The land of romance, rural landscapes, charming hilltop villages and of course, fine cheese and wine; France is all about that laid-back lifestyle , so sit back and embrace it on your journey through this relaxed region. From iconic landmarks and world-class art to the gently rolling Alps and vineyards of southern France, it is here that you will find one of the world’s best wine producing regions. Taste your way around the wine trails, cycle through the beautiful Loire valley and discover the flavour of the French Riviera. Home to the chic Cannes Film Festival, the gorgeous Lerins Islands and some of the most spectacular beaches in the south of France, get ready to say ‘bon appetite’ a lot during your stay here – the cuisine is out of this world.
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Where to Go in France
The list is practically endless when it comes to places to visit in France. Of course, most people will begin their holiday in Paris, the beloved city of lights. Ideal for a city break, if you’re looking to venture further, our holidays can take you to south to the food and wine regions of Burgundy and Bordeux, the lush countryside of the Loire Valley or further south to the coast to charming towns like Nice, Cannes and Marseille.
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Top 3 Things to Do in France
- See the famous landmarks of Paris
- Take a wine tasting tour in Bordeaux
- Enjoy the beach scene along the French Riviera
When to Go to France
From winter skiing to a famed summer beach scene, France has something to offer during every season. Spring and autumn are a fantastic time to visit places like Paris, Provence and Bordeaux, when conditions are mild and the crowds aren’t too big. France’s beaches along the French Riviera are at their best in summer, just be prepared for the crowds. Winter in France is ideal for a ski holiday with popular locations including Chamonix Valley, Val Thorens, Courchevel and Méribel.
Flight time: The London to Paris flight time is 1 hour and 15 minutes
Visas: British Citizens do not require a visa to France for stays under three months.
More About France
Capital city: Paris
Vaccinations: There are no required vaccinations for entry to France, but it is recommended that all travellers be up-to-date with their routine inoculations.