FRANCE

France is located on the western edge of Europe, bordered by the Bay of Biscay (North Atlantic Ocean) in the west, by the English Channel in the northwest, and by the North Sea in the north. France borders Belgium and Luxembourg in the northeast, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy in the east, the Mediterranean Sea, Monaco, Spain and Andorra in the south. In addition, France shares maritime borders with the United Kingdom.


Metropolitan France, or Mainland France includes the island of Corsica. France overseas regions include (French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, and Reunion). Other major dependencies are French Polynesia and New Caledonia.

 

Fun Fact: France is more than twice the size of the United Kingdom!

quick facts about FRANCE

CAPITAL

PARIS

65.27M

CURRENCY

EURO

POPULATION

TOTAL AREA

547,557 Km²

TIME ZONE

GMT +1

230V/50Hz/ plug type(s):C,E

ELECTRICITY/PLUG TYPE

FRENCH

TELEPHONE CODE

+33

ROAD DRIVING SIDE

RIGHT

MAJOR LANGUAGES

CLIMATE

Generally cool winters and mild summers, but mild winters and hot summers along the Mediterranean; occasionally strong, cold, dry north to northwesterly wind know as the mistral.

Hugging is a much less common form of greeting in France than in other countries, and may be received uncomfortably.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

In the spring (April to June) or fall (September to November) when there are fewer tourists, lower prices, and moderate temperatures. The summer months can be hot, crowded, and expensive.

CULTURAL PRACTICES

FRANCE CITY BREAKS

Customize your itinerary to visit the beautiful cities of France in one single trip.

Combine as many cities inside France as you like.

Interested in visiting more than one country in a single trip? No Problem at all !!

Combine any two or more cities inside Europe into one single itinerary and enjoy a lifetime experience.

 

FIT / GROUPS

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A wide range of optional Activities

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Available 365 Days / Year

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FIT / GROUPS

2 Nights / 3 Days + Extension Nights

3, 4 & 5 Stars Hotel Choices

A wide range of optional Activities

Private Transfers

Available 365 Days / Year

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