Renowned as world's most famous and most visited tourist destination, France is nestled in Western Europe holding some of the greatest treasure troves. The country is an irresistible assortment of picture perfect landscapes, cultural foible, remarkable fashion sense, historical bequest and of course gastronomic adventures. Basking in the glory of Mother Nature, France offers distinct geographical features from rolling countryside and majestic mountains to stunning white sand beaches and sun-drenched vineyards. With its dash of contemporary finesse and lavish lifestyle, this country will leave you in absolute awe.
France is the largest country in Western Europe sharing a border with seven countries including Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Andorra. There are twenty-two administrative districts in France. However, the country is loosely divided into six tourist regions each one with its own character and cuisine, tradition and dialect ofFrench language: North-west FranceThe heart of FranceNorth-east FranceSouth-west FranceUpland France And Le-Midi - Southern France Two-thirds of France is mountains and hills including The Alps, Vosges and Pyrenees and the Mediterranean coasts are home to the popular tourist area, the French Riviera.
March - May and September - November is the best time to visit France
Spring (March-May) or autumn season (September-November) would be the best time to visit France. During these seasons, the number of tourists and the prices of the accommodation would be less when compared to the summer days. Summer in France would be crowded, hot, and very expensive. In the winter season, most of the cities of France would be cold and wet although winter would be the best time for visiting all the famous museums in France.
Rich culture, heritage and past. Delicious food. Geographical diversity. Picturesque landscapes. Marvellous architecture. Great Shopping experience.
Crazy traffic. Extreme summer heat. Hikes price during peak tourism season. Huge crowd during summers, especially in Paris.
Shopaholics. Architecture buffs and history lovers. People who enjoy art and culture. Nature buffs. Food lovers.
France is packed with places of accommodation in all tourist areas. There are international hotels chains, privately owned property, small village inns and some of the most trendy and fashionable hotels in the country. For budget accommodation, there are chambres dhotes, which are cost-friendly, with a character of its own and run by a family. France also offers thousands of camping sites all across the country. Tariffs vary depending upon the season, location and facilities. All the grade campsites offer water, toilet as well as washing facilities. For those who want to experience the hostel stay in France, there are hundreds of youth hostel available at low price. They are located in major cities, towns and at various locations in the countryside. Some are immaculate while some might offer horrid experience.
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Answer: You'll obviously want to spend sufficient time in Paris - at least 5 days of you're going for the first time. Other than that - it totally depends on what you want to do on the trip.
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