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France Travel Information

France is one of the major tourist destinations of the world. One can find a large number of tourist attractions in France, which are symbols of the country's rich culture and history and which attracts millions and millions of tourists to this country every year. The French welcome nearly 70 million visitors annually - there is so much to see. The world's number one tourist destination, France is a country of contrasts with a multitude of landscapes, offering holidays to suit all tastes and budgets. France is blessed with sunny weather, beautiful countryside, a nice selection of beaches, historic cities, ornate churches, picturesque chateaus, and some of the best food and wine in the world. Perenially popular Provence, with its lavender fields and warm climate, and Paris, arguably the most romantic city in the world, top the list in terms of visitor numbers. France is also famous for its culinary traditions, and the French take pride in their food. France has countless tourist attractions, ranging from the museums and monuments of Paris to beaches on the Riviera and ski slopes in the Alps. Places to visit in France are endless and there is something to suit everyone with theme parks, sporting venues, walking trails, museums, landmarks, monuments, festivals, carnivals, sandy beaches and quality shopping.

Paris is the capital of France. The capital of France is located on the banks of river Seine. In North-Central France. Paris is also the capital of the Ile-de-France region.

Attractions

Beaches   

France has a long and scenic coastline extending over 3,427 km, and housing some of the finest beaches in the world. Beaches in France are known for their breathtaking coastal scenery, soft and clean sands, and world-class hotels and resorts. France has several world-renowned natural beaches, including the famous Cap d'Agde. Natural beaches in France are excellent for lazing, sunbathing, or indulging in a wide range of exciting water sports. The beaches in France along the Mediterranean Sea on the south coast are clean and soft, and are Almost every coastal region in France is blessed with world-class beaches. The beaches along the Mediterranean on the south coast are clean and soft, and are the finest beaches in France.

Accommodation

A growing tourist destination, there has been a good rise in the number of hotels and resorts in France. Catering to a wide range, these hotels and resorts in France have a wide range too. From star hotels to budget hotels are available in France.France has a wide range of accommodations. In France most hotels are government rated. They are inspected and rated with respect to their level of comfort, amenities, and quality of service. Hotels in France are classified by stars according to their facilities and not necessarily their charm. French hotels are approved and checked by official authorities, and classified into six categories: no star, 1*, 2*, 3*, 4* and 4*L (Luxury). Prices, which are displayed at the hotel entrance and in the bedrooms, must include taxes and service. Hotel rates are also unregulated and usually there is an extra charge for breakfast and a surcharge can be added for an extra bed. In most cases, rooms must be freed by noon on the day of departure. In general rooms provide double or twin beds. Supplements can be charged for an additional bed and for breakfast. There are over 18,300 hotels, inns and motels in France.

Shopping in France

Shopping in France is one of the main activities which the travelers usually love to embark upon. Moreover, the fantastic country of France beams with numerous activities even at the odd hours of the day. France has always been the major attraction for tourists. Shopping in France is a great experience because France is probably, the ultimate shopper's paradise. Shopping in France includes lace, crystal glass, cheese, coffee, wines, spirits and liquors which are available amply at Crystal D'Arques which is situated between St Omar and Calais. Lille, which is the main town in France is known for textiles, specially fine lace. Of the other Activities in France, shopping is considered to be an important one. There are many antique centers where good quality of antique furniture and other objects are displayed for sale. The two popular antique centers are Louvre des Antiquaries and the Village Suisse. Shopping in France is really a great experience.

In fact, there are many things to do in France. Shopping helps you to choose from a variety of objects and it is a great pleasure Shopping in France.

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