France travel guide

Map of France

Be welcomed by the famous, warm Breton hospitailty and enjoy the charms of Brittany - its rugged coast dotted with pretty, rustic seaside towns and villages, whilst inland you'll find beautiful countryside and cities of rich heritage in this land of Arthurian myth. Neighbouring Normandy holds much history from William the Conqueror's château in Caen and the Bayeux Tapestry, to the Normandy Landing Beaches and countless memorials and museums about WW2.

Further afield are the rolling vineyards and exquisite châteaux of the Loire Valley and the world-renowned wineries of Aquitaine. Enjoy the golden sands of Provence Cote d'Azur and relax in the stylish resorts of Cannes and St Tropez. Paris, the world's most visited city, has so much to explore and is a perfect destination for those looking for refined tastes and culture in its many museums that include the famous Louvre and the Musee d'Orsay.

Enjoy the mountain regions of Rhone Alps and the Midi Pyrenees where you can hike and climb stunning snow-capped mountains, go surfing off the coast of Aquitaine or Brittany and cycle through the beautiful flats and gentle hills of the Loire Valley. Or why not discover more about France's ancient past of megalithic stones at Carnac or wander the Roman ruins and amphitheatres at Saintes and Nîmes? There is so much to explore!

Top regions to visit

A region of lush countryside covered in chateaux, stunning beaches and historic towns & cities.

Along the beautiful and varied coastline of over 700 miles, you'll discover endless sandy stretches, secluded coves, and rugged rock formations.

An historic area filled with beautiful cathedrals and chateaux, winding rivers perfect for water sports and some excellent wine regions.

Normandy has an important history with a dramatic coastline that includes the D-Day Landings beaches, stylish beach resorts and the stunning Mont St Michel.

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