With neighbors such as such as Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, England as well as large Mediterranean and Atlantic coastlines, it is hardly surprising that France boasts of being one of the most visited travel destinations in the world. With 80 million plus tourists visiting France every year, France vacations take you where there is magic, culture and history. Offering some spectacular attractions like the Capital City of Paris, the winter sports resorts in the Alps, Côte d'Azur (the French Riviera), and the gorgeous Atlantic beaches, Cannes, Lyon, Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, the heritage Castles in cities like Loire Valley, Brittany, Normandy etc, and France is also very popular and famous for its food and wines. Cheeses and fashion add further to the appeal, charm, and delight of this country.
France vacations are also popular because of its wide range of climates that vary from temperate winters to mild summers in and around Paris; while the Mediterranean coastline enjoys mild winders to warm summers; and many other parts of the country enjoy combinations of cold winters, hot summers, and rain. With so much variety in climate, the topography of the country is diverse and attractive. Perhaps that is why some of the best cheeses and wines come from France!
Besides the regular and common tourist destinations in France, the slightly different ones include the Canal du Midi - a wonderful and history inland waterway built during the 17th century linking the Atlantic Ocean with the Mediterranean Sea. The Franche Comté - the land of never-ending sunshine and azure waters with small romantic hilly villages precariously balanced on rough mountain peaks. The Rhone-Alps - surrounded by craggy mountain peaks, this region is very popular for its hiking and winter-related sports.
There are many more offbeat destinations in France that you'll need your senses to guide you on what to do and where to go during your France vacations!Find Flight + Hotel deal in France and save up to 70%!