Traveling to France can the fulfillment of a life long dream for many tourists, but what’s a foreigner to do when they get there? The myriad of tourist attractions and cultural events can make narrowing down your options into your vacation time frame difficult.
A must see for the tourist visiting Paris is of course the Eiffel Tower. It was completed in 1889 and was once a hated sight for most Parisians but now serves as a symbol of french civic pride. The Musee du Louvre houses the famous Mona Lisa portrait painted by Leonado da Vinci and is a staple on any tourists itinerary. The Musee d’ Orsey is interestingly located in a former railroad station and hosts impressionistic art. The Notre Dame Cathadral is a gothic masterpiece of architecture located in the heart of the city and should not be skipped. The Luxemborg Gardens were once only open to French royalty and are a delight for nature lovers. Sainte Chapelle is a thirteenth century church that hosts classical music concerts as well as the Opera Garnier. Continue reading “Traveling to France” »
The region of Normandy is located in Northern France. The area has an important historic past in that in 1944, it was where thousands of soldiers came on D-Day. It is a popular tourist location not only for the history but also for the rugged natural beauty of the Normandy coast and traditional French feel.
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Nestled on a rocky hillside sweeping down to the sea and set in exotic gardens, the hotel enjoys excellent views of the Iles d’Or. All guestrooms overlook the sea and their terraces descend in cascades down to the private beach, with direct access to the garden. The hotel also offers a bar, music room, and seawater swimming pool.
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France has been described as the market of Europe and the names of the products speak for themselves – Chanel, Cartier, Yves Saint Laurent…Here’s a look at the shopping scene in Paris and Nice.
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For years Disneyland has been a symbol of magic and enjoyment for children all over the world. The mystery and adventure that precedes a trip to the famed resort on the outskirts of Paris usually ensures plenty of disturbed night’s sleep for parents. However, there is more magic to discover in the city that is likely to keep children entertained. Continue reading “More Magic in Paris than Just at Disneyland” »
This quiet hotel’s leafy location is just five minutes from the historical center of Aix en Provence. The simple tastefully decorated guestrooms all include cable TV, minibar and direct-dial phone. The hotel offers guests a range of amenities including outdoor pool and air-conditioning.
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If you would like to discover France, it is a good way to drive around the region by car.
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When it comes to tourist destinations, France is among the top countries in the world, a position it has enjoyed for years, stretching back really into centuries. The combination of arts, history, natural beauty, and climate make France one of the most interesting places in the world. Add to that the country’s reputation as a place for great romance (including the most romantic city in the world in Paris) and the security most developed countries of the Western world enjoy, and it is easy to see why tourists flock to the country every year. As you might guess, there is a lot to do throughout France, but here is a list of the five things that seem to be on every tourist’s agenda.
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France offers some of the best quality and affordable bargain ski holidays in the whole world. It offers worlds leading self catering ski holidays specialists who also provide quality and save accommodation to all their tourists throughout the year.
Frances P and V holidays offers some of the best self catering apartments which are also cheap and gives room for bargaining to all their potential clientele. All the apartments which range from two berth studios to eight berth studios for all sorts of their clients are fully equipped and offer very comfortable experience all through the holidays. Continue reading “Bargain ski holidays in France” »
Nestling in the shadow of Mont Blanc – Europe’s highest mountain at 4807m -Chamonix lives and breathes mountain history. Chamonix has long been hailed as a mecca for climbing and mountaineering with bearded mountain men in de rigour battered alpine gear seen striding around town and regaling unfortunate listeners with tales of leaping crevasses, dodging rock falls and climbing peaks. There’s Mont Blanc to be summated, the north face of Les Drus to be tackled and Les Grands Jorasses to inspire. Indeed, Chamonix first came to prominence as a summer tourist destination in the 19th century and the first cable car opened at Le Brevant for summer walkers.
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