Most visitors who travel to France from the UK either land or arrive by train to Paris, giving them the perfect opportunity to explore the most romantic of capitals and its iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, Notre-Dame and Sacre-Coeur Cathedrals and the lively Moulin Rouge cabaret shows. World-class art can be appreciated in the Louvre, the Pompidou Centre and the Musee D'Orsay, home to many of Monet's best works. World War II and D-Day history buffs can take in a tour of the Normandy Landing beaches in northern France, while castles and vineyards can be visited in the central regions of Burgundy and Auvergne. The French Riviera coastline is ideal for beach holidays and sailing while stunning mountain scenery can be found all year round on the northern slopes of the Pyrenees and in the French Alps.
Discover the Cities of France
Looking for short breaks in France? The country is full of cities, each with their own unique landscapes, cuisine and history. Visit the capital of France during the winter time to experience an atmosphere specific to Paris, with snow covered rooftops and parks making it all the more romantic. Head over to Monaco during the Spring time to get some deserved relaxation, or the stunning Lille in the summer time.
Planning on traveling to France? Here is some basic information that might help you while planning your trip!
|Everything you need to know when traveling in France|
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Beaches in France
France has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, and some of the nicest weather during the summer. With most of the beaches having a nearby city these top beaches are ideal for short breaks with family or friends.
Best Beaches in France
Money Saving Tips
- Passes:Get yourself a Paris Museum Pass to get savings on entrances and skipping queues. Many other cities in France offer similar passes for either two, four or six days.
- Eat at local restaurants: Going out for dinner can be quite expensive in France. Make sure to avoid the tourist areas and do your research on good places to eat in the area you're visiting, there's bound to be a cheap alternative just off the beaten track which is not only cheaper but often the food will be better as well!
- Book your train and bus tickets ahead: You can save a lot of money with buying your transportation tickets before. Buying them upon arrival at the station will often cost you a lot more.