From paper-wrapped baguettes to crumb-prone croissants, French food is a way of life. Hearty bœuf bourguignon (beef stew in a rich wine jus), is a restaurant regular, and escargots, or snails to you and I, have slithered their way onto many a menu too!
France is home to vibrant cities, stunning landscapes, food and culture, making it the perfection Holiday destination. From skiing to city trips, from culinary experiences to wine tastings… find your perfect holiday in France!
Spire-studded skylines, crop-covered countryside, sugar-scented boulangeries… say ‘bonjour’ to a petit place named France. Famed for its food, its fashion, its arts – there’s nothing this super chic spot hasn’t mastered. And when it comes to its resorts, well, they’re second to none. Take your pick between teal-coloured coastlines and unmissable cities, each one as magical as the last…
France was visited by 89 million foreign tourists in 2018, making it the most popular tourist destination in the world.
France has 37 sites inscribed in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List and features cities or sites of high cultural interest (Paris being the foremost, but also Loire Valley, Toulouse, Strasbourg, Bordeaux, Lyon and others), beaches and seaside resorts, ski resorts, and rural regions that many enjoy for their beauty and tranquillity. Small and picturesque French villages of quality heritage.
France is the world’s leading tourist destination. It is situated at the heart of western Europe, bordering on all the larger countries in the region – Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and – across the straits of Dover – the UK.
Weather in France
France has a mostly temperate climate, although there are many regional differences. France generally enjoys cool winters and mild summers except along the Mediterranean where mild winters and hot summers are the norm.
Around 1hr 30mins from the UK