FRANCE travel GUIDE


Are you looking for the ultimate France travel guide? You've found it. 

You'll discover everything you need to plan your trip to France. Whether you're travelling for a holiday, short break or on business we've got you covered. This site has hundreds of pages on how to plan your trip. What to see, eat and drink when you get there and how to explore this wonderful country. 

The France Travel Guide is written by a team of writers who all have three things in common: 

  • They love to travel.
  • They love to share their knowledge and experiences.
  • They love France.

why travel to France?


Beautiful. Cultured. Historic. Charming. Vibrant. Artistic. Friendly. Amazing.

Travel to France and explore the regions, visit the cities and towns or enjoy beautiful villages.

Learn how to get there, how to get around, where to stay, and where to eat.


Check out the country's natural beauty, the wonderful beaches and its magnificent coastline. Marvel at the high mountains of the Pyrenees, the Alps and the Auvergne.

Taste your way through regional and local dishes. And quaff the wines and spirits for which the country is rightly renowned.

Enjoy the music and art, the culture and festivals. Bathe in the remarkable luminescence of light that so enthralled artists, past and present.


What is the france travel guide?

The France Travel Guide is fiercely independent. We're not trying to sell you a holiday and we're not a front for a travel operator. But we do accept advertising from hotels, chateaus and guest houses.

We may even recommend a product or two which we think you'll find appealing. But there's no cost to you for using this website. Over 300 pages of great information are freely available. 

Enjoy the France Travel Guide with our compliments. 

Mont Blanc is the highest summit in France
at 4 810 metres (15,780 feet)


fast facts

Population (Mainland France)
66,632,870

Area
551,695 km² (Metropolitan France)

Neighbours
Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Spain and Andorra.

French inventions
Taxis, hot air balloon, internal combustion engine, inflatable tyres, sewing machine, bikini, cafetière, braille, camera phone, hairdryer, parachute

French world records
World's most expensive bottle of French wine (1811 Château d'Yquem sold for £75,000 ($117,000))

In 2015, a painting of two Tahitian girls by the French artist Gauguin was sold for nearly $300m (£197m), making it the most expensive work of art ever sold.

Assassination attempts survived
General de Gaulle is said to have survived no fewer than 31 assassination attempts


Wandering the streets of Villefranche de Conflent, Occitanie




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