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France is one of the largest countries in Europe. It has a population of over 56 million and covers an area of 543,965 sq km, or 210,025 sq miles. It is bordered by 6 countries; Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Belgium and Germany. For the purposes of this website we have divided the country into 13 regions; Provence, Languedoc-Roussillon, Cote D'Azur, Paris & Ile de France, Aquitaine/ Dordogne, Loire Valley, Brittany/Normandy, Burgundy, Midi-Pyrenees, Chamonix, Barges, Cooking School, Individual Self Guided Tours.

France has a wide variety of regional diversities and sights to please every visitor, from high mountains to lush farmlands, from traditional villages where life moves slowly to the chic boulevards of the large cities; France has it all.

France has a predominantly temperate climate, with mild winters, except for the mountain regions and the northeast. For more climate information please see each region:


Provence, France
Ancient hill top towns surrounded by slopes covered with lavender, olive groves, vineyards, sunflowers, cypress, and pine. A region of brilliant colours, historic sights and a tranquility which has brought artists and writers to this area for centuries.
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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Medieval towns, a protected coastline of beaches, the Canal du Midi and vineyards all offer a wide variety of sights and experiences.
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Cote D'Azur, France
Coastal cliffs, turquoise sea and beaches are offset by the elegance of Nice, Monaco, Cannes, and the perfumed smells of the flower fields surrounding Grasse.
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Paris & Ile de France, France
A region of beauty, which surrounds Paris, the city of culture, food, art and architecture. Those who visit cannot help but fall in love with the rolling hills, wide Boulevards, cafes and museums.
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Aquitaine/ Dordogne, France
Sea side resorts, combined with world famous wines make for a true life of leisure.
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Loire Valley, France
The historic heart of France with chateaux's, stately parks and gardens and the wandering Loire River.
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Brittany/Normandy, France
Green hills and sea side resorts interspersed with thatched cottages and moated manor houses. A rural and pleasant relaxing atmosphere.
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Burgundy, France
Renowned for its wine and fine Romanesque architecture. The landscape is that of vineyard and chateaux's.
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Midi-Pyrenees, France
Pilgrimages, rich foods and 4000 year old cave paintings and artifacts are all within this region.
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Chamonix, France
A skiers paradise, but not just limited for the winter activities the mountain region also have wonderful hiking trails in the summer.
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Barges, France

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Cooking School, France

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Individual Self Guided Tours, France

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Links:

Department of Tourism
www.franceguide.com

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