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Here are the top 6 tourist places in France

1. Paris

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Bonjour Mon Ami! Paris needs no formal introduction - synonymous with culture, architecture, food and fashion. That je ne sais quoi of the French capital makes it the dream destination for many. So would you want to leave Paris 'Before Sunset' or would you take our word and spend a 'Midnight in Pari...

Best Time: June to August

2. Corsica

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The island of Corsica, surrounded by the famous Mediterranean Sea, is the perfect example of an artistic blend of nautral beauty and rich history. Corsican culture interweaved with French and Italian influences make this place unique and an ideal holiday destination. The island is blessed with an in...

Best Time: May to September

3. Nice

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The scenic beauty of the coastal city of Nice is why it has constantly attracted artists to her shores. It is one of the top beach destinations in France, serving as a gateway to the French favourite Cote d'Azur. This beautiful city encompasses everything you could expect from a quaint European town...

Best Time: May to October

4. Bordeaux

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Bordeaux, a magnolious Port city situated on the Garonne River in the Gironde Deprtment of southwestern France, harbours the best of wine, the most gracious and elegant of gothic architecture and amalgamates it all with the 21st century rhythm that leaves the beholder awestruck. A culturally rich lo...

Best Time: January to December

5. Cannes

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Cannes is a city located on Cote d'Azur or more commonly the French Riviera known for its luxury shops and hotels and the distinctive annual Cannes Film Festival apart from which the city also has a lot of natural beauty to offer making your trip worthwhile.

Best Time: Throughout the year

6. Lyon

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The ancient city of Lyon is France's third largest city and a pinnacle for history, culture and delicious French cuisine. Established by the Romans as Ludgunum over 2000 years ago, the city is more than meets the eye, distracting you with its historical remains and fine renaissance architecture to k...

Best Time: April to May and October to December

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FAQs on France

What is the currency of France?

Euro was the official currency of France since 2002 when it dropped its own currency French Franc. The currency bills of Euros are in denomination of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500. Credit cardsÊare widely acceptedÊin the countryÊincluding MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Diners Club. However, make sure to check whether the restaurant you are seated at accept cards. It is recommended to carry a cash supply all the times, even if you are in the major cities.

What is the history of France?

France has come a long way from once being a vibrant and colourful monarchy before 1798 until the beginning of a revolutionÊthat restructured the entire country shifting the seat of power from the church to the state. The French Empire expanded during the Napoleonic era until its defeat at Waterloo in 1815 leading to the reinstatement of the monarchy. Napoleon died in South Atlantic Island during his exile. With constant change in the headÊof the state, France received its famous architecture in Paris in late 19th century including its avenues of Haussmann buildings and the Eiffel Tower. The country played a significant role in both the world wars in the 20th century, first resulting in surrender to Nazi Germany in 1940 and the presidency of Charles de Gaulle restoring stability. The year 1968 saw Gaulles downfall after the famous anti-government protests leading the way to the modern times in France.

How is France divided into regions?

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.
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