France's stunning diversity, France is a land of diversity.
There's certainly more than a hint of diversity in a country which boasts three seas, three oceans, five mountain ranges, a handful of overseas territories and around 5,500km of coastline. This incredibly varied country is home to landscapes, regions, cultures and sites which are as different one from another as they are interconnected.
Enjoy a rendez-vous with France's stunning natural landscapes
Long beaches in the north, a rocky coastline to the west and wild creeks in the south offer plenty of opportunities for sand-yachting, thalassotherapy treatments, surfing and sailing along the Mediterranean coast.
Inland France also boasts numerous attractions, with no fewer than 46 regional nature reserves, as well as rivers and streams which create diverse landscapes such as the Tarn gorges and the banks of the Loire.
Wedged between two valleys, the high mountain peaks and foothills of the country offer a wide choice of exciting activities and adventures in summer and winter alike. For example, France is home to the legendary Vallée Blanche (white valley) which lies in the heart of the Mont Blanc mountain range.
Enjoy a rendez-vous with France's fascinating historical sites
Castles, museums, cathedrals and monuments are dotted throughout the country. Each region, département, town and village bears witness to the country's rich cultural and artistic heritage. With attractions such as the Louvre museum, Loire castles, Mont-Saint-Michel and Lascaux caves, France is a veritable open-air museum which is home to no fewer than 38 UNESCO World Heritage sites. France is also a destination which commemorates important world events, with sites such as the 'Chemins de la Grande Guerre' focusing on places of interest from the First World War, and the Second World War D-Day landing beaches.
Enjoy a rendez-vous with France's rich culture
Enjoy internationally renowned festivals such as those in Cannes, Avignon and Marciac, or events such as the Fête de la Musique, Heritage Days and Fête de la Gastronomie.
Enjoy a rendez-vous with France's unique way of life. Lastly, enjoy those special experiences which are unique to France.
Enjoy a rendez-vous with France's amazing diversity!
Fashion, food and wine are just a few of the things which help to forge the identity of France.
Rendez-vous in Corsica, a miniature continent. Lying 200 kilometres from the French Riviera, Corsica is almost in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Its landscapes, monuments and beautiful beaches, make this island an ideal destination for walking on the GR20, relaxing, and discovering the age-old heritage and traditions associated with the Corsican way of life. The Corsican coastlines, at a total length of over 1 000km, are the most varied of French coastlines. Cap Corse, passing by the ...
Between the sea and mountains, the Mediterranean shores from Saint-Tropez to Menton, the hills of Provence and the Alpine Mercantour Massif, the Côte d'Azur offers a great diversity of landscapes. The beauty of its beaches and the splendour of its luxury properties, the fame of its Festivals and the celebrity of its Artists create a lovely balance with the green forests and valleys of the mountain hinterland, the red-tile roofs of its age-old perched villages and the bright yellow of mimosas ...
The third largest region in France, Aquitaine is sure to meet all your vacation needs: from the Basque Coast to the Périgord-Limousin Natural Regional Park, discover its beaches, cities steeped in history, many picturesque villages, medieval fortified towns and also its mountains, vineyards and the Landes Forest.
The heart of Provence is in the hills that bind the sea to the alps. These are the sloping vineyards; the cultivated lands and the colorful scenery that charmed Cezanne (Aix en Provence), Van Gogh (Arles), Chagall ou Giono... In Provence or the Midi the local people have a soft singing accent which evokes their whole relaxed lifestyle. They have no greater pleasure after a hard days work than to enjoy a delicious and hardy meal shared with friends..... This is the picturesque Provence of ...
Paris, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, the City of Love, is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway... Paris has something for everyone - it's a multifaceted, magical, mythical and sometimes surprising capital that is always exciting. People come to Paris to admire its exceptional architectural and cultural heritage, making it one of the world's most beautiful cities.
Welcome to the Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley Here, it's worth lingering at every stopping-off point. Four places that are part of the same whole but different, four unmissable destinations and a charming little railway line. Legendary Chamonix Cham' is a destination popular the world over. In the streets of this high-mountain town you'll hear languages from every corner of the globe. But the people who come to this 'summit meeting' share the same way of thinking, the same love for mountaineering, ...
Courchevel, the most prestigious access door to Les 3 Vallées Ski area, invites you to discover a unique ski in ski out resort, with an elegant charm and family orientated. The 5 villages, located at different altitude, offers you their own exclusive atmosphere. Courchevel Saint Bon, Courchevel Le Praz, Courchevel Village, Courchevel Moriond and Courchevel... The choice is yours! Use the occasion to enjoy a festival of flavours, concocted by more than 70 restaurants with endless culinary ...
Rendez-vous in Megève A unique holiday experience... A resort built around a medieval village dating back to the 14C, Megève is a place teeming with history and a resort that has earned itself an international reputation, where famous names have contributed to the rise of what is now a compulsory stop on any visit to the French Alps. Megève is a place where nature, comfort, style, gastronomy, and wellbeing come together... Surrounded by three mountains with gentle slopes and verdant forests, ...
Why spend a vacation in the mountains? More so, why particularly in Méribel? Spending one's vacation time in the mountains is a guarantee for complete stress relief, for a revitalizing breath of fresh air, as well as for experiencing unforgettable and sometimes surprising moments as a couple, a group of friends, or a family. Choose Méribel for your holiday, and enjoy a break in the fresh air of an arollaz pine forest in the Vanoise National Park (500 km of walking paths). The dawn on Mont ...
At Tignes, you can ski before and after everyone else. That's the motto of this large resort, which offers summer glacier skiing and a winter season stretching from September to May. With 150 kilometres of runs and such a long season, Tignes really does have something for everyone, but intermediate and advanced skiers are especially served. Freestylers and riders will also feel at home, since Tignes was one of France's first resorts to promote alternative ski culture and continues to welcome it ...