful destination whether for a holiday or business.

The Northern Region of France
Nord/Pas-de-Calais has 150 miles of coastline featuring prominent cliffs and sandy beaches. Nord/Pas-de-Calais also offers visitors vistas of gentle meadows and rolling hills dotted with countless windmills. Picardy is mostly rural with forests, green pastures and ponds. Picardy is also where France had its historical beginnings.



The Western Region of France
Normandy is where the Anglo-Saxon heritage was formed and it offers visitors many miles of diverse coastline and an abundantly flourishing countryside. Brittany exhibits a wide assortment of megaliths, castles, manors, chapels, old villages and giant boulders extending from the coast to the countryside. Brittany is purported to sum up the entire French way of life.

Poitou Charente enjoys a mild climate, three hundred miles of soft sandy beaches and sweet-smelling pine forests. With an average of 2,250 hours of sunshine per year, Poitou Charente is the sunniest part of Western France.

Loire Valley awes its visitors with matchless innate beauty of countless streams, regal oak trees and an abundant green countryside.

Western Loire Valley has always been favored by royalty who constructed splendid castles, glorious chateaux, impressive abbeys and marvelous mansions through the entire area. Many of these breathtaking structures are open to the public. Western Loire Valley also includes nearly two hundred miles of sandy beaches along the Atlantic coastline, many bays and small islands as well as the Loire River that flows through its rich countryside.

National parks
Theme parks

The Eastern Region of France
Champagne is the original home of the world's best champagnes and it is known for its genteel sophistication. Lorraine offers an abundance of historical accounts reflecting Europe 's struggle for peace among gently sloping green hills. Alsace offers the perfect setting for hiking and biking through storybook-like villages, humbling forests and tranquil lakes. Franche-Comté has 1,300 miles of officially marked hiking and cross-country skiing trails through a high valley, rugged mountains, dense forests, steep cliffs, cavernous gorges and surging waterfalls. Burgundy is the world renowned French center for wine making and it presents scenes of Flemish polychrome roofs and multi-colored vistas.

The Southern Region of France
Corsica was known by the Ancient Greeks as Kallisto, the “island most beautiful.” Half of Corsica is covered with high wooded mountains and is surrounded by six hundred miles of coastline. French Riviera is nested along the Mediterranean coast and offers visitors chic international elegance. Languedoc-Roussillon allows visitors to experience rich histories of Roman monuments, Greek ruins, medieval castles and age-old villages all of which are deeply set in vineyards and farmlands. Rhone-Alps is spread out at the base Europe's highest peak, Mont Blanc which is 15,771 feet high. Provence is located between the blue Mediterranean Sea and the French Alps. Due to its location, Provence features a wide assortment of geographical wonders.

The Southwestern Region of France
Aquitaine has a history dating back to the Cro-Magnon pre-historic man who lived in the caves of this region and left amazing paintings for visitors to view. Midi-Pyrénées offers a diverse mixture of history, landscape, culture and cuisine like no other region of France can.

The Central Region of France
Auvergne offers awe-inspiring inactive volcanoes, crystal clear lakes, snaking rivers and deep forests. Limousin presents the perfect setting to visitors who prefer untouched surroundings and immaculate countryside.

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